Information for Prospective Students

Scholarships and Funding

The Keith Wightman Scholarship

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage first year UCL students who show excellence in the sport of Golf to pursue their interest.

UCL normally offers one scholarship each session.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible candidates will:

  • be a student from any country;
  • have successfully completed the first year of their undergraduate degree studies in any subject at UCL;
  • show an excellence in golf, and academic excellence.

Selection Criteria

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and golfing excellence (preference will be given to students with a handicap of 5 or less, and/or category 1 golfers). If there are no qualified candidates meeting this criteria in any given year, the scholarship may be awarded to another sportsperson who has shown excellence in his or her choosen sport. Financial need will also be taken into consideration.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Council upon the recommendation of a selection panel made up of UCL staff, and appropriate golf and sport officials at the UCL Union (e.g. President of the UCL Union Golf Society and the UCL Union Activities Officer).

Value: Benefits and Duration

The value of the scholarship is £3,500 paid equally over two academic years. The scholarship is tenable for two years only.

Application Procedure and Deadline

Eligible candidates must complete the UCL Keith Wightman Scholarship Application Form, and submit it – along with supporting documents specified in the form – to the UCL Student Funding Office by 31 August.

Notification of Results

Successful applicants and reserve candidates can expect to be contacted by UCL in September/October.

Contact Details

UCL Student Funding contact details can be found here.

Page last modified on 19 dec 11 15:30 by Mark Skinsley


*NOTE: All scholarship and student funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.

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