The Watkins Bursary

  • Bachelor
  • £2,500 per year
  • 1 July 2022

The Watkins Bursary aims to enable UK domiciled students from low-income backgrounds to pursue an undergraduate degree at UCL.


Eligible candidates must: • be domiciled in the UK with Home fee status; • be from a disadvantaged background; • hold an offer of admission to UCL to study for a full-time undergraduate programme.

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The award provides £2,500 per year for three years and is subject to satisfactory academic progress. The award is to cover maintenance costs. One award is available.


The Watkins Bursary is one of the schemes that make up the Undergraduate Funding and Access Awards (UGFA). To be considered for the Watkins Bursary, please follow the procedure on the UGFA webpage.

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