ESE Undergraduate Financial Bursary

Scholarship overview

  • Degree level


  • Value

    Cash Bursary of £2,000 per year

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline


  • Additional information

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Earth Science and Engineering

Eligibility criteria

Applicants who meet the College criteria for Widening Participation (WP) are automatically eligible:
  • You are a care leaver or have spent time in care under a local authority, or
  • Your home address* postcode falls into England’s index of multiple deprivation quintile one, or
  • Your home address* postcode falls into POLAR4 quintile 1 or 2 and you also meet one of the following criteria:
    • You are the first in your family to attend university
    • You attend an English school where the key-stage 5 performance is below Imperial's percentile threshold of 20%
    • You attend a school in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland where the Free School Meals percentile is above Imperial's threshold of 80%
*Your home address is your place of permanent residence and not your school or boarding school.

In addition to those automatically eligible, the department may have capacity to offer to additional students, this will be confirmed after August 2024.

Please note: This scholarship is not available to continuing students.

Application process

Candidates will be automatically considered when they submit an application to study an undergraduate programme by 18:00 on 31st January 2024. 


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