Presidential Scholarship for Students of Black Heritage - Undergraduate

Scholarship overview

  • Degree level


  • Value

    Home fees

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline

    26/05/2023 Closed

  • Additional information

    Scholarship page

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Aeronautics
    • Bioengineering
    • Brain Sciences
    • Business School
    • Centre for Environmental Policy
    • Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemistry
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Computing
    • Design Engineering
    • Earth Science and Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Immunology and Inflammation
    • Infectious Disease
    • Institute of Clinical Sciences
    • Life Sciences
    • Materials
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Medicine
    • Physics

Eligibility criteria

There is one award available per faculty

To be eligible for this award you must:

  • have Home fee status
  • qualify for College's contextual admissions scheme
  • and be in one of the following ethnic heritages (or their equivalent in the respective application systems):
    • Black – African
    • Black – Caribbean
    • Black – Other
    • Mixed – White and Black African
    • Mixed White and Black Caribbean
    • Other Mixed background – including Black African, Black Caribbean or Other Black background

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

Application process

To apply for a Presidential Scholarship for students of Black heritage, you need to:
  • Apply for one of our 2023 entry undergraduate courses by 18:00 (UK local time) on 25 January 2023. 
  • Receive an offer of a place for 2023 entry by the scholarship deadline of 23.59 (UK local time) on 26 May 2023
  • Firmly accept the offer by the relevant deadline. You must choose Imperial College London as your firm choice with UCAS to be eligible for this award
  • Complete our Presidential Scholarships application form by the scholarship deadline of 23.59 (UK local time) 26 May 2023

Additional information

What does the scholarship cover?
  • Full cost of tuition for the duration of the course up to four years (excluding repeat years)
  • Mentoring support


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