Nominate a research scholarship applicant

Faculties, departments, divisions or institutes who are eligible to nominate (nominating units) can put forward candidates for research scholarships.  

Before you start

​​​​​Nominating units can put forward candidates for the following scholarships:

The deadline for submitting nominations is 4pm on Friday 27 January 2023.

Any candidate you nominate should be offered admission to UCL by the time of the selection meeting (first week of March). 

Please note: UCL and CSC are currently negotiating the terms of the scheme for 2023/24 entry. The information pertaining to CSC is provisional and is indicative of what we hope to offer. Please proceed with the standard procedures for CSC until we have more information. We’ll provide important updates on the UCL-CSC web page.

You must:

  • Check whether your department counts as a nominating unit. 
  • Make sure that any applicant you put forward has chosen UCL as their first choice.
  • Submit your top two applicants (across the RES and CSC schemes) in ranked order. (If you’d also like to nominate a student for one of the five UCL-CSC Research Scholarships, you may submit three nominations instead of two. This additional nomination must be ranked with the other nominations).  
  • Make sure you follow the instructions below carefully. Incomplete or inaccurate applications will not be considered for funding. 

Please note: For information about programmes who have been given International Scholar Awards for Doctoral Training Centres (ISAD) allocations please contact Elizabeth Halton in the Doctoral School at e.halton@ucl.ac.uk This scheme replaces the old "ORS" scholarship.

1. Make sure you’re aware of what applicants need to submit

Review the list of documents applicants have been asked to submit.

2. Fill in the relevant section of one applicant’s Research Scholarship cover sheet

The final section of the cover sheet is for nominating units to fill in. 

3. Add the applicant’s other documents to the PDF

You can either create a single pdf or print all the documents and then scan them into one PDF. 


4. Make sure all the pages of the PDF are in the correct order

You should have all the application materials for one student in a single PDF document. Re-arrange the pages in the correct order if necessary. 

5. Do steps 2 to 4 for your other applicant(s)

Each applicant should have a separate PDF containing all the documents for their application.  

6. Send your nominations to the Student Funding Office

You’ll need to send your nominations via our new Microsoft Form (link below). The deadline is 4pm on Friday 27 January 2023.

7. Notification of results

The Student Funding Office will notify departments, successful candidates and reserve candidates of the results by the week of 6 March 2023.