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Denys Holland Scholarship

Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students who without support, would be unable to secure the funding required to study at UCL. There is one award for 2021/22.

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 2 July 2021

Eligibility

Applicants should:

  • hold a valid UCL Student Number;
  • hold a valid UCAS Personal ID (not UCAS Registration number);
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study commencing in
    September 2021, 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.


Selection

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


How to apply

The deadline for applications is: 11.59pm BST, Friday 2 July 2021

Applicants will be required to detail their current outside interests and indicate areas of nonacademic 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 - additional information may be requested by the selection panel.

The application form and guidance notes can be downloaded below:

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


Results

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