The IRDR are delighted to announce four new scholarship awards for overseas fee paying MSc and MRes students in the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction for academic year 2018/19. All of these scholarships are awarded as a reduction in overseas full-time student fees, and are open to students applying to any of the following programmes:
MSc in Risk Disaster and Resilience
MSc in Risk and Disaster Science
MSc in Space Risk and Disaster Reduction
MRes in Risk and Disaster Reduction
One award for any overseas fee paying student,
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£5,000 towards overseas tuition fees
Please note that applicants for this scholarship also need to apply for a place on their chosen Masters Programme through the UCL application process. Applicants must ensure they have sufficient funds to cover the remaining fees in excess of the IRDR Masters scholarship. Awards will be announced by the end of May 2018.
After checking that you have or will soon be issued an offer for your chosen Masters Programme and assessing ODA domicile eligibility, applications will be assessed on the basis of:
Motivation to study on the IRDR Masters Programme
Guidelines for application
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and must have the exact email subject title of “UCL IRDR Masters Scholarship Application”.
The application should be completed on A4 size pages, with minimum margins of 2cm and written in Arial font size 11, comprising:
A 1 page CV, which should include details of the candidate’s education and grades, any relevant work experience and any relevant publications or outputs.
A 1 page personal statement, which should include a summary of why you think that you should be considered for the scholarship and how you will benefit from receiving it. The IRDR promotes students becoming leaders in knowledge exchange so that they can share their knowledge within their sectors and with stakeholders. Therefore, the personal statement should include a statement of how you intend to use the degree in your future career.
Confirmation of any other funding awards.
For further information please see our website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/rdr/documents/masters-scholarships-2018