We know living in London can be expensive. Our 2022 student experience survey puts the living costs (if you are living in Halls nearby) at about £14,000 for 39 weeks. Visit our Fees and Funding pages for more information. 

There are many scholarships available from the department as well as college to assist you with your living costs. 

You don’t have to apply for any of the following scholarships. In March, we will select and then invite you to submit relevant information in order to be considered for one of the scholarships. 

From the Department  

  • Departmental Scholarship is available to Home students – A fee waiver + £6000 pa towards your living costs. 

  • Ceres Scholarship - £5000 pa available to any undergraduate. We will look for an interest in the Energy sector in your personal statement. 

  • Four Departmental Bursaries of £1000 pa available to any undergraduate 

  • Six Widening Participation Bursaries of £5000. Available to applicants who meet the criteria for contextual offers.

From College 

  • Imperial Bursaries are very generous – these are means-tested, we look at the information you submit to Student Finance

  • President's Undergraduate Scholarships – you need to have submitted your UCAS application by the October deadline. There also are up to 112 President's Undergraduate Scholarships available for prospective students.

  • Presidential Scholarships for Black Students - New Presidential Scholarships for Black Students provide a package of financial and mentoring support for students applying for undergraduate study. Please submit an application form via the link.

These are means-tested and we look at the information you submit to Student Finance. It is imperative for you to submit your Student Finance application by 31 May, even if you do not intend to take out this loan or any other government loans.

Scholarship Search Tool

You can use the Scholarship Search Tool to find out more information about scholarships at Imperial College London. 

The Kingsbury Scholarship, a highly prestigious engineering scholarship worth £20,000. This is one of the most valuable scholarships available to Home students but you will need to apply separately.