Information for Prospective Students

Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship

Important information for all Applicants


Please note: This scheme is not available for 2017/18 entry, but may be offered for 2018/19 entry. Please check this page after December 2017 for a further update.

Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarships are aimed at tackling the causes and consequences of intolerance, and are intended for students who plan to explore the nature of religious, racial and cultural prejudices and to find ways of combating them.

One scholarship is available for 2015/16 entry, which will be awarded to an eligible student studying at UCL.

For more information about the Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Trust please see

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be:

  • prospective MPhil/PhD students from any country
  • admitted for full-time MPhil/PhD research in any department of UCL
  • intending to pursue research relevant to the aim of the scholarship.

Selection criteria

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, research potential and the potential to lead to practical steps to combat intolerance. Financial circumstances are not taken into account.

Value: benefits and duration

The value of the award is £25,000 per annum, tenable for years 1, 2 and 3 of an MPhil/PhD programme, subject to annual renewal.

Application Procedure and Deadline

Please download a copy of the Guidance Notes

Please download a copy of the Application Form

Reference forms are part of the application form but they are available to be downloaded separately from the links below if required.

Reference Form 1 Reference Form 2

Completed applications, along with the required documentation as detailed in the form, must be received by the UCL Student Funding Office no later than 27 March 2015.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Your scholarship application MUST be complete to be valid. We will not inform you whether your application has been received, whether it is complete, nor contact you for missing documents. Incomplete applications are invalid and will not be processed.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked for interview.

Completed applications should be sent to:

Student Funding
UCL Student and Registry Services
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Notification of Results

The UCL selection panel meets in late April/early May to shortlist candidates for a first interview in late May/early June. A second round of interviews will be held shortly after, after which the Trust will make a final decision on the recipient of the award.

The scholar will be required to report annually in writing to the Trustees of the scholarship to ensure that the focus on the practical impact of the research is maintained.

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