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Leonard Wolfson Academic MSc Scholarships
Scholarship Name Leonard Wolfson Academic MSc Scholarships
Academic Year 2019
Scholarship amount Up to £9,860
Nationality Any
Scholarship Deadline 26 July 2019

Leonard Wolfson Academic Scholarship: Up to two bursaries (one to the value of £9,860 or two to the value of £4,930) are available for the MSc in Dementia: Neuroscience. All eligible offer holders will be invited to make a bursary application at the end of July. Awards will be merit-based and will be assessed using the programme application, bursary application, and references.

Scholarships relevant to this department are displayed below.

Leonard Wolfson Academic MSc Scholarships

Value - £9,860 or £4,930 (1 year)
Eligibility - UK, EU, Overseas
Criteria - Based on academic merit

For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at UCL, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website.

Careers

For scientists and psychologists, the programme can lead to future placements in clinically oriented research environments or clinical training. For clinicians, this is an excellent opportunity to gain a higher qualification at a world-leading centre of excellence in neurodegeneration research, which could be tailored to a variety of future roles in clinical, research and management fields. Many students have gone on to pursue PhDs and research careers in the fields of dementia and neurodegeneration.

Employability

This unique programme will equip graduates with in-depth knowledge of dementia diseases and their treatments; strong, practical research skills that could facilitate doctoral or postdoctoral research in the field; and transferable scientific communication skills. Students will harness the expertise of scientists and clinicians who are currently setting the neuroscience research agenda in dementia internationally. This experience could support further doctoral studies and applications for nationally funded fellowships. For clinicians, the programme will provide research perspectives and practical skills that could inform subspecialty practice in dementia. We aim to train the next generation of neuroscientific and clinical leaders in dementia.

Why study this degree at UCL?

This programme is unique in linking neuroscientific foundations with specialist clinical skills and knowledge in dementia.

The programme integrates the expertise of UCL Institute of Neurology with affiliated departments at the forefront of the global mission to defeat dementia, and is taught by international leaders working closely together to link bench and bedside as part of UCL's Dementia Strategy.

The programme builds on UCL's global perspective, targeting students in developing as well as developed countries to drive future training opportunities. The programme emphasises active student participation and enquiry, develops practical skills, and offers unparalleled exposure to laboratories and patients.

Application and next steps

Applications

Students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines.

There is an application processing fee for this programme of £75 for online applications and £100 for paper applications. Further information can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/taught/application.

Application deadlines

All applicants - 26 July 2019

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