Information for Prospective Students

UCL AFF Postgraduate Taught Master's Awards

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Important Information for All Applicants

Through the generous donations and funding agreements made by UCL's Alumni and Friends we are able to offer a number of scholarships each year. Listed below are those awards which are aimed at Taught Master's students.

Please take a look at the various schemes (linked below). If you are eligible to apply for one or more, please complete and return the application form.

Application Procedure and Deadline

There is one application form for the funding schemes listed below; you only have to complete the application form once and do not have to indicate which scheme you wish to be considered for. The Student Funding Office will process your application form for each of the schemes you are eligible for.

Before completing the application form, please read the UCL AFF Master's Scholarship Guidance Notes

Candidates must complete the UCL AFF Master's Scholarship Application Form, and submit it – along with supporting documents specified in the form – to the UCL Student Funding Office by the deadline of Monday, 17 March 2014.

If an application is received after this deadline it will not be deemed eligible and cannot be considered.

Please complete the reference form with the application form, however if the Referee wishes to they may complete a separate Reference form to send to us.

Return your completed application and supporting documentation to:

Student Funding Office, Student & Registry Services, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom

Or via email to: studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk

IMPORTANT NOTE:
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 for an eligible programme at the time of the scholarship deadline will be excluded from the competition at this point.

Click on each funding scheme below for further details:

UCL Alumni Scholarship

(previously UCL Futures Scholarship)

Important Information for All Applicants

The UCL Alumni Scholarship aims to enable and encourage those who have gained a UCL undergraduate degree to pursue full-time Master's degree studies at UCL.

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.

Value, Benefits and Duration

  • The value of the scholarship is £10,000.
  • The scholarship is tenable for one year only.
  • The UCL Alumni Scholarship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries. The amount of the UCL award may be adjusted depending on the total value of other funds received by the student.
  • Scholarship recipients are obliged to inform the UCL Student Funding Office immediately of any other funding they are awarded towards their UCL Master’s degree studies, before or subsequent to the UCL Alumni Scholarship award.
  • 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.

Selection

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence; however, financial need will also be taken into consideration. The scholarship will be awarded by the Council upon the recommendation of an academic selection panel.

For more details, terms and conditions please see UCL Alumni Scholarship page

Andrew Szmidla Postgraduate Scholarship

The aim of the Andrew Szmidla Postgraduate Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from Poland to pursue their postgraduate studies at UCL. Up to three scholarships are available for the 2014/15 academic session.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the Scholarship must:

  • be ordinarily resident in Poland;
  • 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 is academic excellence and financial need.

Value: Benefits and Duration

The successful recipient will be awarded £10,000 for one academic year only which may be applied directly to tuition fees or paid in three equal instalments throughout the academic year towards maintenance.

Selection and Notification of Results

The scholarship will be awarded by recommendation of a panel composed of members of UCL staff. 

For more details, terms and conditions please see Andrew Szmidla Postgraduate Scholarship page

Brown Family Bursary

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Prospective full-time UK Master's students who are undertaking a one-year programme of study in the Faculties of the Built Environment, Engineering Sciences or Mathematical and Physical Sciences (BEAMS).
  • Currently holding a first-class Bachelor's degree; and
  • In financial need.

Selection criteria

The bursary will be awarded based on financial need only as determined by the Student Funding Office and the Deputy Dean of Students (Welfare).

Value, Benefits and Duration

  • The value of the bursary is £12,500. The payment is to be applied to tuition fees in the first instance, with any remainder being paid to the successful applicant towards maintenance in termly instalments.
  • The bursary is tenable for one year only.
  • The bursary may not be held alongside other tuition fee only awards.

For more details, terms and conditions please see the Brown Family Bursary page.

Greenbank Scholarship

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be:

  • Current or Prospective Full-time UCL Master's students
  • Be in financial need as assessed by UCL

Selection criteria

The bursary will be awarded based on financial need only as determined by the Student Funding Office and the Deputy Dean of Students (Welfare).

Value, Benefits and Durations

  • The value of the bursary is £10,000. The payment is to be applied to tuition fees in the first instance, with any remainder being paid to the successful applicant towards maintenance in termly instalments
  • The bursary is tenable for one year only
  • The bursary may be held alongside other awards

For details, terms and conditions please see the Greenbank Scholarship page

Professor Malcolm Grant Scholarship (PG)

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

  • 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, Benefits and Duration

  • 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.
  • 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.

For further details, terms and conditions please see the Professor Malcolm Grant Scholarship page.

Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship

The aim of the Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship is to enable and encourage those who might have financial constraints in pursuing a full-time Master's degree to study at UCL. Four awards are available commencing in the 2014/15 academic session.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the Scholarship must:

  • be ordinarily resident in the UK;
  • have applied by the date of the scholarship application deadline to study a full-time Master of Science degree at UCL in 2014/15

Selection Criteria

The criteria for awarding the scholarship is financial need.

Value, Benefits and Duration

  • The successful recipient will be awarded £10,000.
  • The award is tenable for one year of full-time study.
  • 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.

For more details, terms and conditions please see Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship.

Notification of Results

The scholarships will be awarded by recommendation of a panel composed of members of UCL staff. The successful candidates will be notified as soon as possible once a decision has been made, usually by mid June 2014.

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

Contact Details

If you have any queries please get in touch. UCL Student Funding contact details can be found here.

Page last modified on 04 jul 14 15:12 by Ben R Nicholson


*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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