Information for Prospective Students

Ardalan Scholarship

Important information for all applicants

Founded in 2010 by a private donor to assist Iranian nationals to undertake Master's study at UCL. One award is available per year.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • have successfully completed undergraduate-level studies in Iran and be an Iranian national;
  • have applied to pursue a full-time taught Master's study at UCL by the date of the scholarship application deadline.

Please note that preference will be given to students intending to study within the Department of Economics.

Value: Benefits and Duration

The value of the scholarship is £25,000 for one year. Payment will be applied to tuition fees in the first instance, with any remainder to be paid to the recipient in termly instalments for maintenance. 

Selection and Notification of Results


The scholarship will be awarded on both academic merit and financial need.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Council upon the recommendation of an academic selection panel.

Notification of Results

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

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

Contact Details

UCL Student Funding contact details can be found here.

Page last modified on 18 feb 15 12:23 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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