Graduate Research Scholarships, University College London (UCL)
Successful candidates informed
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.
Applicants must be:
- in receipt of an offer of admission to (please see IMPORTANT NOTE below) or currently registered at UCL on a full- or part-time research degree programme, and;
- holding or expecting to achieve at least an upper second-class Honours UK undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification.
While current students may apply, those entering their third year of research will normally only be considered for funding in exceptional circumstances.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and research potential. Financial circumstances are not taken into account.
Please note that we have prepared information that may be helpful for your chosen referee, the UCL Guidance for Referees. We suggest you provide your referee with a copy of this document when asking for an academic reference.
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.
Potential candidates must ensure that they submit a full scholarship application by the deadline irrespective of whether an offer of admission has reached them or not. The UCL Student Funding Office will check UCL systems at a later date to confirm whether the scholarship applicant holds an offer of admission and on what date that offer was made.
Notification of Results
There is a combined selection by UCL academics for the research schemes. This selection panel will make the final decision on successful candidates.
The selection panel meets in February and successful candidates can expect to be notified by Tuesday, 23 February 2016 at the latest. If you do not hear from us by that date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful.
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NOTE: All scholarship and student funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.