Information for Prospective Students
Scholarships and Funding
UCL Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships
|Important Information for all Applicants|
UCL Global Excellence Scholarships aim to reward academic excellence among new UCL students.
There are a total of eight scholarships per session for the academically most outstanding graduate students joining UCL. Students enrolling on joint programmes (programmes run by UCL and another university) are not eligible. One graduate award is reserved for a student from each of the following regions:
- The UK
- Europe (excluding the UK, but including Russia)
- the Indian sub-continent and the Middle East
- China, North- and Central South-East Asia
- North America
- Central and South America including the Caribbean
Candidates must be in receipt of an offer of admission to UCL for degree study at graduate level to be nominated for an award.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, achievement and potential. Financial circumstances of the candidates are not taken into account.
Value: Benefits and Duration
The scholarships consist of £5,000 and are tenable for one year only. Scholarship funds may be applied to fees or paid out in three instalments payable at the start of each term.
Nominations Deadline and Procedure
There is no application procedure for students. Candidates are nominated by Departments and Faculties.
Graduate candidates with the departmental offer of graduate admission to UCL to be considered for nomination to the Faculty.
Graduate Nomination and Selection Process
Nomination Guidance: Nominations should be based purely on the academic achievements and potential of the candidates. Financial circumstances of the candidates must not be taken into account. Students enrolling on joint programmes (programmes run by UCL and another university) are not eligible.
Department Graduate Nomination (by 29 March 2013)
Departments must nominate to their respective Faculty Offices their academically best graduate (Master's or MPhil/PhD/EngD) entrants from each of the eight regions defined under the scheme (see above). Regional affiliation should be based on students' domicile or permanent residence as given in their admissions application or SITS-Portico records.
The Departmental Graduate Nominations Form must be completed and accompanied by copies of the complete Graduate Admissions application for each nominee (copies must be single-sided only and provided on A4 paper). Each Department will be putting forward for consideration a maximum of eight prospective graduates.
Department nominations for graduate Global Excellence Scholarships, must reach Faculty Offices by Friday, 29 March.
Faculty Graduate Nomination (by 26 April 2013)
From the departmental nominations received, each Faculty will nominate to the UCL Student Funding Office the academically best graduate entrant from each region as defined under the scheme - as shown above. Regional affiliation should be based on students' domicile or permanent residence shown in their admissions application or SITS/Portico record.
The Faculty Graduate Nominations Form must be completed and accompanied by copies of the complete Graduate Admissions application for each nominee (copies must be single-sided only and provided on A4 paper). Each Faculty will be putting forward for consideration a maximum of eight prospective graduates.
Faculty nominations for graduate Global Excellence Scholarships, must reach the Student Funding Office by Friday, 26 April: UCL Student Funding Office, UCL Student & Registry Services, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.
Graduate Selection and Notification of Results
A panel of UCL academics will select the recipients of the eight regional awards from nominations put forward by the Faculties, and will also identify reserve candidates should any award offers be declined.
Selection results will be announced to Faculties and successful candidates in June.
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