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AHRI/UCL 2021-2022 MSc Scholarship for African Students


Applications are open for the 2021-2022 Africa Health Research Institute/UCL MSc Scholarship.

The successful candidate’s research project for the MSc is expected to be aligned with the programmes of research at AHRI.

About Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship

Aim and Benefits of AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship

The Scholarship will cover:

  1. Full UCL tuition fees for a one-year full-time taught master’s degree.
  2. A round-trip economy air fare to and from the UK.
  3. A monthly stipend to cover housing and living costs for 50 weeks.
  4. National Health Service (NHS) surcharge and Tier 4 visa costs.


Requirements for AHRI/UCL MSc Scholarship Qualification

The candidate:

  1. Must be permanently based in South Africa at the time of application.
  2. Must hold a valid passport at the time of application.
  3. Must have an Honours degree equivalent to a Bachelor (Honours) degree with Second Class Division 1 Honours or 70% in an appropriate subject.
  4. The successful applicant will need to be in London to start their chosen course in September 2021.

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Application Deadline

March 31, 2021

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) on to apply

Please complete the online AHRI/UCL Scholarship application form and provide a copy of your *academic transcript  and CV Closing date is 5pm Wednesday, 31 March 2021.

For more details, visit AHRI website.

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