Information for Prospective Students

Scholarships and Funding

UCL Department of Management Science and Innovation

Important information for Students

Details on all Management Science and Innovation scholarships can be found on their Departmental webpage.

Fulbright-UCL Technology Entrepreneurship Award 2015/2016

Fulbright Awards aim to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries, promoting peace and understanding through educational exchange of people, knowledge and skills. The US-UK Fulbright Awards scheme was set up in 1948 to enhance mutual understanding between the US and the UK.

UCL and the Fulbright Commission have agreed to collaborate to offer one Fulbright-UCL Technology Entrepreneurship Award each academic session from 2013/14.

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must:

  • be US citizens not currently resident in the UK
  • have successfully completed or be currently completing undergraduate studies
  • be intending to pursue full-time a one-year MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship.

Please note: Awards are made conditional upon acceptance to UCL before arrival in the UK. Students admitted to joint programmes taught at UCL and another university are not eligible for the award.

Value, Terms, and Conditions
  • The award includes tuition fees and £13,500 towards maintenance.
  • The scholarship is tenable for one year only.
  • The Fulbright-UCL Award may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries, provided the total amount of funds received do not substantially exceed full tuition fees plus living costs.
  • Scholarship recipients are obliged to inform the UCL Student Funding Office immediately of any other funding they are awarded toward their UCL Master’s degree studies, before or subsequent to confirmation of the Fulbright-UCL Award.
  • Scholarships cannot be transferred to another institution, nor deferred to a later year.
  • Payments are made in equal instalments throughout the academic year.
  • Award payments are only possible once the recipient is fully enrolled on the one-year MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship.
  • Within two months of the end date of the Fulbright-UCL Award, recipients are required to submit to UCL a letter of gratitude to the donor/s (To Whom It May Concern). The letter should 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 scholarship and awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations for Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, Prizes and Medals.
Selection Criteria

The award is allocated on academic excellence and potential, the funders are also looking for the following:

  • rigour in scholarly enquiry and academic or professional excellence
  • strong reasons for wishing to pursue the proposed project in the UK
  • interest in the people and cultures of the UK
  • clear set of objectives for the Fulbright year
  • commitment to the host community through volunteer and extra-curricular activity.
Application Deadline and Procedure

Application for the award is made through the Fulbright Commission.

  • The competition opens in May and application forms are available from this time.
  • The deadline for submitting scholarship applications is 14 October 2014.
  • Between November and February the applications are evaluated and a shortlist is drawn up by late February.
  • Shortlisted candidates are invited to a telephone interview. These take place in early March.

Details about the Fulbright-UCL Award, including application procedures, are given on the Fulbright Commission website.

Notification of Results

Scholarships recipients are notified in late March. Between April and June the scholar paperwork is prepared. In mid-September the scholar arrives in London, orientation takes place and the Fulbright year begins.

MSI Scholarship

The Department of Management Science and Innovation offers scholarships of £10,000 for students on the MSc in Management. The scholarships are offered to support our postgraduate students and demonstrate our commitment to teaching. 

Eligibility

All candidates holding an offer of admission will be considered for funding. Applicants without an offer of admission to UCL may be excluded from the selection process. We strongly recommend that applications for admission are submitted no later than four weeks before the scholarship deadline to ensure an offer of a place has been made when the scholarship is allocated.

Procedure

There is no formal application procedure for this scholarship. All prospective students who have been offered a place on the programme by 1 May 2015 will be considered for a scholarship. Decisions about awards will be made by a selection committee consisting of academic staff from the UCL Department of Management Science and Innovation.

Selection criteria

The scholarships will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Academic excellence
  • Personal, career or social achievement.

Successful applicants will have outstanding results in the qualifications they have already obtained, or will have major achievements in other areas of life.

Notification of results

The scholarship recipients will be informed of their success by the 1 July 2015. We do not accept additional material from candidates unless specifically requested.

Pattihis Family Scholarship

UCL is pleased to announce a new scholarship, generously funded by Remedica Ltd, for the MSc Management degree in the Department of Management Science and Innovation. Remedica Ltd is a pharmaceutical manufacturer based in Cyprus and exporting to more than 100 countries.

One full fee scholarship of £14,250 per year is available for the next three years. As well as covering fees, the scholarship includes an offer of employment with Remedica (subject to successful completion of degree) and the successful candidate will be expected to develop and progress in their career in management with Remedica, but this is not a binding obligation.

Eligibility

All eligible candidates holding an offer of admission and who have submitted a statement of interest as an additional document to their application will be considered for funding. Applicants not holding an offer of admission to UCL by 1 April 2015 will be excluded from the selection process.

Procedure

Candidates who would like to be considered for the scholarship must upload a one page statement as an additional document to the UCL MSc Management application outlining why they should be considered. This should also cover motivations for employment with Remedica. The UCL MSc Management Admissions panel, in accordance with procedures used by the UCL Student Funding Office, will be exclusively responsible for selecting the best and most deserving student candidates. Remedica will then interview the shortlisted applicants and make the final selection.

We strongly recommend that applications for admission are submitted no later than four weeks before the scholarship deadline of 1st April 2015 to ensure an offer of a place has been made when the scholarship is allocated.

Selection Criteria
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in Cyprus in order to be considered eligible for this Scholarship
  • Preference will be given to students who are able to speak Greek – but this is not essential.
  • Academic excellence, personal, career or social achievement
Notification of results

The scholarship recipients will be informed of their success in Summer 2015.

If there are no qualified students in any given year, the scholarship will be rolled over to the following year.

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*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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