The Barlett Promise is back with the 2023 edition of its Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship at University College, London, United Kingdom.

The scholarship is meant for students who are from backgrounds that are underrepresented in The Bartlett, to pursue studies at The Bartlett, UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment. This scholarship is open to applicants who are nationals of a Bartlett-approved list of Sub-Saharan African countries pursuing a Bartlett master’s program.

Application Deadline

The deadline for interested students to apply for the scholarship has been set at the 31st day of March 2023.

Eligible Countries

To be eligible for The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship, applicant must be from 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.


The scholarship is meant for those that seek to add the Master’s degree to their growing portfolio.

Value of Award

The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan Africa Scholarship covers the full overseas tuition fees and an annual allowance of £16,008 to cover living and study expenses for the normal duration of the program at UCL. In addition: a flight to and from the UK; UK study visa costs; English language assessment costs; health test costs; and the NHS Immigration Health Supplement charge. 100 Bartlett Master’s application fee waivers worth £90 each are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All Promise scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their study.


Applicants for The Bartlett Promise Sub-Saharan African scholarship must:

  • be a national of one of The Bartlett’s approved lists of Sub-Saharan African countries and resident in an eligible SSA country
  • must not hold a British or dual British citizenship
  • have an offer of admission to a Bartlett master’s programme for study in 2023/24 which is either unconditional or conditional only on English language
  • be in financial need as assessed by University College London.

How to Apply

Applicants must secure a place on a Bartlett master’s programme. and if you wish to receive an email notification when the application form is available, please register your interest in studying at The Bartlett.

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