Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship

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Applications are open for the 2022-2023 Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship.

About the Scholarship

This scholarship is a singular award for the UK academic year September 2022 to September 2023.

The scholarship is administered via AHRI and is for applicants whose academic background and interests are aligned with the programmes of research 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.

Application for acceptance onto a MSc taught course is separate, and the AHRI nominee will be guided through this process.

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The successful candidate’s research project for the MSc is expected to be aligned with the programmes of research at AHRI.


The candidate:

Must be permanently based in South Africa at the time of application.
Must hold a valid passport at the time of application.
Must have an Honours degree equivalent to a Bachelor (Honours) degree with Second Class Division 1 Honours or 70% in an appropriate subject.
The successful applicant will need to be in London to start their chosen course in September 2022.

Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

 The Scholarship will cover:

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

A round-trip economy air fare to and from the UK.

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

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

Application form guidelines:

Personal statement


You are requested to complete a ‘Personal statement” which allows you to express your motivations and suitability for the programme you are applying to. There is a 1000-word limit for the personal statement.

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