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The Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship /FULLY FUNDED




The Africa Health Research
Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship /FULLY FUNDED

Brief Description

AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship 2022 – 2023

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

scholarship is a singular award for the UK academic year September 2022 to September
2023. It is funded by UCL’s Division of
Infection and Immunity.
The scholarship is administered via AHRI and is for
applicants whose academic background and interests are aligned with the
programmes of research at AHRI.

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.

will go through a competitive round of selection at AHRI and the successful
candidate will be nominated to go through to the UCL selection. Application for
acceptance onto a MSc taught course is separate, and the AHRI nominee will be
guided through this process.

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

Host Country

Ø  London/ UK

Host Institution

Ø  University College of London

Program Funded by

Ø  UCL’s Division of
Infection and Immunity

 Eligibility Criteria for Applying The
Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship


be permanently based in South Africa at the time of application.

hold a valid passport at the time of application.

have an Honours degree equivalent to a Bachelor (Honours) degree with Second Class Division 1
Honours or 70% 
in an appropriate subject.

successful applicant will need to be in London to start their chosen course in
September 2022.

Women are
particularly encouraged to apply.

The Africa Health Research
Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship Cover

The Scholarship
will cover:

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

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

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

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

AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship Application

complete the online AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship application form Click HERE and provide
a copy of your *academic transcript  and CV.  

academic transcript is a list of the programmes you have been enrolled on and
the grades that you have received during your programme of study. Some
institutions may also list the credits for each module. You must provide a copy
of an official transcript from the Academic Registry or Student Records Office
at your institution. The transcript must be: on institutional-headed paper;
stamped and signed by the issuing office.

 Application form guidelines:

1.      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.

The personal
statement should be written considering the following questions:

Ø  Why do you want to undertake the
programme or research?

Ø  What are your academic interests?

Ø  Why do you wish to study at UCL?

Ø  What educational experience do you

Ø  Do you have any relevant work

Ø  Have you completed any
extracurricular and voluntary activities relevant to the programme?

Ø  What are your career aspirations?

2.      Details of two referees:

At least one
of your references must be academic and someone who has taught you at degree
level. If you wish you may provide one professional reference in place of the
second academic reference. Please ensure you have spoken to your chosen
referees, so they are expecting an invitation to provide a reference for you
and are happy to do this. When providing the email address for your referee
please use an academic or professional one rather than a personal one, e.g.
john.smith@university.ac.uk rather than johnsmith@hotmail.com

3.      The title of the UCL MSc course you wish to study:

Please see
below a list of UCL’s Masters courses related to AHRI’s research areas. This
includes but is not limited to:

Global Health and Development MSc 

Health and Society: Social Epidemiology MSc

Health Economics and Decision Science MSc

Health Informatics

Health Data analytics

Health data science (CODING)

Health Psychology MSc

Infancy and Early Childhood Development MSc

Infection and Immunity

Medicine MScs (includes Infection and Immunity)

Paediatrics and Child Health: Global Child Health MSc

Population Health MSc (USA, Japan, Europe)

Prenatal Genetics and Foetal Medicine MSc

Reproductive Science and Women’s Health MSc

Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Women’s Health MSc


Deadline for Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship is 2022-04-01


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