2023-2024 University College London/AHRI Masters Scholarship for African Students

This scholarship is a singular award for the UK academic year September 2023 to September 2024. It is funded by UCL’s Global Engagement Office. The scholarship is administered via AHRI and is for applicants whose academic background and interests are aligned with the programmes of research at AHRI.

This opportunity is open to applicants who permanently reside in South Africa. Applicants must have a high-quality academic record to be considered for this opportunity.

Candidates will go through a competitive round of selection at AHRI and the successful candidate will be nominated to go through to the UCL selection. Application for acceptance onto a MSc taught course is separate, and the AHRI nominee will be guided through this process.

The Scholarship will cover:

Full UCL tuition fees for a one-year full-time taught master’s degree.
A round-trip economy air fare to and from the UK.
A monthly stipend to cover housing and living costs for 50 weeks.
National Health Service (NHS) surcharge and Tier 4 visa costs.
The UCL/AHRI MSc Scholarship candidate:

Must be permanently based in South Africa at the time of application.
Must hold a valid passport at the time of application.
Must have an Honours degree equivalent to a Bachelor (Honours) degree with Second Class Division 1 Honours or 70% in an appropriate subject.
The successful applicant will need to be in London to start their chosen course in September 2021.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Documents Required for Application
Upload the following documents:

Letter of recommendation from your proposed supervisor at AHRI.
Letter of recommendation from your proposed supervisor at UCL.
A copy of your academic CV.
Certified copies of your academic transcripts and original certificates.

Method of Application

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