Do you wish to further your education in the UK? We are glad to inform you that Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship is an ongoing application at University College London. Keep reading the article to find out more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility, and application process.
The aim of the Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship is to support overseas candidates of the highest quality for postgraduate study at the MSc level, with the expectation that as graduates, these students will make crucial contributions to urban development by drawing on the strengths of the international perspective and leading position of the DPU in the development field.
Otto Koenigsberger was a distinguished and internationally recognized practitioner and teacher whose practical and responsive approach to urban planning reoriented development planning work in Africa, Asia, and Latin America in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. He was the founder and first director of the Development Planning Unit.
University College London, which operates as UCL is a major public research university based in London, United Kingdom. The college is a member institution of the federal University of London- and is the second-largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment and the largest by postgraduate enrolment.
The university was founded in 1826, as London University, by founders inspired by the radical ideas of Jeremy Bentham, University College London was the first university institution to be created in London, and the first in England to be entirely temporal and to admit students regardless of their religion.
The University College London also makes contested claims to be the third-oldest university in England and the first to admit women. In 1836, the university became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London, which was granted a royal charter in the same year.
The university has grown through mergers which include the Institute of Ophthalmology (in 1995), the Institute of Neurology (in 1997), the Royal Free Hospital Medical School (in 1998), the Eastman Dental Institute (in 1999), the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (in 1999), the School of Pharmacy (in 2012) and the Institute of Education (in 2014).
University College London has its main campus in the Bloomsbury area of central London, with a number of institutes and teaching hospitals elsewhere in central London and satellite campuses at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, east London, and in Doha, Qatar.
The university is organized into 11 constituent faculties, within which there are more than 100 departments, institutes, and research centers. University College London operates different museums and collections in a broad range of fields which include the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and the Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy and administers the annual Orwell Prize in political writing.
In 2019/20, University College London had almost 43,840 students and 16,400 staff (including around 7,100 academic staff and 840 professors) and had a total income of £1.54 billion, of which £468 million was from research grants and contracts.
In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, the university is rated 8th in the world, 2nd in London, 3rd in the United Kingdom and joint 4th in Europe. In the 2019/20 Rankings by Subject, University College London has 38 subjects in the world’s top 100.
Worth of Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship
The Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship covers about 5,000 toward tuition fees. Note that the scholarship covers partial remission of tuition fees and candidates must provide satisfactory written proof of funding the balance of their tuition fees and their living expenses.
Eligibility for Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship
To be qualified for Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship, you must have been classified as an overseas student and be commencing full-time study for a Master’s degree in the Development Planning Unit
Each candidate must hold and have accepted an unconditional offer of a place at DPU.
How to Apply for Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship
If you are interested in Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website.
Application Deadline for Otto Koenigsberger Scholarship
The application deadline for the scholarship is February 28, 2022.
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