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UCL Institute for Global Health African Graduate Scholarship in UK, 2020

The UCL Institute for Global Health is thrilled to announce the African Graduate funding for the academic session 2020-21. The grant is available for selected students who intend to pursue an MSc in Global Health and Development.

The UCL Institute for Global Health is a world-leading centre of research and teaching excellence in global health.

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The university’s vision is to collaborate across disciplines to find solutions to global health problems. They 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.

  • Course Level: award is awarded to pursue the postgraduate programme.
  • Study Subject: award is available for selected students who intend to pursue an MSc in Global Health and Development at the UCL Institute for Global Health.
  • Award: The scheme might offer scholarships towards UCL tuition fees, accommodation, and cost of living.
  • The award can be taken at the UK

Eligibility

  • 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 been accepted to UCL to study the MSc in Global Health and Development full time

Nationality: African nationals are eligible to apply for this application . (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)

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Candidates have to enrol in the master’s degree program at the institute and then download the application form and submit it to [email protected]
  • Entrance Requirement:
  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • An applicant whose qualifications vary from UCL standards may be admitted if they show evidence of an adequate academic background or work experience in an appropriate field.
  • An undergraduate or ‘first’ degree in medicine, nursing, social science, development studies or an allied subject, recognized by UCL
  • A minimum 2.1 level degree or equivalent GPA.
  • Relevant work experience is highly desirable, preferably within a developing country setting.
  • English Language Requirement:
  • British Council International Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Standard level: Overall grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the subtests.
  • Good level: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.
  • Advanced level: Overall grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests.

Application Deadline: April 27, 2020

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