African Graduate Scholarships at UCL Institute for Global Health UK, 2018-19

Opportunities are ongong at the UCL Institute for Global Health African graduate scholarships to study for Masters degree in Global Health and Development Programme.Eligible persons are invited to hurry and apply for this program.

What You Need To Know About UCL Institute for Global Health

The UCL Institute for Global Health (IGH) is a world-leading center of research and teaching excellence in global health. Our vision is to collaborate across disciplines to find solutions to global health problems.

We believe there is no single solution to the world’s health problems. A cross-disciplinary approach is at the heart of our research and teaching, and we draw on the expertise of over 200 staff from across UCL.


Offers are available to pursue Masters programme.

Field of study:

Scholarships are for Masters fields of study at the Institute.

Host Nationality:


 Eligible Nationalities:

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Fees and expenses for the year without the Scholarship are as follows: Expenses for Masters applicants for 1 year
  • £18,850: Tuition fee for overseas students in 2018-2019 AY
  • £800: Initial expenses (warm clothes for winter, student supplies, etc.)
  • £15,000: Accommodation, food, public transport and other daily expenses
  • Travel expenses (You will need to calculate the cost of your travel to and from the UK as well as the cost for the student visa)
  • Masters degree Project costs (You will need to calculate the costs of your project if you choose to conduct an Masters degree project overseas. Candidates are not required to write a dissertation that requires traveling). £34,650. TOTAL (plus travel and project costs).
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Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

  • The candidate must be an African national and a permanent resident of an African nation at the time of application.
  • The candidate must have made an application and got admission into UCL to study for a full-timeMasters programme at the Institute for the coming academic year. Click this link to apply to the Masters programs.
  • 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 other sources of funding for travelling to and from the UK.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level.

Application Deadline:

Updates on deadline will be communicated shortly, please stay tuned

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: African Graduate Scholarship Application Form (word doc) please submit your application and supporting documentation.

Candidates are to submit their complete 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 across the seal of the envelope to ensure confidentiality. If sent by e-mail, the referee can send the letter directly to Alison Gilry at
  • A copy of the UCL unconditional offer letter for the relevant academic year that the scholarship is 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. If any additional funding has been obtained, the applicant must provide evidence of this in the form of a signed letter from the funding organization stating the additional sponsorship/scholarship amount in sterling. If the funding comes from personal resources, copies of official bank statements showing the balance of funds must be submitted.
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