Master of Public Administration, Executive programme in Global Public Policy and Management(Global EMPA)
The School of Public Policy at UCL invites applications for the Pentland Scholarship to support one individual undertaking its Global EMPA programme run jointly with NYU Wagner in New York. The Global EMPA programme is intended to equip talented professionals, who have at least five years work experience, to develop their analytical skills and managerial competence so that they are able to provide public policy leadership in conditions of contemporary governance.
scholarship will be awarded to individuals from Africa, Asia-Pacific or Latin
America and will support outstanding young people at an early stage in their
careers, who can demonstrate a capacity to benefit from the programme, a clear
sense in which they will be able to contribute to public service and who lack
the means to finance their own study.
Further information on this award and details of how to apply are available here.
Deadline: 12pm (UK time), Thursday 5th March 2015
Fulbright Award for the Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management (application deadline: Friday, 5th December 2014)
In this award category, one award will be offered to a British citizen, who is a mid-career professional, to pursue a semester in the US as part of the jointly run Global EMPA with NYU Wagner. The Fulbright Award semester will be spent at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York City and will take place during the autumn. Grantees will then return to the UK to complete a second semester at University College London. No additional funding is available for British citizens from the Fulbright Commission for this UK-based second semester.
In addition to applying for the award, students must apply for admission to the UCL/NYU Wagner course in the normal way. Please review the admissions criteria for the UCL/NYU Wagner course to make sure you are eligible before applying for this scholarship.
Applicants to the Global EMPA at NYU Wagner and University College London should have at least 7 years of management-level experience, and be either a rising leader, or already in an executive position.
More information on the award here.
Bentham Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The department has one Bentham Scholarship available to prospective departmental PhD candidates for 2015/16 entry.
For the first year, the Fellowship will cover the full Home/UK fee of £4,500 and will carry the UCL/research council level stipend of £15,863.
In the 2nd and 3rd years, it will cover the full fee and offer a stipend of £15,863 on the basis that the student contributes to teaching for a total of 180 hours per annum (this includes both contact and non-contact hours and is in line with research council scholarships).
AHRC DTP Awards - MPhil/PhD
A number of AHRC Studentships is to be awarded by open competition to prospective UCL MPhil/PhD students. Applicants who wish to be considered for one of these studentships must first submit a complete application for admission to a political theory or political philosophy PhD with the Department of Political Science.
All studentships are extremely competitive and only candidates with an excellent academic record and strong research proposal are awarded.
Full award studentships available to Home students cover the cost of approved tuition fees and provide a maintenance grant or ‘stipend.’ EU candidates will be eligible for a fees only award.
Further information can be found on the LAHP website.
Information about postgraduate research in political philosophy in UCL Department of Politics can be found on our website which includes details about our staff and their research interests.
ESRC DTC 1+3 and +3 Awards MPhil/PhD
A number of ESRC Studentships is awarded annually by open competition to prospective UCL MPhil/PhD students. Applicants who wish to be considered for one of these studentships must first submit a complete application for admission to the PhD. Full award studentships available to Home students cover the cost of approved tuition fees and provide a maintenance grant or ‘stipend.’ EU candidates will be eligible for a fees only award.
All candidates with an Advanced Quantitative Methods (AQM) component in their research applying for an AQM award are eligible for a full award including a stipend regardless of their fee status with UCL (Home, EU or Overseas).
Departmental Teaching Assistantships
All PhD students who are registered on the Department's PhD programme and who have successfully completed the first year in the programme are eligible to apply for a Departmental Teaching Assistantship. All eligible PhD students are considered for these positions. The duties of a Teaching Assistant include seminar teaching and coursework/examination marking.