The Bartlett Promise PhD Scholarship

  • PHD
  • £19,668
  • 11 May 2024

The Bartlett Promise PhD Scholarship aims to enable students from backgrounds underrepresented in The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment to pursue a PhD at The Bartlett.

This is a scholarship by

University College London (UCL)

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Candidates must:

  • Be UK domiciled with home fee status or a forced migrant (as defined by UCL)1 in the UK
  • Have an offer of admission to a Bartlett PhD programme to start in September 2023/24 and
  • Must not have completed a PhD at UCL or anywhere else previously

In addition to these mandatory criteria, candidates must meet at least one of the additional criteria:

  • Be in financial need as assessed by UCL
  • Be from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background
  • Be from a Gypsy, Roma or Traveller community
  • Have a disability
  • Be a care leaver
  • Have care responsibilities
  • Be first generation in family to attend university at undergraduate level
  • Be first generation in family to attend university at postgraduate level

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Full tuition fees plus an annual allowance to cover living and study expenses (£19,668), for the normal duration of the MPhil/PhD programme at The Bartlett.

All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study


1. Plan your scholarship application

2. Choose a Bartlett School and MPhil/PhD programme which you want to study

3. Check the entry criteria for your MPhil/PhD programme

4. Apply for your chosen MPhil/PhD programme

5. Wait for an offer of admission from your school

6. Apply to The Bartlett Promise MPhil/PhD Scholarship