Information for Prospective Students

Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship

Important Information for All Applicants

The aim of the Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship is to enable and encourage those who might have financial constraints in pursuing a full-time Master's degree to study at UCL.

Eligibility requirements

Candidates must:

  • be ordinarily resident in the UK
  • hold an offer to study a full-time Master of Science (MSc) degree at UCL in 2019/20.

Value, benefits and duration

  • There are 2 (two) scholarships available in 2019/20.
  • The value of the scholarship is £10,000.
  • The scholarship is tenable for one year only.
  • The Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship may be held alongside other scholarships, studentships, awards, or bursaries. The amount of the UCL award may be adjusted depending on the total value of other funds received by the student.
  • Scholarship recipients are obliged to inform the UCL Student Funding Office immediately of any other funding they are awarded towards their UCL Master’s degree studies, before or subsequent to the Thomas Witherden Batt Scholarship award.
  • The scholarship will first be applied to the recipient’s tuition fees, with any remainder payable to the recipient in three equal instalments throughout the academic year towards maintenance.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need as determined by the Student Funding Office.

Application procedure

Applications to this scholarship are currently open.

You need to hold an offer of a place at UCL in order to apply for the scholarship, so you are advised to apply for an eligible degree at UCL in good time for the Admissions Office and the relevant academic department to process and respond to your application

Instructions for accessing the online scholarship application form:

  1. Login to Portico with your normal details.
  2. Click on the ‘View’ button for the ‘Active Application’ that you wish to apply for funding for.
  3. In the application screen, click on the ‘Funding’ in the menu at the top of the page.
  4. You are now on the funding page. To find out which funds you are eligible to apply for click ***Check and apply*** under ‘Funds Available’.
  5. Click on the scholarship name of the scheme that you wish to apply for.

NB. For each programme that you wish to apply for funding for, you will need to submit a separate scholarship application form.

The deadline for applications to this scholarship will be on 16 May 2019.

Notification of results

Successful candidates will be informed in June/July 2019.

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