The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan Africa Master’s Scholarship

  • Master
  • £15,364
  • 18 April 2022

This scholarship is open to applicants who are nationals of a Bartlett approved list of Sub-Saharan African countries pursuing a Bartlett master’s programme.


The Bartlett Promise aims to enable students from backgrounds which are underrepresented in The Bartlett, to pursue postgraduate studies at The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. For The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan African scholarship, candidates must: • be a national of one of The Bartlett’s approved list of Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries and resident in an eligible SSA country • must not hold a British or dual British citizenship • have an offer of admission to a Bartlett master’s programme for study in which is either unconditional or conditional only on English language • be in financial need as assessed by UCL In addition to these, due consideration will be given to candidates who meet any of these criteria: • be a forced migrant • be the first generation in the family to attend university at undergraduate level • be the first generation in family to attend university at postgraduate level

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Full overseas tuition fees, an allowance to cover living and study expenses (£15,364) for the normal duration of the programme at UCL, a flight to/from the UK, UK Study Visa costs, English language assessment costs, health test costs, master’s programme application fee costs and the NHS health supplement charge in the UK. All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study.


You must apply as early as possible, and no later than 14 February for applications to The Bartlett School of Architecture and 28 February for all other Bartlett schools. UCL aims to make a decision within 6 weeks of receiving your completed application, academic transcripts and both references. However, please note it can take three to four months when application volumes are high. You are strongly recommended to apply early; a six week turn around cannot be guaranteed.

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