African Graduate Scholarship 2016/17- The UCL Institute for Global Health

African Graduate Scholarship 2016/17- The UCL Institute for Global Health

Deadline: April 30, 2016

UCL Institute of Global Health is now accepting applications for the African Graduate Scholarship. The scholarships exist to support African nationals with a high-quality academic and professional background who would not be able to study at UCL without financial assistance. The Scholarship is a one-off award for the academic year September-September to study at the UCL Institute for Global Health.


  • The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African  nation at the time of application.
  • The candidate must have applied and obtained an unconditional offer letter to study a full-time postgraduate programme at the UCL Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year.
  •  Demonstrate financial need
  •  The scheme might offer scholarships towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation, and cost of living. The candidate must arrange for and obtain the additional funding required to cover travel, student visa, and initial expenses.

Scholarship Worth

  • The scheme offers a substantial scholarship towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation and some living costs. The candidate must also be able to provide evidence that he/she has secured other sources of funding for travelling to and from the UK.

How to Apply

The candidate must have made an application and been accepted to UCL to study for a full-time postgraduate programme at the Institute for Global Health for the coming academic year. Click this link to apply to the MSc.

Candidates are required to submit their completed scholarship application forms with the following documentation:

  • Two reference letters. (Preferably one professional and one academic reference). Reference letters must be on letter-headed paper with a signature and must be signed across the seal of the envelope to ensure confidentiality (if sent by post). If sent by e-mail the referee can send the signed letter directly to Paloma Garcia Paredes at
  • A copy of the UCL unconditional offer letter for the relevant academic year that the scholarship is intended for.
  • A current CV.
  • A letter confirming current employment status and annual salary in GBP.
  • Copies of certificates and transcripts for higher education and professional training.
  • A detailed personal statement.
  • Proof of funding status including evidence that they have applied to other funding bodies for the additional expenses

Candidates must submit their scholarship application to the IGH scholarship committee by the deadline given in the application form.
Application forms can be obtained from and, when completed, should be returned to the following postal address.

Paloma Garcia Paredes
UCL Institute for Global Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH
Email: [email protected]

African Graduate Scholarship Application Form

For more information, UCL Institute of Global Health.