Denys Holland Scholarship at University College London

Professor Denys Holland, in whose memory the Denys Holland Fund was created via donations from his students, was a sociable, compassionate man. A Professor of Law and Dean of Students, one of his principal concerns was the welfare and fulfilment of students under his care. His admissions policy for the Faculty of Laws was aimed at a broad range of students who would enter fully into college life.

Title: The Denys Holland Scholarship


  • The Denys Holland Scholarship aims to support undergraduate students from any country, who without the support of  the scholarship would be unable to secure the funding required to study at UCL, and who can demonstrate their intention to make full use of the activities offered by UCL and the Student Union.
Course of Study

  • Bachelor’s Degree Programme in any subject offered at the University


  • 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.
  • Any Country 

Scholarship value/Duration

  • The scholarship is worth £9,000 per year for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress 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.

Closing Date
 Friday, 7 July 2017 at 5pm (UK time)

How to Apply 

  • Applicants must provide UCL Student Number or UCAS Application Number for applications to be considered valid. Complete applications and supporting documentations should be submitted by email before Friday, 7 July 2017 at 5pm (UK time)
  • It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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