UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


Scholarships and funding

As a full-time or part-time postgraduate student at the Institute for Sustainable Heritage, you may be eligible for one of our attractive financial support packages.

Scholarships for the 19/20 academic year are now closed. Scholarships for the 20/21 academic year are expected to be announced in spring 2020.

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary is available to enable heritage professionals to study on the Sustainable Heritage MSc. Up to £20,000 (to cover the cost of fees and a stipend) is available for Home applicants (as defined by UCL General Regulations) who have the offer of a place for either full-time or part-time/flexible study on this course and who intend to accept or have already firmly accepted an offer.

How to Apply

Applicants should complete the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary Application form below and return it to BSEER student enquires email bseer-studentqueries@ucl.ac.uk.

If you have queries about the application process, please contact the Programme Lead, Dr Kalliopi Fouseki.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 22 June 2020.

Please note that this form is for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary only. Applicants must also complete the Application Form for Admission as a Graduate Student separately to this form.


Bartlett Masters Scholarships

The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, is offering 10 scholarships (worth £10,000 each) for students registered on a Masters programme in the Bartlett to be used as partial fee remittance for study in 2020-21. Please see full details on the Bartlett Faculty website.

Conservation By Design (CXD) heritage science scholarships

As a full-time UK/EU student undertaking the Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology MRes (SEAHA), you may be eligible for the CXD (Conservation By Design) Heritage Science scholarship.

Historic Royal Palaces scholarship 

Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) is funding a scholarship for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) candidates accepted onto the UCL MRes in Science and Engineering in Art, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA). RP particularly welcome BAME applicants as a currently under-represented group both in heritage science and within their organisation: they believe that there should be better representation of diversity in this sector. 

For more information on this scholarship please see here.  

Past scholarships

The following scholarships have been available to UCL ISH students in the past. Please note scholarships available may differ each year.

SEAHA MRes and Sustainable Heritage MSc Funding

Bursaries are available to high-calibre MSc. These can be used to cover course fees, travel and/or living expenses, depending on the status of the applicant and the specific criteria of the bursaries.

Contact the MSc and MRes course directors for more information.

For information on other sources of funding, such as British Chevening Scholarships for overseas students, go to the UCL’s scholarships page.

SRC Scholarships

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage is pleased to announce the offer of ESRC PhD studentships under the "Archaeology and Heritage Studies" pathway of the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London Doctoral Partnership Programme (DTP) funded through the Economic and Social Research Council.

If you would like to explore the opportunity to pursue the MRes Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology and/or the MSc Sustainable Heritage at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage followed by a PhD, please contact Dr Kalliopi Fouseki for further queries.

How to Apply

Applications are now closed for the forthcoming academic year. Please check back here for details of next year's scheme.

For further information about the Archaeology and Heritage Studies pathway please click here.
For further information about the UCL, Bloomsbury and East London DTP please click here.

Other funding

There are a range of other scholarshipsloans and other funding opportunities available to help prospective students with their studies.