University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET) are offering UCL-AET Undergraduate Bursaries in UK. The applicant must a national of African country (including Madagascar) and currently attending school or has 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.
About Scholarship: 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.
Study: The scholarship is provided to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Course Level: Undergraduate
Scholarship by: University College London (UCL) and the Africa Educational Trust (AET)
Number of awards: Two full bursaries are available annually for AET-nominated students who have accepted offers of places at UCL.
Duration: The duration of the student’s programme of study.
Value: 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.
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: The students of Africa can apply
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.
Apply: AET will provide eligible applicants with an electronic application form, which must be completed and submitted electronically to Ms May Omona at email@example.com 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.
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.
Further Information: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships/undergraduate/ug_outr_aet