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.

Applications are now open for:

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary

The Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary is available to enable heritage professionals to study on the Sustainable Heritage MSc. Up to £23,000 (to cover the cost of fees and a stipend) is available for UK applicants 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.

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 Katherine Curran.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 16th July 2020.

Please note that this form is for the Ecclesiastical Insurance Bursary only. 


Bartlett Promise Master's Scholarship

This scholarship aims to enable students from backgrounds underrepresented in The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment to pursue master's studies at The Bartlett. The Scholarships will cover full tuition fees plus an allowance to cover living and study expenses (£15,364), for the normal duration of the programme at UCL. All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study. 

Ten scholarships are available to students starting September 2021. We are also offering up to three additional scholarships with the Aziz Foundation for British Muslim students and those who work to support the British Muslim community.

Eligibility criteria for September 20211

The Bartlett Promise aims to enable students from backgrounds which are underrepresented in The Bartlett, to pursue postgraduate master’s studies at The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. 

Candidates must:

  • be UK domiciled with home fee status or be a forced migrant (as defined by UCL)
  • have an offer of admission to a Bartlett master’s programme for study in 2021/22 and
  • must not have completed a master’s at UCL or anywhere else previously. 

In addition to these, for The Bartlett Promise - Aziz Foundation scholarship candidates must:

  • identify as a British Muslim and/or
  • work to support British Muslim communities

Candidates must also meet at least one of the additional criteria:

  • be in financial need as assessed by UCL2
  • be from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background3
  • be from a Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community4
  • have a disability4
  • be a care leaver4
  • have care responsibilities
  • be first generation in family to attend university at undergraduate level
  • be first generation in family to attend university at postgraduate level

1 Eligibility criteria for 2022/23 and beyond may differ
2 With an assessed household income of less than £42,875
3 We define BAME as those of a non-white heritage and individuals of mixed-heritage who self-identify as coming from a BAME background
4 Underrepresented groups in Higher Education 

Apply for the Bartlett Promise Scholarship 

Applications have closed for: 

GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future

UCL's GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future are funded by British Council and UCL. The aim is to widen access to climate change courses and create a cohort of spokespeople for positive change.

One £10,000 (1 year) scholarship is available for a citizen of Egypt holding an offer on any Masters programme within The UCL Bartlett School of Environment Energy & Resources (BSEER), to which the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage belongs.

Find out more about the GREAT Scholarship

Nahrein Network-UCL graduate studentship in Iraqi heritage, archaeology and history

The Nahrein Network has announced a fully funded MA/MSc + PhD studentship for Iraqi nationals,  available for all of UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage Master's programmes, alongside participating Master's in the Department of History and the Institute of Archaeology. The scholarship covers full university tuition fees plus an annual maintenance grant. It is available for the 2021-22 academic year in the first instance for the duration of the student’s MA/MSc programme.  For full details and to apply visit the Nahrein Network website.

Apply for the Nahrein Network-UCL graduate studentship

We will shortly be announcing more scholarships available at UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage for the 21/22 Academic year.

To recieve recieve updates, open day invitations and notifications of scholarships opening for application register your interest on UCL+.

Other funding

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