Institute of Archaeology


Heritage and Museums Opportunity Scholarship

The Institute is funding a scholarship for a candidate from Black British, British Pakistani or British Bangladeshi backgrounds.

This forms part of a positive action initiative to open opportunities to groups that UCL equalities data shows are historically and currently under-represented in the Heritage IoA student body as well as within the heritage sector. 

The scholarship applies to candidates accepted onto one of the following courses: UCL Institute of Archaeology's MA in Museum Studies, MA in Public Archaeology, MA in Principles of Conservation or MA in Cultural Heritage Studies. The scholarship covers course fees only for a UK domiciled student from one of the following minority groups: 

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

A separate application form should be submitted to Lisa Daniel by 1 May 2023

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. 

Any queries please email Lisa Daniel, Graduate Admissions Administrator.