University College London UK Denys Holland Scholarship for Undergraduate Students

The Denys Holland Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: Any discipline
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: University College London
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
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).

The Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London

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 2020, 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.
Selection Criteria:
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.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country may apply

Participating Institutions
University College London, UK

Fields of study
Any Undergraduate Programme offered at the University

Number of awards
There is one award for 2020/21

Sponsorship duration
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.

Scholarship benefits
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 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 read the Guidance Notes, and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) to download the application form and for detailed information on applying for this scholarship.

The deadline for your application is on the Friday, 3 July 2020 at 5pm (UK time)

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.

University College London is a public research university in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London. 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: 3 July 2020
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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    1. This scholarship is definitely NOT a scam. It was published weeks before its deadline BUT we simply republished it a day to its deadline to remind everyone to apply, if they have not. Sorry for the late reply. Warm regards!

  2. where I can find & get UCL Student Number for UCAS Application for scholarship???

    1. @tasya, to get the UCL Student Number, you will need to first apply to UCL. See the How to Apply section of the International Students page at UCL website for guidance:

    2. I has filled the form, both UCL and UCAS, yet HAVE NOT Gotten any mail to get the numbers what shall I do please?

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  4. Okechukwu ClementApril 02, 2018 9:01 PM

    pls can i get the email address to send the application form

    1. There's a link to the application form, as well as the Guidance notes, so use them!