Find out about MSc Social Epidemiology funding opportunites
The MSc Social Epidemiology programme currently offers two funding opportunites. The Michael Marmot MSc Studentship in Social Epidemiology (£2,500) and the The Jackson Widening Participation Scholarship in MSc Social Epidemiology (£6,000). Full details regarding how to apply and the criteria for each scheme can be found below.
This is a one-year studentship for students undertaking the MSc Social Epidemiology programme.
The award will commence in September 2022 and the studentship will consist of £2,500 towards tuition fees. The recipient will be expected to secure the remaining part of their tuition fees and to cover their living costs from elsewhere.
Candidates can originate from any country however they must be intending to enrol on the MSc in Social Epidemiology programme on a full time basis; and by the studentship application deadline, they must have received an offer of study for this programme.
If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, it is recommended that you submit your application to the MSc programme at least six weeks before the scholarship deadline to enable your application to be considered by UCL.
Award of the studentship will be made on the basis of experience, qualifications and future academic potential, which will be assessed by an applicant’s curriculum vitae and personal statement. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to write a 2000-word essay on a pre-defined public health topic. The studentship will be awarded upon the recommendation of an academic selection panel.
Value and duration
The value of the award is £2,500. Awards are tenable for one year of full-time study for the session 2022/23.
Terms and conditions of the award
- The studentship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards or bursaries.
- The studentship cannot be transferred to another institution, nor deferred to a later year.
- The studentship payments will only be made if the recipient is fully enrolled in the above mentioned MSc programme at UCL.
- All awards are subject to the provisions of the General Regulations for Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, Prizes and medals.
Eligible candidates for the Michael Marmot Studentship in Social Epidemiology must submit a copy of their UCL offer, CV and personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Studentship Application deadline:
The deadline for studentship applications is 5pm on Thursday 9th June (UK time).
Late or incomplete studentship applications will not be accepted. Your application must be complete in order to be considered for the studentship. We are unfortunately not able to inform you if your application is incomplete, nor contact you for missing documents.
Notification of results
It is expected that the whole selection process will be completed by Friday 15th July 2022.
The award will commence in September 2022 and the studentship will consist of £6,000 towards tuition fees. The recipient will be expected to secure the remaining part of their tuition fees and to cover their living costs from elsewhere. Students who are eligible for this scholarship might also apply for the Michael Marmot Studentship for an additional £2,500 reduction in tuition fees.
Informal enquiries about this scholarship can be made via email to Dr Rebecca Lacey email@example.com
Please visit the Masters Funding Awards page for information on how to apply.
Applications will open in the week beginning Monday 3 January 2022. The deadline for applications to this scholarship will be at 5pm BST, Thursday 9 June 2022.