Access Opportunity Scholarship at UCL

Host: University College London
Level: Bachelors Degree
Study in: UK
Value: £11,000
Course starts: September 2019
Deadline: 5 July, 2019

UK scholarships

UCL is pleased to announce the establishment of a new scholarship scheme for 2019-2020 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.

Who is eligible?

Asylum seekers, children of asylum seekers, or unaccompanied asylum-seeking children.

Field of study

Any UCL undergraduate programme

Number of scholarships

Not specified

Scholarship value

£11,000 per year

Scholarship period

The scholarship will consist of tuition fees and a living allowance of £11,000 per year for the normal duration of your programme at UCL.

Annual renewal of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the scholarship must be:

  • Holding an offer of a place on a UCL undergraduate programme and;
  • Asylum seekers, children of asylum seekers or unaccompanied asylum-seeking children who are seeking asylum in the UK OR forced migrants who are based in the UK and have been granted a temporary form of leave as the result of an asylum application or human rights application (e.g. limited leave to remain, discretionary leave to remain, humanitarian protection) and;
  • Unable to access student finance (tuition fee or maintenance loan) because of immigration status.

Selection criteria

We will consider your financial situation, residency and academic merit and you will need to demonstrate these in your application.

How to apply

Complete applications and supporting documentations should be submitted by email to UCL.  The deadline for your application is Friday, 5 July, 2019 17:00 (UK time).

Scholarship application form

>> Download Application Form
>> Downlaod Reference Form

Complete applications and supporting documentation should be submitted by email to: 

Scholarship website

Official contact

Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm for telephone and email enquiries.

Student Funding
UCL Student & Registry Services
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Tel: +44 (0)20 7679 0004
Internal: 30004

For US/Canadian loans email:

For Teacher Training / PGCE email:

For Student Funding Adviser email:

Undergraduate Awards (0)20 3108  7817 / 7596 / 7655 / 8298
UCL Financial Assistance Fund (0)20 7679 0004
US and Canadian Loans (0)20 3108  7655/ 7654
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