Scholarships: The University College London (UCL)is delighted to announce four new scholarship awards for overseas fee paying MSc and MRes students in the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction for academic year 2018/19. The Institute aims to achieve leadership in risk and disaster reduction both in the UK and internationally.
Host College/University: University College London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Degree level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MSc and MRes programme.
Field of Study: Scholarships are awarded at the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction.
Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply.
Number of Scholarships: Four scholarships available.
- Scholarship 1 (two awards): £12,500 towards overseas tuition fees. One award for any overseas fee-paying student, and one for students domiciled in an ODA nation.
- Scholarship 2 (two awards): £5,000 towards overseas tuition fees. One award for any overseas fee-paying student, and one for students domiciled in an ODA nation.
Requirements: All of these scholarships are awarded as a reduction in overseas full-time student fees, and are open to students applying to any of the following programmes: MSc in Risk Disaster and Resilience, MSc in Risk and Disaster Science, MSc in Space Risk and Disaster Reduction and MRes in Risk and Disaster Reduction.
English Language Requirements: Students whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English by submitting satisfactory scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Applying procedure Instructions: The application should be completed on A4 size pages, with minimum margins of 2cm and written in Arial font size 11, comprising:
- A 1 page CV, which should include details of the candidate’s education and grades, any relevant work experience and any relevant publications or outputs.
- A 1-page personal statement, which should include a summary of why you think that you should be considered for the scholarship and how you will benefit from receiving it. The IRDR promotes students becoming leaders in knowledge exchange so that they can share their knowledge within their sectors and with stakeholders. Therefore, the personal statement should include a statement of how you intend to use the degree in your future career. This section should also include:
- Other funding awards confirmed or pending for your Master’s study at UCL IRDR
- Applications should be sent via email and must have the exact email subject title of “UCL IRDR Masters Scholarship Application”
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Scholarship Deadline: April 27, 2018