UCL Scholarships and funding


GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future

UCL- GREAT Scholarships for a Sustainable Future are funded by British Council and UCL. The aim is to widen access to climate change courses and create a cohort of spokespeople for positive change.

Key information

Value: £10,000 (one year only)
Available to: Prospective students
Selection criteria: Academic excellence and financial need
Eligible fee status: Overseas (citizens of Egypt and Vietnam)
Eligible programmes: Postgraduate taught (see details below)
Deadline:5pm, Thursday 21 April 2021


Candidates must be citizens of Egypt or Vietnam.
Hold an offer to study a full-time Master's degree at UCL in 2021/22 (specific courses listed below)

Value, benefits, and duration

  • There are 2 scholarships available in 2021/22
  • The value of the scholarship is £10,000
  • One scholarship is for a citizen of Egypt holding an offer on any Masters programme within The UCL Bartlett School of Environment Energy & Resources (BSEER)  
  • One scholarship is for a citizen of Vietnam holding an offer on any Masters programme in UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction or on the MSc Environment and Sustainable Development - UCL Bartlett Development Planning Unit
  • The scholarship will be applied to the recipient’s tuition fees
  • The scholarship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries. The amount of the UCL award may be adjusted depending on the total value of other funds received by the student.
  • Award recipients are obliged to inform the UCL Student Funding Office immediately of any other funding they are awarded towards their UCL Master’s degree studies, before or subsequent to the UCL – GREAT scholarship.


The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need.

How to apply

Candidates must submit an application form. This will be made available here in January 2021.

The deadline to apply is 5pm GMT, Thursday 21 April 2021.

For further information or queries contact studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk  


Successful candidates will be informed at the end of May 2021