Institute of Archaeology


UCL Institute of Archaeology Heritage and Museums Diversity Scholarship

18 December 2019

The UCL Institute of Archaeology is funding a heritage and museums diversity scholarship for a candidate from black and minority ethnic backgrounds as these groups are currently under-represented within the heritage sector.

View of exterior of the UCL Institute of Archaeology, Gordon Square

The scholarship applies to candidates accepted onto one of the following graduate programmes: UCL Institute of Archaeology’s MA Museum Studies, MA Public Archaeology, MA Principles of Conservation or MA Cultural Heritage Studies.  The scholarship covers course fees only for a UK/EU student.

UK-permanent residents from one of the following BME ethnic groups are eligible:

  • Black (Black or Black British African, Black or Black British Caribbean, Black or Black British other or Mixed Black or Black British)
  • Pakistani (Pakistani or Pakistani British, or Pakistani Mixed or Pakistani Mixed British)
  • Bangladeshi (Bangladeshi or Bangladeshi British, or Bangladeshi Mixed or Bangladeshi Mixed British)

Selection will be made by a panel of UCL course tutors as well as representatives from the heritage sector who will make a decision based on the combined strength of the candidate’s academic qualifications and their personal statement regarding their commitment to the heritage sector.

The deadline for applications is 1 April.

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