University College London (UCL) Access Opportunity Scholarship 2019/2020 for International Students


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.

Application Deadline: Friday, 5 July 2019 at 5pm (UK time)
To be taken at (country):  UK
Type: Undergraduates

Eligibility requirements

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.


Tuition fees and a living allowance of £11,000 per year for the normal duration of your programme at UCL.

How to Apply: 

Download application form here

Download reference form here

Send the complete applications and supporting documents to: 

Notification of results:

Successful candidates will be informed in August 2019.

If you do not hear from the UCL Student Funding Office by Friday 2 August 2019, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Scholarship webpage

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