UCL Department of Economics


El-Mokadem Bursary: New £75,000 scholarship available in 2018/19

15 August 2018

The Ian and Kate El-Mokadem Bursary has been established to support a UK-domiciled student; studying on an undergraduate 3-year Economics degree starting in  the 2018/19 academic year.  The degree programme can be Economics alone, or can be a joint programme with another department as along as it is anchored in Economics.

The total value of the award each year is £25,000 (i.e. £75,000 will be awarded across the three years of the course) and is intended to cover both tuition fees and living costs for the duration of the 3-year degree.

The successful candidate must:

1. Be in financial need;


2. Meet one or more of the following widening participation criteria:

First member of their family to undertake higher education

  • Has a disability
  • Falls within an underrepresented UCL ethnic minority group (black African or black Caribbean)
  • Has been identified through POLAR data, relating to low participation neighbourhoods
  • Care leaver
  • Has parents in a non-professional occupation
  • Is eligible for free school meals
  • Attends a non-selected state school

Further information is available on the Undergraduate Funding page.