UCL Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships: University College London

Award information

UCL’s Global Excellence Graduate Scholarships offer £5,000 to academically exceptional students who are embarking on postgraduate study at the university.

Funding details

The funding can be set against tuition fees or distributed in three instalments during the academic year.

Funding eligibility

Academic: Applicants must have been offered a place on a graduate programme in any department at UCL. They must have an excellent academic record, possess notable academic achievements and exhibit further academic potential.

Residency: UK, Europe (excluding the UK, but including Russia), Africa, the Indian sub-continent and the Middle East, China, North and Central South-East Asia, Australasia, North America, Central and South America including the Caribbean.

Restrictions: N/A

Other: Financial circumstances are not taken into consideration.

How to apply

There is no application process, students are nominated for scholarships through their academic departments.

To be nominated, candidates must have applied for and been offered a place on their postgraduate programme of choice by 30 March before the academic year in which they wish to commence their course. To apply for a postgraduate programme at UCL, applicants should see the following website:


Application dates

To be nominated for a scholarship, candidates should submit the application for their chosen postgraduate programme by 30 March before the academic year in which they want to begin their course.

Key information

Funding value: 
For students from: 
Overseas, EU, UK

Student Funding,
Registry and Academic Services,
University College London,
Gower Street,

Type of course: 
Postgraduate: research, Postgraduate: taught
Funding type: 
Maintenance, Fees