UCL Scholarships and funding


Denys Holland Scholarship

Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students who without financial help, would be unable to study at UCL.

Key information

Value: £9,000 (per year for three years)
Available to: Prospective Students
Selection criteria: Financial Need
Eligible fee status: UK, Overseas
Eligible programmes: All undergraduate
Additional eligibility criteria: Able to demonstrate broad interests and intend to be actively involved in, and contribute to, the life of the university
Deadline: 11.59pm BST, Friday 21 July 2023


Applicants should:

  • hold an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study commencing in September 2023, in any department;
  • be in financial need;
  • be able to demonstrate that they have broad interests and intend to be actively involved in and contribute to the life of the university.

Value, benefits, and duration

The scholarship is worth £9,000 per year for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.


The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need, subject to applicants demonstrating their intention to play a full part in extracurricular activities at UCL and the Students Union.

How to apply

The deadline for applications is: 11.59pm BST, Friday 21 July 2023

Applicants will be required to detail their current outside interests and indicate areas of non academic activity which they would hope to pursue while a student. They will also have to provide information on their financial circumstances and other sources of income being sought to fund their studies.

The application form can be downloaded below:

Completed applications should be submitted by emailing Student Funding Office (studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk).


The Denys Holland Scholarship Committee meets in late-August, and successful candidates can expect to be notified by email by mid-October.