Ardalan Scholarship

Academic year 2019
Amount £18,750

Overview

Ardalan Scholarship

Important Information for All Applicants

Founded in 2010 by a private donor to assist Iranian nationals to undertake Master's study at UCL.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • have successfully completed undergraduate-level studies in Iran and be an Iranian national;
  • hold an offer to study a full-time one-year Master's degree at UCL in 2019/20.

Value: Benefits and Duration

  • There is 1 (one) scholarship available in 2019/20.
  • The value of the scholarship is £18,750.
  • The Ardalan Scholarship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries. The amount of the UCL award may be adjusted depending on the total value of other funds received by the student.
  • Scholarship recipients are obliged to inform the UCL Student Funding Office immediately of any other funding they are awarded towards their UCL Master’s degree studies, before or subsequent to the Ardalan Scholarship award.
  • Unless otherwise requested by the scholar, the scholarship is usually set against tuition fees. If payment is made directly to the scholarship holder, the award is paid in three equal instalments at the start of each term.

Selection Criteria

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence however financial need will also be taken into consideration. The scholarship will be awarded upon the recommendation of an academic selection panel and the Student Funding Office.

Prospective applicants who have not yet applied to UCL are advised that their UCL application will be used for this scholarship and so they are advised to ask their referees to use the online reference form as it gives the selectors better insight into your academic merit.

Application procedure

Applications to this scholarship are currently open.

You need to hold an offer of a place at UCL in order to apply for the scholarship, so you are advised to apply for an eligible degree at UCL in good time for the Admissions Office and the relevant academic department to process and respond to your application

Instructions for accessing the online scholarship application form:

  1. Login to Portico with your normal details.
  2. Click on the ‘View’ button for the ‘Active Application’ that you wish to apply for funding for.
  3. In the application screen, click on the ‘Funding’ in the menu at the top of the page.
  4. You are now on the funding page. To find out which funds you are eligible to apply for click ***Check and apply*** under ‘Funds Available’.
  5. Click on the scholarship name of the scheme that you wish to apply for.


NB. For each programme that you wish to apply for funding for, you will need to submit a separate scholarship application form.

The deadline for applications to this scholarship will be on 15 April 2019.

Deadline

Application will close on 15 April 2019

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
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"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
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