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Find out more about the scholarships available for applicants wishing to study at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources.

Find the eligibility requirements for the 2022-23 academic year, when applications open and how to apply as well as information on our partners.

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Use the finder below to find scholarships which you are eligible for. Please select 'Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources' under UCL Department.

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Applications are now open for:

The Brown Family Busary (Sustainable Resources MSc only)

The aim of the Brown Family Bursary is to enable and encourage academically excellent students in financial need to pursue their postgraduate studies at UCL.

Key information:

Eligibility criteria for September 2022

Candidates must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • be ordinarily resident in the UK;
  • be in financial need (as determined by the UCL Student Funding Office);
  • AND have submitted an admission application for a full-time Master's degree at UCL in 2022/23 for one of the following programmes:

MSc Environment and Sustainable Development
MSc Sustainable Resources: Economics, Policy and Transitions 
MSc Climate Change 
MPA Sustainable Infrastructures and Public Policy 
MPA Energy, Technology and Public Policy 
MSc Environmental Systems Engineering 
MSc Global Management of Natural Resources 
MSc Materials for Energy and Environment 
MSc Biodiversity and Global Change 
MSc Ecology and Data Science 

Find out more

Applications open 1 March for:

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. 

Eligibility criteria for September 2022¹

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:

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

  • be in financial need as assessed by UCL3
  • be from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background 4
  • be from a Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community 5
  • have a disability 5
  • be a care leaver 5
  • 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 2023/24 and beyond may differ
2 This includes integrated masters degrees or degrees sometimes known as 'undergraduate masters'  
With an assessed household income of less than £42,875
4 We define BAME as those of a non-white heritage and individuals of mixed-heritage who self-identify as coming from a BAME background
Underrepresented groups in Higher Education

Find out more about The Bartlett Promise Master's Scholarship

The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan Africa Master’s Scholarship

This scholarship is open to applicants who are nationals of a Bartlett approved list of Sub-Saharan African countries pursuing a Bartlett master’s programme.

Full overseas tuition fees, an allowance to cover living and study expenses (£15,364) for the normal duration of the programme at UCL, a flight to/from the UK, UK Study Visa costs, English language assessment costs, health test costs, master’s programme application fee costs and the NHS health supplement charge in the UK. All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study.

Eligibility criteria for September 2022¹

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

Candidates must:

  • be a national of one of The Bartlett’s approved list1 of Sub Saharan African (SSA) countries and resident in an eligible SSA country
  • must not hold a British or dual British citizenship
  • have an offer of admission to a Bartlett master’s programme for study in 2022/23 which is either unconditional or conditional only on English language assessment
  • be in financial need as assessed by UCL2

In addition to these, candidates should ideally also meet at least one of the additional criteria:

  • be a forced migrant3
  • be the first generation in the family to attend university at undergraduate level
  • be the first generation in family to attend university at postgraduate level

1Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
2Assessed household income of less than £42,875
3Refugee, asylum seeker or those who have been granted a temporary form of leave as the result of an asylum or human rights application (e.g., limited leave to remain, discretionary leave to remain, humanitarian protection, UASC leave).

Find out more about The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan Africa Master's Scholarship

Applications open 1 February for: 

Bartlett Promise PhD Scholarship

Full tuition fees plus an annual allowance to cover living and study expenses (£17,631), for the normal duration of the programme at UCL. All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study. We will consider your educational, personal and financial circumstances. You will need to demonstrate these in your application. Assessment of applications will be made in relation to the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility criteria for September 2022

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

Candidates must:

be UK domiciled with home fee status or a forced migrant (as defined by UCL) 1 have an offer of admission to a Bartlett PhD programme for study in 2022/23 and must not have completed a PhD at UCL or anywhere else previously

1 Refugee, asylum seeker or those who have been granted a temporary form of leave as the result of an asylum or human rights application (e.g. limited leave to remain, discretionary leave to remain, humanitarian protection, UASC leave).
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

be in financial need as assessed by UCL 2 be from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background 3 be from a Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community 4 have a disability 4 be a care leaver 4 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

Find out more about the Bartlett Promise PhD Scholarship

Applications are now 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 Resrouces belongs.

Apply for the GREAT Scholarship

Other funding

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