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Pentland Scholarship for the Master of Public Administration, Executive Programme in Global Public Policy and Management 2016/17 Entry (Deadline: Thursday 3rd March 2016)

The School of Public Policy offers a Pentland Scholarship to support one individual undertaking its Global EMPA programme run jointly with NYU Wagner.  The scholarship will be awarded to individuals from Africa, Asia-Pacific or Latin America and will support outstanding young people who have at least seven years of management-related experience, and they can demonstrate a capacity to benefit from the programme, a clear sense in which they will be able to contribute to public service and who lack the means to finance their own study.  The Pentland Scholarship represents a unique partnership which enables talented young professionals from the Global South to take advantage of this innovative one year programme. The successful candidate will benefit from additional access to an internship with Pentland, membership of a global community of Pentland Scholars and UCL/NYU scholars and alumni.The scholarship meets the full cost of tuition and fees for the programme and will provide the successful individual with a full stipend.  Scholarships will be awarded to applicants from Africa, Asia-Pacific, or Latin America on the basis of best fit to the programme and an assessment of financial need.

The School of Public Policy offers a Pentland Scholarship to support one individual undertaking its Global EMPA programme run jointly with NYU Wagner. 

The scholarship will be awarded to individuals from Africa, Asia-Pacific or Latin America and will support outstanding young people who have at least seven years of management-related experience, and they can demonstrate a capacity to benefit from the programme, a clear sense in which they will be able to contribute to public service and who lack the means to finance their own study. 

The Pentland Scholarship represents a unique partnership which enables talented young professionals from the Global South to take advantage of this innovative one year programme. The successful candidate will benefit from additional access to an internship with Pentland, membership of a global community of Pentland Scholars and UCL/NYU scholars and alumni.

The scholarship meets the full cost of tuition and fees for the programme and will provide the successful individual with a full stipend.  Scholarships will be awarded to applicants from Africa, Asia-Pacific, or Latin America on the basis of best fit to the programme and an assessment of financial need.

Read more about the Pentland Scholarship for the Master of Public Administration Award.


UCLFAA Scholarship 2016/17 Entry (only open to EMPA applicants from the US) (Deadline: 30th April 2016, by midnight on this date)

If you are an applicant from the United States, you can apply for a scholarship of $25,000 (to cover tuition fees).  UCLFAA Inc. (Friends and Alumni Association) has generously donated this scholarship and it will be awarded to one student in 2016-2017 (you will need to hold an offer to study on our EMPA programme).

If you would like to be considered for the UCLFAA scholarship, please fill in the application form and return it via email or post to the address on the form.  If you have any questions about your application, please email us. 

UCLFAA_scholarship_application_form.doc

All applications will be considered after the deadline and we aim to inform applicants of our decision by mid-June 2016.  You will hear from us directly via email.


Fulbright-NYU Award for the Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management 2016/17 Entry (Deadline: Friday 6th November 2015) CLOSED

In this award category, one award will be offered to a British citizen, who is a mid-career professional, to pursue a semester in the US as part of the jointly run Global EMPA with NYU Wagner. The Fulbright Award semester will be spent at New York University's Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York City and will take place during the autumn. Grantees will then return to the UK to complete a second semester at University College London. No additional funding is available for British citizens from the Fulbright Commission for this UK-based second semester.

In addition to applying for the award, students must apply for admission to the UCL/NYU Wagner course in the normal way. Please review the admissions criteria for the UCL/NYU Wagner course to make sure you are eligible before applying for this scholarship.

Applicants to the Global EMPA at NYU Wagner and University College London should have at least 7 years of management-level experience, and be either a rising leader, or already in an executive position.

More information on the award here.

Fulbright-UCL Award for the Executive MPA in Global Public Policy and Management 2016/17 Entry (Deadline: Tuesday13th October 2015) CLOSED

In this award category, one award will be offered to a US citizen, who is a mid-career professional, to pursue a semester in the UK as part of the jointly run Global EMPA with NYU Wagner. The Fulbright Award semester will be spent at University College London (UCL) School of Public Policy in London and will take place during the spring. Grantees will complete the first semester at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in New York City. No additional funding is available for US citizens from the Fulbright Commission for this US-based first semester.

In addition to applying for the award, students must apply for admission to the UCL/NYU Wagner course in the normal way. Please review the admissions criteria for the UCL/NYU Wagner course to make sure you are eligible before applying for this scholarship.

Applicants to the Global EMPA at NYU Wagner and University College London should have at least 7 years of management-level experience, and be either a rising leader, or already in an executive position.

More information on the award here.

Postgraduate Support Scheme (PSS)(application deadline: Thursday 30th April 2015) CLOSED

The postgraduate Support Scheme (PSS) at UCL is a one-off opportunity for those applying to study a postgraduate taught programme commencing September 2015.

The aim of the scheme is to encourage students from under-represented groups to embark on a postgraduate qualification and is funded jointly by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and UCL.

There are approximately 360 awards of £10,000 each to prospective graduate taught students. Interest is expected to be high and there is no guarantee of funding upon application.

Candidates must meet all the eligibility criteria to be considered.

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from here.

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