The Denys Holland Scholarship for bachelor degree

Deadline: 1 July 2016 at 5pm

Open to any country nationals


The Denys Holland Fund offers scholarships for undergraduate students of any nationality. Professor Denys Holland was a caring person and concerned  about the welfare of students. The Denys Holland Scholarship’s goal is to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of the scholarship would be unable to pursue bachelor program.

Denys Holland Scholarship


*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.

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.


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 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 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).

Applications procedure

Please read the Guidance Notes before you download the Application Form.

Applicants must provide UCL Student Number or UCAS Application Number for applications to be considered valid. If an application is received after this deadline it will not be deemed eligible and cannot be considered.

Send complete applications to: [email protected]

Notification of results

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. Please also check this webpage, we will put up a note to let you know the date the successful candidate has been informed.

Official website of The Denys Holland Scholarship

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