Fully Funded: DPU70 Scholarship at University College London 2024

The DPU70 Scholarship aims to support students from developing countries especially sub-Saharan Africa with a fully funded Masters scholarship at the University College London.

The DPU70 Masters Scholarship will be providing funding that will cover the cost of tuition, travel to the UK, and an annual stipend worth £16,008 to cover living and study expenses.

In this post, we will highlight the step-by-step process required for your successful application to the DPU70 Scholarship at the University College London.

DPU70 Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: UK
  • Study Abroad: Study in UK 
  • Category: Postgraduate Scholarships | Masters Scholarships 
  • Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African Countries
  • Reward: Full Scholarship | £16,008 Living Expenses | Airfare Ticket
  • Deadline: April 3, 2024

DPU70 Scholarship Details:

The DPU70 Scholarships are powered by The Bartlett Promise Scholarship, and funded by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit. 

The DPU70 Masters Scholarships are intended to go some small way to helping to support the collaborations that are so fundamental to Africa as a continent.

You are enjoined to apply for this opportunity as soon as possible to benefit from the fully funded program.

Requirements for DPU70 Scholarship

To be considered for the DPU70 Masters Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a national of one of a Sub Saharan African country and resident in an eligible SSA country
  • Not hold a British or dual British citizenship
  • Have an offer of admission to a master’s course at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit for study in the 2024-25 academic year 
  • Be in financial need as assessed by UCL

In addition to these, candidates should ideally also meet at least one of the additional 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.

Benefits of DPU70 Masters Scholarship

Bemeficiaries of the DPU70 Scholarship at the University College London will receive;

  • Full overseas tuition fees
  • An annual allowance of £16,008 to cover living and study expenses
  • A flight to/from the UK,
  • UK Study Visa costs,
  • English language assessment costs,
  • Health test costs and the NHS Immigration Health Supplement charge.
  • All Promise scholars, including DPU70 scholars, will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study. 

Eligible Countries for the DPU70 Scholarship

The following countries are eligible for the DPU70 Scholarship;

Anyone who is a national of and domiciled in a Sub-Saharan African country, including: 

  • Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo,
  • Djibouti, Republic of Congo, Cote D’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
  • Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia,
  • Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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How to Apply for DPU70 Scholarship (Step-by-Step)

To apply for the DPU70 Scholarship, interested and qualified candidates should follow the procedures below;

  • Apply for admission to the University College London
  • Ensure to apply for a program offered by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit
  • Proceed to apply for the DPU70 Scholarship before April 7, 2024
  • The selection panel will assess your application based on information provided on your scholarship application form
  • The successful applicants will be notified by email by 24 May 2024

Scholarship Application Link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/development/study/scholarships-and-funding/dpu70-scholarships

Deadline: April 3, 2024