UCL Computer Science Aspire Scholarship Award

Windsor Fellowship is working with University College London (UCL) to provide  a undergraduate scholarship that reduces financial barriers and improves representation of students from Black or mixed Black ethnic backgrounds within the department – New scholarship to support Black students launched at UCL Computer Science

About the scholarship

Three scholarships are available to prospective undergraduate students who identify as the target group and intend to the Computer Science BSc Undergraduate, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence MEng or Computer Science MEng programmes.

The scholarships cover full tuition fees plus an annual allowance for living and study expenses (£18,062) during the normal duration of their UCL programme. All Aspire scholars will also receive on-going academic and career support during their studies.

Eligibility criteria :

  • Based in the UK with home fee status or be a forced migrant (as defined by UCL)
  • be from a Black or mixed Black Ethnic background
  • have not completed undergraduate study either at UCL or elsewhere previously
  • have accepted an offer of admission to study Computer Science BSc Undergraduate, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence MEng or Computer Science MEng programmes for the 2023 intake.

 

b) Eligible candidates must also meet at least one of the additional criteria detailed below.

  • be in financial need as assessed by UCL(household income of less than £42,875)
  • receive (or were eligible for) free school meals
  • have a disability (underrepresented group in Higher Education)
  • be a care leaver(underrepresented group in Higher Education)
  • attend (or have attended) a low-performing school for either GCSE or A-level
  • live in a disadvantaged neighbourhood (we use POLAR classification and/or Index of Multiple of Deprivation (IMD) data to identify levels of financial, social, economic or educational deprivation, as defined by home postcode)

 Applications for 2024 will be available in April!

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