UCL Scholarships and funding


The Douglas Johnson Scholarship

The Douglas Johnson Scholarship aims to support UK domiciled students in financial need to pursue an undergraduate degree in the department of History at UCL.

Key information

Value: £25,000 (per year) for 3 years
Available to: Prospective students
Selection criteria: Financial need 
Eligible students: UK domiciled with Home fee status
Eligible programmes: Undergraduate programmes in History Department (including joint honours degrees)
Deadline: Monday 4 July 2022


Eligible candidates must:

  • be domiciled in the UK with Home fee status;
  • be in financial need
  • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree in the department of History (including joint honours degree) for the 2022/23 intake.

Value, benefits, and duration

The award provides £25,000 per year for a three year undergraduate programme and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The award will be applied to cover tuition fees in the first instance, with remainder payable as maintenance.

If a student on a four year undergraduate programme receives this award, payments will be made pro rata, i.e. they will receive £18,750 for each of their four years of study.

One award is available.


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

How to apply

The Douglas Johnson Scholarship is one of the schemes that make up the Undergraduate Funding and Access Awards (UGFA).

To be considered for a Douglas Johnson Scholarship, please follow the procedure on the UGFA webpage.


The UGFAs will be awarded by recommendation by a panel composed of UCL staff. The successful candidates will be notified as soon as decisions are made by mid-September.