Students in the lab

What scholarships are available?

Subject related scholarships

We have a wide range of scholarships available for students studying at Imperial, including the Imperial PhD scholarship scheme. Our Scholarships search tool is designed to help you search for all available scholarships in one place.

The application process is different for each scholarship, so make sure you follow the instructions carefully for each award and take note of the closing date.

Sports scholarships

If you are aspiring to be, or already are, competing at national or international level you may be eligible for a sports scholarship. These cover a mixture of financial and practical support.

Please see the fees and funding section of our website for further information on scholarships.

Student funding FAQs

When will my scholarship be paid?

If you have been awarded a scholarship these are normally paid in one instalment on 7 November or the 7th of the month following registration if this is later. 

This will be paid directly into your bank account.

You should provide your bank details securely through the ‘Student Funding’ tab in your Student e-Service portal. This can be done as part of registration.

How do I provide my bank details for funding from Imperial?

All Imperial funding is paid by electronic transfer directly into your bank account.

You should provide your bank details securely through the ‘Student Funding’ tab in your Student e-Service portal. This can be done as part of registration.

How will the result of the EU Referendum affect funding for EU students?

Please see the College's dedicated EU Referendum webpage for the most up-to-date information.

Design Engineering studentsPostgraduate Loans for Master's study

Home and EU students under the age of 60 may be able to apply for a non-means tested Postgraduate Loan for Master’s study of up to £10,000 from the UK government. The money is paid directly into your bank account, and you can choose whether to use it towards tuition fees, living costs, or other expenses. 

Find out more about the loan, including eligibility criteria, repayment and how to apply

Have a look at the Managing your money section of our website for information about living costs, advice on budgeting, and money-saving tips.