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Scholarships and funding

UCL GBSH are pleased to offer scholarship funding for our most talented applicants. Find out which scholarship and funding opportunities you are eligible for here.

The Global Business School for Health and UCL are committed to providing our talented students the ability to access targeted scholarship funds to ensure they can meet their potential. Our scholarships place a particular focus on supporting diversity in the healthcare leadership space having regional specific scholarships and those that support women and individuals from low and middle-income countries.

Self-funded candidates are considered for all scholarship schemes where they meet the eligibility criteria, entry requirements and application deadlines.


Global Business School for Health Scholarships

MBA Health Future Impact Leaders Scholarships

Summary

Amount Up to £15,000

The GBSH Future Impact Leaders Scholarships are for students from low or low-middle income economies as classified by the World Bank. We are looking for applicants who plan to take back the knowledge gained from their period of study and make a real difference in the society of their home country. This scholarship is only for those applying to the MBA Health programme.

Eligibility requirements

  • You must have been accepted on to the MBA Health programme. 
  • A strong overall application for the MBA Health with excellence in all of the criteria.
  • You will need to submit a 500 word essay to the MBA admissions team that articulates how you plan to make a difference in health management upon completion of your degree.
  • Applicants must be a resident in one of the low or low-middle income economies to be considered for this funding.

Low-income economies are defined as those with a GNI per capita of $1,045 or less in 2020 and lower middle-income economies are those with a GNI per capita between $1,046 and $4,095.

Please check your home country's current classification by income to see if you can apply for this scholarship.

How to apply

Candidates will need to ensure that they submit their application to the programme with all documents completed by the application close date along with the 500-word essay that will need to be submitted to our MBA admissions inbox. Please ensure that you put in the subject line, “Essay for GBSH Future Impact Leaders Scholarships”.

You will be notified if your application is successful by the GBSH admission teams.  

If you are successful, the awarded funds will be applied as a tuition discount at time of enrolment.

Submit your MBA Health Future Impact Leaders Scholarship application here.


East London Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

Summary

Amount Up to £5,000

The GBSH East London Healthcare Scholarships are for students who live or work in East London and are keen to make a difference for their local community. Being part of UCL East and therefore a part of the East London community, we want to help develop the local talent in health and healthcare management and leadership.

Eligibility requirements

  • Applicants must be either be from, live or work in East London and apply to one of our GBSH postgraduate degree programmes to be considered for this funding.
  • You must have been accepted on the MBA Health or one of the GBSH MSc programmes. 
  • A strong overall application with excellence in all of the criteria.
  • You will need to submit a 500 word essay to the GBSH admissions team that articulates how you will make a difference for health and healthcare in East London.

How to apply

Candidates will need to ensure that they submit their application to the programme with all documents completed by the application close date along with the 500-word essay that will need to be submitted to our admissions inbox. Please ensure that you put in the subject line, “Essay for GBSH East London Healthcare Leaders Scholarships”.

You will be notified if your application is successful by the GBSH admission teams.  

If you are successful, the awarded funds will be applied as a tuition discount at time of enrolment.

Submit your East London Healthcare Leaders Scholarship application here.


Women Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

Summary

Amount Up to £5,000

The GBSH Women Healthcare Leaders Scholarships are for female students who demonstrate leadership potential. We want to prepare you to move into a senior management or C-suite role given that the glass ceiling is still very much in place in health and healthcare professions. Research confirms that women are the primary consumers of healthcare as well as the workforce, but they remain underrepresented in leadership roles.

The recipients of these scholarships will also be provided with leadership coaching and high impact leadership training as part of their scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicants must be females on one of the GBSH postgraduate degree programmes to be considered for this funding.
  • You must have been accepted onto either the MBA Health or one of the GBSH MSc programmes. 
  • A strong overall application with excellence in all of the criteria.
  • You will need to submit a 500 word essay to the GBSH admissions team that articulates your leadership potential in healthcare.

How to apply

Candidates will need to ensure that they submit their application to the programme with all documents completed by the application close date along with the 500-word essay that will need to be submitted to our admissions inbox. Please ensure that you put in the subject line, “Essay for GBSH Women Healthcare Leaders Scholarships”.

You will be notified if your application is successful by the GBSH admission teams.  

If you are successful, the awarded funds will be applied as a tuition discount at time of enrolment.

Submit your Women Healthcare Leaders Scholarship application here.


Further information:

Visit UCL's scholarships and funding site for further information on how students can fund their master’s studies at UCL.