African Graduate Scholarship at The University College London 2021

African Graduate Scholarship at The University College London 2022-23

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Sponsored by the CP Charitable Trust, and the International Student House, this scholarship exists to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance. The Scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September to study Global Health and Development at UCL.


The University College London (UCL)


Degree Level:

Master’s Degree Program & Doctoral Degree Program


Global Health and Development.

Scholarship Award:

The African Graduate Scholarship will cover:

  • £25,800 Tuition fee for overseas students in 2021-2022 AY.
  • £10,000 Estimated value of an accommodation bursary in the International students house (ISH).
  • £9,200 Subsistence stipend for the year disbursed in regular intervals.
  • Travel expenses (You will need to calculate and pay for the cost of your travel to and from the UK as well as the cost for the student visa, and initial expenses (warm clothes for winter, student supplies etc.)
  • MSc Project costs (You will need to calculate and pay for the costs of your project if you choose to conduct an MSc project overseas.


The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation, at the time of application.
  • The candidate must have applied and obtained an offer letter to study a fulltime postgraduate programme at the UCL Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • The scholarship covers UCL tuition fees, accommodation, and cost of living.
  • The candidate must arrange for and obtain the additional funding required to cover travel, student visa, and initial expenses.

Application Procedure:

Eligible candidates are required to submit their completed scholarship application form with the following documentation:

  • Copy of your offer letter for the MSc Global Health and Development programme
  • academic transcripts/certificates, references and CV from your MSc application.
  • Complete scholarship application form including personal statement.
  • Evidence of your current employment and income e.g. letter from employer confirming employment status and annual salary in GBP
  • Proof of funding status including evidence that they have applied to other funding bodies for the additional expenses. If any additional funding has been obtained, the applicant must provide evidence of this in the form of a signed letter from the funding organization stating the additional sponsorship/scholarship amount in sterling. If the funding comes from personal resources, copies of official bank statements showing the balance of funds must be submitted.

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Application Deadline:

03 May 2021

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