University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET) is offering UCL-AET Undergraduate Bursaries in UK. The applicant must a national of African country (including Madagascar) and currently attending school or have recently completed school in an African country. Student should be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to overseas students as assessed by UCL. The bursary covers airfare, full tuition fees and a maintenance allowance. The bursary is renewed by the good academic progress by the student. Application should be submitted electronically by 15th March.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing undergraduate level.
Scholarship Provider: University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility:To be considered for a Bursary you must:
- be a national of any African country (including Madagascar), currently living in an African country, and have one or both parents living in an African country, or are orphaned.
- be currently attending school or have recently completed school in an African country.
- have before or by January applied to UCAS for admission to a full-time undergraduate degree programme of study at UCL starting the following September, which they intend firmly to accept UCL (as the insurance offer choice does not satisfy the conditions of the bursary).
- be liable to pay tuition fees at the rate applicable to Overseas students, as assessed by UCL.
- lack the financial means necessary to pursue undergraduate degree studies at UCL.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Africa can apply for this scholarship.
Scholarship Description: University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET) have agreed to collaborate in a scheme to enable students from Africa, who are financially unable to study in the UK, to pursue full-time undergraduate studies at UCL. With this scheme UCL supports the aims of AET to help the people of Africa to help them.
Number of awards offered: Two full bursaries are available annually for AET-nominated students who have accepted offers of places at UCL.
Duration of award(s): The duration of the student’s programme of study.
What does it cover? Each bursary consists of full tuition fees and a maintenance allowance for the duration of the student’s programme of study, as well as economy air travel to/from the UK at the beginning and end of the bursary-holder’s degree programme. The maintenance allowance will normally rise each year in line with inflation but at the absolute discretion of UCL. (Please note that the bursary is calculated to be sufficient for the applicant only.) In addition, the bursary includes an allowance (on request and up to a specified maximum sum per bursary holder) to permit two members of the bursary-holder’s family to attend their graduation ceremony.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships are awarded on financial hardship and academic merit, based on the aims of the scholarship.
Notification: Successful applicants and reserve candidates can expect to be contacted by UCL in June/July.
How to Apply: AET will provide eligible applicants with an electronic application form, which must be completed and submitted electronically to Ms May Omona at firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 March. Applicants should e-mail with details of their financial circumstances, their academic history, and proof that they have applied to UCAS for undergraduate admission to UCL.
Scholarship Application Deadline: AET will provide eligible applicants with an electronic application form, which must be completed and submitted electronically to Ms May Omona by 15th March.