Presidential Scholarship for Students of Black Heritage - Undergraduate

Scholarship overview

  • Degree level


  • Value

    Home tuition fees (£9,250) and Mentoring Support - Activate programme

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline


  • Additional information

    Scholarship page

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Aeronautics
    • Bioengineering
    • 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
    • Life Sciences
    • Materials
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Medicine
    • Physics
    • School of Medicine
    • School of Public Health

Eligibility criteria

One Presidential Scholarship is available in each of the Faculties of Engineering, Imperial Business School, Medicine and Natural Sciences for firm-choice offer holders of Black Heritage who:

  • Have home fee status
  • Qualify for the College's contextual admissions schemes
  • Be in one of the following ethnic heritages: Black - African; Black - Caribbean; Black - Other; Mixed - White and Black African; Mixed White and Black Caribbean.

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

Course specific information

Covers up to 4 years (excluding repeat years). As such only the first 4 years of MBBS.

Application process

How to apply

To apply for a Presidential Scholarship for students of Black heritage, you need to:

  1. Apply for one of our 2024 entry undergraduate courses by:
    1. 18.00 (UK local time) on 16 October 2023 if you’re applying for our MBBS Medicine course; or
    2. by 18:00 (UK local time) on 31 January 2024 if you’re applying for any other courses. If you're unsure of how to apply, see our step-by-step guide.
  2. Receive an offer of a place for 2024 entry by the scholarship deadline of 23.59 (UK local time) on 24 May 2024.
  3. Complete our Presidential Scholarships application form by the scholarship deadline of 23.59 (UK local time) on 24 May 2024.

Additional information

Mentoring Support - Activate programme


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