Information for Prospective Students

Undergraduate funding awards

Important Information for All Applicants

Through the generous donations made by UCL Alumni and Friends we are able to offer a number of Undergraduate Funding Awards each year. These awards are aimed at UK/EU (Fee Status) students starting their first year of undergraduate study.

Listed below are the schemes we anticipate to be available for 2016/17. All completed application forms will be considered for all available Undergraduate Funding Awards on the closing date.

Application deadline and procedure

Please read the Guidance Notes before completing the Application Form

Applicants who are eligible for the Greek Bursary and Pindelski-Barrack Bursary please also ask your Referee to complete the Academic Reference Form

The deadline for your application is: Friday, 1st July 2016 at 5pm. If an application is received after this deadline it will not be deemed eligible and cannot be considered.

There is one application form for the funding schemes listed below; you do not have to indicate which scheme you wish to be considered for. The Student Funding Office will process your application form for the scheme(s) you are eligible for.

These awards are payable in addition to any funding received through the main UCL Bursary/NSP schemes.

If you have any questions regarding any of our schemes, please contact us by emailing studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk

Notification of results

The scholarships will be awarded by recommendation by a panel composed of UCL staff. The successful candidates will be notified as soon as possible once a decision has been made, before mid-September.

Aardvark Bursary

The aim of the Aardvark Bursary is to enable and encourage students to pursue their undergraduate studies in Computer Science at UCL. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree within the department of Computer Science for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,416.50 per year, for three years only and is subject satisfactory academic progress.

Axeinos Bursary

The aim of the Axeinos Bursary is to enable and encourage students from Romania or Bulgaria to pursue their undergraduate degree at UCL in any subject. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the Bursary must:

  • hold EU fee status;
  • be classified as a Romanian or Bulgarian national;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need; you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,000 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The bursary is awarded to cover maintenance costs.

Cassell and Stein History Bursary

The Cassell and Stein History Bursary aims to enable undergraduate students in UCL History to take up their offer of study at UCL, regardless of their financial situation, by relieving financial pressures for those in need. The donors have a strong wish to see increased social mobility in our society. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK or EU fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree within the History Department for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £8,333 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The bursary is awarded to cover maintenance costs.

Douglas Johnson Scholarship

The aim of the Douglas Johnson Scholarship is to enable and encourage students in financial need and studying for an undergraduate degree offered by UCL Department of History. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the scholarship must:

  • hold a UK or EU fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree within the History Department (including joint honours) for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the scholarship is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £12,500 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The scholarship is awarded to cover fees or maintenance costs.

Goldsmiths' Company Bursary

The aim of the Goldsmiths’ Company Bursary is to encourage undergraduate students to study at UCL with limited funds who may have a disability. Five awards are available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for the 2016/17 academic session (commencing in September 2016);
  • have undertaken their secondary education at a UK state-funded secondary school.

Selection criteria

The criteria for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application. Preference will be given to students with a disability.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £3,000 for the first year only. The bursary is awarded to cover maintenance costs.

Greek Bursary

The aim of the Greek Bursary is to encourage and enable students to pursue an undergraduate study at UCL. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold EU fee status;
  • be a Greek citizen domiciled in Greece;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study for a full-time undergraduate degree for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criteria for awarding the bursary is financial need and academic merit - you will be required to demonstrate that you meet both these conditions.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £25,000 per year, for three years only and is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

iRob Scholarship

The aim of the iRob scholarship is to encourage and enable students to pursue an undergraduate study at UCL. Two awards are available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the scholarship must:

  • hold UK or EU fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the scholarship is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,000 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The scholarship is awarded to cover maintenance costs and/or fees.

Malcolm Grant Scholarship

The Malcolm Grant Scholarship was established to celebrate the exceptional contribution of the outgoing President & Provost to the UCL community over 10 years.

The aim of the Malcolm Grant Scholarship (UG) is to enable and encourage students who can demonstrate financial need as well as show leadership potential, to pursue their undergraduate studies at UCL. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK or EU fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for the 2016/17 intake (commencing September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criteria for awarding the scholarship are leadership potential and financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £8,333 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Pindelski-Barrack Bursary

The aim of the Pindelski-Barrack Bursary is to enable and encourage students to pursue an undergraduate degree programme in UCL Mechanical Engineering, regardless of their financial situation. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree in UCL Mechanical Engineering for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016);
  • be joining UCL from a UK state-funded secondary school (based on UCAS data);
  • be studying Engineering (Mechanical) – BEng (3 year)/MEng (4 year) or Engineering (Mechanical with Business Finance – BEng (3 year)/MEng (4 year).

Selection criteria

The criteria for awarding the bursary is financial need and academic merit - you will be required to demonstrate that you meet both these conditions.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £9,000 per year towards tuition fees, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

The recipient will be expected to be an active member in the department and life of UCL and, together with all scholarship and bursary recipients, will be expected to attend the annual donors and scholars’ reception on campus each year.

Robins Bursary

The aim of the Robins Bursary is to encourage and enable students to pursue an undergraduate degree programme in the Economics department at UCL, regardless of their financial situation. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK or EU fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study for a full-time undergraduate degree in in the Economics department for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,416.50 per year, for three years only and is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Rose Bursary

The aim of the Rose Bursary is to enable prospective UK students to take up their offer of study at UCL, regardless of their financial situation. Three bursaries will be offered for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016);
  • have undertaken their secondary education at UK state-funded secondary schools.

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,416.66 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Sarmatian Bursary

The aim of the Sarmatian Bursary is to enable and encourage students from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania or Poland to pursue their undergraduate degrees at UCL in any subject. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold EU fee status;
  • be classified as an Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian or Polish national;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016).

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £10,000 per year, based on a three year programme (if you are on a longer programme, we will pro-rata the payment) and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The bursary is awarded to cover maintenance costs.

Virtus Bursary

Virtus Bursary aims to support undergraduate students to pursue their full-time modern languages degree in the School of European Languages, Culture & Society. One award is available for the 2016/17 academic session.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants for the bursary must:

  • hold UK fee status;
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time modern languages degree in the School of European Languages, Culture & Society (degrees offered by the departments of Dutch, French, German, Italian, Scandinavian Studies, Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American studies, and the combined Language and Culture BA and Modern Languages BA) for the 2016/17 intake (commencing in September 2016). Preference will be given to a student studying for a degree in German and/or Scandinavian Studies.

Selection criteria

The criterion for awarding the bursary is financial need and you will need to demonstrate this in the application.

Value: benefits and duration

The award will be £7.812.50 per year, for four years only and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The bursary is awarded to cover maintenance costs.

If you have any queries, please email us at: studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk

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