UCL Access Opportunity Scholarship





Type of opportunity

University scholarship

Closed for 2024
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University College London (UCL)

About this opportunity

The purpose of the Access Opportunity scholarship is to support those, who because of their immigration status are not able to secure student loans for their higher education.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate


Asylum seeker, Humanitarian protection, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life)

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Applicants should:

  • Hold an offer of admission to UCL to study a full-time undergraduate degree for 2024/25 intake and;
  • Be 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;
  • Be unable to access student finance (tuition fee or maintenance loan) because of their immigration status.

Available to: Prospective students

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)
  • Full bursary (study costs and full living costs)
  • Partial bursary (study costs and partial living costs)
  • Study costs (books, travel, etc.)

Types of study available

  • Full-time
  • Face-to-face

Additional details about application process

We will consider your personal, financial circumstances and residency status. You will need to demonstrate these in your application.

The deadline for the Access Opportunity scholarship is: Friday 17 May 2024.

Please visit our scholarship webpage to download the application form.

Completed applications and supporting documentations should be emailed to studentfunding@ucl.ac.uk.

Number of places available


Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Fathema Begum

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