UCL Graduate Research Scholarships aim to attract high-quality students to undertake research at UCL. Up to 20 UCL Graduate Research Scholarships (GRS) are available annually to prospective and current UCL research students from any country.
The scholarships consist of fees equivalent to the standard postgraduate UK/EU rate (2015/16: £4,635) plus a maintenance stipend (2015/16: £16,057) for full-time study (benefits are calculated ‘pro rata’ for part-time students). The scholarship also includes additional research costs at a level up to £1,000 per year for the stated duration of the programme.
How to Apply:
There is one common application procedure and form for a number of research student scholarship schemes.
Applicants will be considered for a UCL GRS, and overseas fee payers will also be considered for the UCL Overseas Research Scholarships (ORS) and, if applicable, the UCL-CSC (China Scholarships Council) Scholarships. You only need to complete one application form to be considered for any of these funding schemes, provided you fulfil the relevant eligibility criteria.
Before completing the application form, please read the UCL Research Scholarship Guidance Notes
Eligible candidates must complete the UCL Research Scholarship Application Form, and submit it – along with supporting documents specified in the form, including references for which the templates can be downloaded.
Complete applications along with required documentation as detailed in the form must be submitted to the applicant’s academic department. In order to be shortlisted, you must make sure that your scholarship application is complete.
All applications should be sent to the relevant academic department/institute/division/unit. Please check with the administrative staff in your departmental office for details of who to send your application to.
Applications must be submitted to departments no later than Wednesday, 6 January 2016. Please be aware that some academic departments set their own deadlines which may be earlier than this date, so make sure you check with them directly.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and research potential. Financial circumstances are not taken into account.