UCL Department of Chemical Engineering


The Tim Elson Memorial Fund

The Tim Elson Memorial Fund is awarded to undergraduate year 1 students.

The award is based on financial hardship and household income, and is intended to help those that have encountered specific and unforeseen financial difficulties (evidence of hardship is required).

Key information

Value:  A one-off payment that is proportional to the UCL Bursary you are eligible for. The value of the bursary depends on income as assessed by UCL and as per the UCL’S main Undergraduate Bursary Scheme

For Chemical Engineering, the values are as follows: 

Household incomeCash bursary 
Less than or equal to £25,000£500
More than £25,000 and less than or equal to £37,000£400
More than £37,000 and less than or equal to £42,875£300

Available to: Eligible students currently enrolled on an undergraduate programme in Chemical Engineering in year 1 in the Academic Year 2023/24 onwards. 

Selection criteria: Financial need 

Eligible fee status: UK only 

Eligible department: Chemical Engineering

How to apply and selection 

Email evidence of your financial position by copy of your ‘UCL Bursary Letter’ to Senior Teaching and Learning Administrator, Beth Hills (e.hills@ucl.ac.uk).

If you do not qualify as per the undergraduate bursary scheme but think you have a case for an application then please contact Beth Hills (e.hills@ucl.ac.uk).

Closing date 

Deadline: 15 December 2023


The Department of Chemical Engineering will make the decision based on the application and the evidence submitted.