Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: University College London
Country to Study in: UK
The University College London (UCL) offers the Denys Holland Scholarship for international students from any country who intend to pursue undergraduate bachelors study in UCL.
The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at UCL, and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.
The Denys Holland Scholarship may be held alongside other grants, bursaries, awards or scholarships, provided annual total funding does not exceed the cost of fees plus a reasonable sum for maintenance in any one year (as determined by UCL).
Applicants should be:
- holding an offer of admission to UCL for full-time undergraduate study in any department;
- in financial hardship, and be able to demonstrate that without the scholarship they would be unable to study at UCL;
- preferably aged 25 or below at the time of commencing their studies;
- able to demonstrate that they have broad interests and intend to be actively involved in and contribute to the life of the university.
The scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial hardship, subject to applicants demonstrating their intention to play a full part in extracurricular activities of UCL and the Students Union.
Citizens of ANY country may apply
University College London, UK
Fields of study
Any Undergraduate Programme offered at the University
Number of awards
Not specified by the sponsors
The scholarship is for one year in the first instance, but will be renewed subject to satisfactory progress, for up to a total of three years.
The scholarship is worth £9,000 per annum and scholars may choose to use all or part of the scholarship to cover fees. Any remainder is paid to the scholar as a maintenance stipend.
The scholarship may be held alongside other grants, bursaries, awards or scholarships, provided annual total funding does not exceed the cost of fees plus a reasonable sum for maintenance in any one year (as determined by UCL).
Method of Application
To apply for this scholarship you must download and fill in an Application Form from the official website and also download and read the accompanying Guidance Notes. Applicants must provide UCL Student Number or UCAS Application Number for applications to be considered valid.
Complete applications and supporting documentations should be submitted by email before the announced deadline. If an application is received after this deadline it will not be deemed eligible and cannot be considered.
It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) to read the Guidance Notes, to download and complete the Application Form, to access the submission email address, and for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship.
The application form for 2017/18 is available from January 2017. The deadline for your application is on the Friday, 7 July 2017 at 5pm
The Denys Holland Scholarship Committee meets in mid-August, and successful candidates can expect to be notified (initially by email) in early/mid-September. If you do not hear from the UCL Student Funding Office by mid-September, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.
All University College London 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 on the official website to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.
Professor Denys Holland, in whose memory the Denys Holland Fund was created via donations from his students, was a sociable, compassionate man. A Professor of Law and Dean of Students, one of his principle concerns was the welfare and fulfilment of students under his care.
University College London is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in the world and ranks highly in both national and international league tables. Founded in 1826 as London University, UCL was the first university institution established in London and the first in England to be entirely secular, to admit students regardless of their religion, and to admit women on equal terms with men.
Application Deadline: 7 July 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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