Funding Schemes for Students

Faculty Funding for current Graduate Research Students

With the introduction of the UCL Doctoral School from July 2014 the following former Graduate School funding schemes for students have been replaced with Faculty Funding.

  • Research Projects Fund
  • Student Conference Fund
  • External Training Courses Fund

See the Faculty websites for details:

Arts and Humanities

Social and Historical Sciences


Gay Clifford Bursaries for Undergraduate Women Students

These bursaries are awarded on the basis of:

  • Academic performance (which should be broadly at 2.1 level or above)
  • Financial need

NOTE: The scheme is currently under review and no awards are available for 2014/15.

Details of the scheme

Download nomination form


Jackson Lewis Scholarships

Details of the Scheme

Students who wish to apply for this scholarship should send a written notice of their intention to complete for the scholarship to their Head of Department. Please forward any applications to the Faculty Office by 15 May, together with confirmation of departmental support. Any registered students are eligible to apply, but please note that there is only one award of £200 per Faculty.


Wolfson Postgraduate Studentships in the Humanities

Details of the scheme


FIGS Research Studentships

Note: JFIGS will not be offering postgraduate research studentships for the academic year 2015-16.

Details of the scheme


London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP)

LAHP Website


Frederick Bonnart-Braunthal Scholarship 2014/15

There is 1 scholarship worth £25,000 pa available, which will be awarded in competition with LSE.  The scheme is aimed at research students who plan to explore the nature of religious, racial and cultural prejudices and to find ways of combating them. 

Details of the scheme


Global Excellence  Scholarships

There are a total of eight scholarships per session for the academically most outstanding  graduate students joining UCL. Students enrolling on joint programmes (programmes run by UCL and another university) are not eligible. One graduate award is reserved for a student resident in each of the following regions:


The UK
Europe (excluding the UK, but including Russia)
Africa
Indian sub-continent and the Middle East 
China, North- and Central South-East Asia
Australasia
North America
Central and South America including the Caribbean

There is no application form. Nominations are made by Departments and Faculties.
Details of the scheme


Other Funding

UCL Scholarships and Funding website

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