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Scholarship

UAL International Postgraduate £50,000 Scholarship and accommodation award

This scholarship covers the cost of tuition fees, accommodation at one of UAL’s halls of residence and may also contribute towards living costs. Up to 4 UAL International Postgraduate £50,000 Scholarships are available.

Eligibility

Criteria 1: You must hold an offer to study a full-time taught master’s course at one of UAL's Colleges and Institutes starting in 2022/23.

  • Your course must offer either a Grad Dip, M ARCH, MA, MFA, MBA, MRes or MSc qualification.
  • You are not eligible to apply if you already hold a UK postgraduate taught qualification (or one at an equivalent level) from studies undertaken in the UK or abroad.

Criteria 2: You must be ordinarily resident in one of the low-income economy countries detailed in our list of qualifying countries (see below).

  • Evidence such as a copy of your immigration documents, ID card or formal proof of your address must be included as part of your application.

Or

You are an asylum seeker in the UK at the point at which you make your scholarship application.

Criteria 3: Your annual household income must be £50,000 or less (or the equivalent exchange value in a qualifying country’s currency) at the point of application. For an up-to-date currency conversion, visit Oanda Trade Currency Exchange.

Criteria 4: You must provide a personal statement as part of your scholarship application which responds to the following questions (maximum 350 words per question):

  • Describe how receiving a postgraduate scholarship would make a difference to you.
  • Tell us how you intend to use the qualification you will be gaining to support your future plans.
  • Describe how you would address challenges in your home country.
  • Tell us how you would uphold the values of social justice and environmental stewardship.

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Qualifying countries

Afghanistan Ghana Pakistan
Albania Grenada Palau
Algeria Guatemala Palestine, State of
Angola Guinea Panama
Antigua and Barbuda Guinea-Bissau Papua New Guinea
Argentina Guyana Paraguay
Armenia Haiti Peru
Australia Honduras Philippines
Azerbaijan India Qatar
Bahamas Indonesia Russia
Bahrain Iran Rwanda
Bangladesh Iraq Saint Kitts and Nevis
Barbados Israel Saint Lucia
Belarus Jamaica Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Belize Jordan Samoa
Benin Kazakhstan Sao Tome and Principe
Bhutan Kenya Saudi Arabia
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Kiribati Senegal
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kuwait Serbia
Botswana Korea (Republic of) Seychelles
Brazil Korea (Democratic People's Republic of) Sierra Leone
Brunei Kyrgyzstan Singapore
Burkina Faso Lao People's Democratic Republic Solomon Islands
Burundi Lebanon Somalia
Cabo Verde Lesotho South Africa
Cambodia Liberia South Sudan
Cameroon Libya Sri Lanka
Central African Republic Madagascar Sudan
Chad Malawi Suriname
Chile Malaysia Syrian Arab Republic
Colombia Maldives Tajikistan
Comoros Mali Tanzania (United Republic of)
Congo Mauritania Thailand
Congo (Democratic Republic of the) Mauritius Timor-Leste
Costa Rica Mexico Togo
Côte d'Ivoire Micronesia Trinidad and Tobago
Cuba Moldova (Republic of) Tunisia
Djibouti Mongolia Turkey
Dominica Montenegro Turkmenistan
Dominican Republic Morocco Tuvalu
Ecuador Mozambique Uganda
Egypt Myanmar Ukraine
El Salvador Namibia United Arab Emirates
Equatorial Guinea Nauru Uruguay
Eritrea Nepal Uzbekistan
Eswatini (Kingdom of) New Zealand Vanuatu
Ethiopia Nicaragua Venezuela
Fiji Niger Viet Nam
Gabon Nigeria Yemen
Gambia North Macedonia Zambia
Georgia Oman Zimbabwe

Apply

Once you've received an offer to study at UAL, the ‘my funding’ page on your applicant portal will be updated to include application forms for scholarships you may be eligible for.

If you submit a scholarship application, we will email you after the deadline has passed to let you know if you have been successful.

Application deadline

  • For courses starting in September/October 2022 and January 2023: the deadline has been extended from Monday 13 June 2022 to Thursday 30 June 2022.

Receiving payment

Scholarships are awarded by a UAL selection panel, who make their decision based on the evidence provided in your application.

If you have successful applications for more than one UAL award or scholarship, you must choose which of them you would like to receive, as you are only able to hold one at a time.

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Use our Scholarships Search to find out what you might be eligible for.