- Institute for Global Health Postgraduate Bursaries
- Dr Keith Travel Bursary
- Commonwealth Share Scholarship scheme
- African Graduate Scholarship
- External funding sources
The Institute for Global Health (IGH) is offering MSc Postgraduate Bursaries of £2,000 each. The award amount will be deducted from the cost of fees.
IGH MSc Postgraduate Bursaries are available to UK and Overseas applicants who have an unconditional or conditional offer to study the MSc in Global Health and Development, MSc Health Economics and Decision Science and MSc Applied Infectious Diseases Epidemiology full time, part time or modular/flexible, for entry in September 2024.
The criteria for awarding the scholarship is financial need.
Please submit an application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9:00 AM on 28th June 2024. IGH is unable to consider any applications submitted after this deadline. Successful applicants will be contacted in August 2024.
The Institute for Global Health is very pleased to be able to offer a travel bursary to current MSc students in Global Health and Development. This bursary is possible thanks to the generosity of Dr. Keith Thomson (MBBS 1976) a UCL graduate with a passion for Global Health.
The bursary is intended for students who:
- Are studying for the MSc in Global Health and Development
- Wish to travel abroad to conduct primary data collection for their MSc dissertation
- Have maintained an average of 60% in the MSc at the time of application
The criteria for awarding the Dr. Keith travel bursary are academic excellence and relevance of the research abroad.
Please submit an application form (word doc 500 words max.) describing your project and how you intend to use the bursary to email@example.com. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.
The Commonwealth Share Scholarship Scheme (Open to Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology MSc and Global Health and Development MSc)
This is a joint initiative between the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (with funding from the Department for International Development (DFID), and UK universities, to support scholarships for students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom.
The aim of the scheme is to assist students from developing Commonwealth countries who are of excellent academic calibre but for financial reasons would not otherwise be able to afford to study in the United Kingdom. The scheme allows them to benefit from postgraduate study at a university in the United Kingdom which will help them to contribute toward the development of their home countries.
Applicants to the Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology MSc and Global Health and Development MSc programme who are from developing Commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for the academic year 2024/2025.
If you are a candidate from a developing country in the Commonwealth you must have submitted a fully completed application including references, for the Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology MSc or Global Health and Development MSc by 12 January 2024. You must also apply separately to the scholarship by 14th December 2023. Please visit the UCL Scholarships website for more information about eligibility and how to apply.
We are pleased to announced that this year again we are able to offer the African Graduate Scholarship for 2024-25 applicants.
The scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance. The Scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September-September to study at the UCL Institute for Global Health on the MSc in Global Health and Development programme.
Candidates must meet the following criteria:
- The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation at the time of application. The candidate must have made an application and been accepted to UCL to study the MSc in Global Health and Development full time.
- The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation and some living costs. The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for travelling to and from the UK.
Please submit an application form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 pm on 31st May 2024. IGH is unable to consider any applications submitted after this deadline.
World Health Organisation (WHO): Contact your Ministry of Education or local/regional WHO office for further details.
Additional sources of funding can be viewed on UCL scholarship and funding webpage.