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UCL/AHRI MSc Scholarship 2023/2024 for African Students


This scholarship is a singular award for the UK academic year from 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 align with the research programmes 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 for the UCL selection. Application for acceptance onto an MSc-taught course is separate, and the AHRI nominee will be guided through this process.


The UCL/AHRI MSc Scholarship candidate:

  1. Must be permanently based in South Africa at the time of application.

  2. Must hold a valid passport at the time of application.

  3. Must have an Honours degree equivalent to a Bachelor (Honours) degree with Second Class Division 1 Honour or 70% in an appropriate subject.

  4. The successful applicant must be in London to start their chosen course in September 2023.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.


The Scholarship will cover the following:

  1. Full UCL tuition fees for a one-year full-time taught master’s degree.

  2. A round-trip economy airfare to and from the UK.

  3. A monthly stipend to cover housing and living costs for 50 weeks.

  4. National Health Service (NHS) surcharge and Tier 4 visa costs.


2nd June 2023 by 5pm.

Click here for more details.


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