The University College London (UCL) has introduced a brand new scholarship scheme to allow 100 of India’s brightest college students to check within the UK at one of many world’s main universities. This scholarship will help Indian college students with an impressive educational file to pursue full-time Master’s diploma research at UCL.
UCL Vice-President (External Engagement), Kirsty Walker, and Vanita Uppal OBE, Director, The British School New Delhi on November 21 signed an settlement formally launching the initiative at a ceremony in India.
According to the press launch by UCL, Thirty-three scholarships will probably be awarded to distinctive college students who’ve achieved or are on monitor to realize a first-class diploma for the 2024–25 educational yr. An additional 67 scholarships will probably be awarded throughout the next two years.
The UCL India Excellence Scholarships provide potential Master’s college students in any self-discipline the chance to obtain £5,000 in the direction of their research.
“We are delighted to have the ability to provide these new and various alternatives that each illustrate our ongoing dedication to Indian college students and strengthen our reference to India. Indian college students are important members of UCL’s international neighborhood and we’re devoted to offering extra assets and help to assist the perfect of them share their data and experience with us within the UK,” mentioned UCL President and Provost, Dr Michael Spence.
The inaugural UCL India Summer School will happen from June 10 to June 14, 2024, and can characteristic 5 main UCL professors delivering modules to 50 college students in years 10 and 11, working in small teams, mentioned the press launch.