Information for Prospective Students

Professor Malcolm Grant Scholarship (PG)

Important information for Students

The Professor Malcolm Grant Scholarship was established to celebrate the exceptional contribution of the outgoing President & Provost to the UCL community over 10 years.

The aim of the Professor Malcolm Grant Scholarship (PG) is to enable and encourage UCL Alumni who can show leadership potential as well as demonstrate financial need to pursue their Master's studies at UCL. One award is available commencing in the 2014/15 academic session.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates can be from any country, but must

  • have successfully completed or be currently completing undergraduate degree studies at UCL
  • have applied by the date of the scholarship application deadline to study a full-time Master's degree at UCL in 2014/15.

Selection Criteria

The criteria for awarding the scholarship are financial need and leadership potential.

Value, Terms, and Conditions

The successful recipient will be awarded £25,000 for the duration of their programme at UCL subject to satisfactory academic progress, payable in equal instalments as determined by the length of the programme of study.

  • Scholarships cannot be transferred to another institution or deferred to a later year.
  • The scholarship will first be applied to the recipient’s tuition fees, with any remainder payable to the recipient in three equal instalments throughout the academic year towards maintenance.
  • Award recipients are obliged to inform UCL (Student Funding Office) immediately of any other funding they are awarded towards their UCL programme of study.
  • The award may not be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries (unless approved by UCL). The amount of the UCL award may be adjusted depending on the total value of other funds received by the student.
  • Within two months of the end date of the award, recipients are required to submit to UCL a letter of gratitude to the donors (To Whom It May Concern). The letter should include comment on the impact of the scholarship on the recipient’s education and how the award has benefited them. It should also include details of proposed career plans and any career developments.
  • All awards are subject to the provisions of the UCL’s General Regulations for Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, Prizes and Medals.

Application Deadline and Procedure

The deadline for applications is: Monday, 17 March 2014.

The application form and guidance notes can be found on our Alumni and Friends Funding Awards page.

Potential candidates must ensure that they submit a full scholarship application by the deadline irrespective of whether an offer of admission has reached them or not. After the deadline the UCL Student Funding Office will check UCL systems to confirm whether the scholarship applicant has applied for admission to one of the eligible UCL programmes. Scholarships applicants without an application for admission to an eligible programme at the time of the scholarship deadline will be excluded from the competition at this point.

Notification of Results

Successful and reserve candidates can expect to be notified by email from July onwards.

We are unable to inform unsuccessful applicants. If you do not hear from the UCL Student Funding Office by the end of July, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Contact Details

UCL Student Funding contact details can be found here.

Page last modified on 03 mar 14 17:27 by Daniel Newcombe

*NOTE: All scholarship and student funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.

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