UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


UCL Institute of Ophthalmology International Excellence Scholarship

The International Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship programme aimed at talented international students who want to tackle pressing global health challenges.

Scholarship details

This scholarship is for exceptionally talented international students to pursue one of the following MSc programmes at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology:

    Number of scholarships

    • Total: 6 (each worth GBP 5,000)

    Scholarship inclusions

    The scholarship will be paid in the form of a tuition fee discount. Final decisions on the eligibility of applicants and allocation of scholarships will be made by the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. This award can only be applied to the full-time programmes at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology listed above. This scholarship cannot be combined with any other fee reduction or University bursary.

    Eligibility criteria

    To be considered for the scholarship, you must:

    • Be self-funded
    • Be an international student
    • Be provisionally admitted to one of the above three full-time MSc programmes at UCL Institute of Ophtalmology
    • Meet all the conditions of the offer

    How to apply

    To be considered for this scholarship, an applicant must submit the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Excellence Scholarship Motivation Letter by 10th June 2021. Only successful candidates will be contacted via email.

    Selection procedure

    • Applicants should write a motivation letter (use no more than 250 words to tell us your motivation for applying to the scholarship).
    • Applicants should email this motivation letter by 10th June 2021 to ioo.admissions@ucl.ac.uk
    • Selection is on the basis of motivation letter and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career
    • Successful candidates will be informed of the results by email. 

    Download Motivation Letter