UCL is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for 2017-2018 academic year: the Access Opportunity Scholarship. The intention of the scholarship is to support those, who because of their immigration status are not able to secure student loans for their higher education.

UCL will be providing £500,000 in funding over three years for prospective students granted discretionary or limited leave to remain and those who may be seeking asylum.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for the scholarship must be:

An asylum seeker holding an offer of a place on a UCL undergraduate programme, or/;
An offer-holder granted “limited” or “discretionary” leave to remain and;
Unable to access student finance (tuition fee or maintenance loan) because of your immigration status;
Able to prove your status, under one of the above categories;
Asylum seekers, children of asylum seekers, or unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and who are holding an offer for an undergraduate place at UCL will be eligible.

How to Apply

Complete applications and supporting documentations should be submitted by email to: studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk. Please visit the university's website to download the forms.

Application Deadline

The deadline of application is Friday, 28 July 2017 18:00 (UK time). Successful candidates can expect to be notified by email in early/mid-September.

For complete information about this scholarship, please go to www.ucl.ac.uk