Scholarship overview

  • Degree level


  • Value

    Cash bursary of £5,000 per annum

  • Number of awards


  • Academic year


  • Tuition fee status


  • Mode of study

    Full time

  • Available to

    Prospective students

  • Application deadline

    31/03/2023 Closed

  • Additional information

  • Available to applicants in the following departments

    • Aeronautics
    • Bioengineering
    • Brain Sciences
    • Centre for Environmental Policy
    • 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
    • Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction
    • National Heart and Lung Institute
    • Physics
    • School of Public Health
    • Surgery and Cancer

Eligibility criteria

This scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. 

Eligible applicants must satisfy the conditions below by Friday 31 March 2023:

1. Applicants should be citizens of: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam.

2. Hold a conditional or unconditional offer from the College to study an undergraduate degree starting in October 2023.

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

Application process

Stage 1: Apply for one of the eligible undergraduate degree courses at Imperial College London

You must submit a UCAS application for study within the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine or Faculty of Natural Sciences as soon as possible and have an offer of admission by the deadline of 11:59 pm (UK local time), Friday 31 March 2023.

Stage 2: Departments will be asked to nominate their top 2 eligible candidates.

Stage 3: Nominated offer holders will be invited to apply for the scholarship

During the week commencing 8 May 2023, nominated applicants who have an offer of admission will be contacted by email with scholarship information and invited to complete a World Scientific application form in order to apply for the scholarship.

Applicants will be assessed on academic potential and financial need. Applicants will be required to successfully demonstrate that they come from a financially disadvantaged background and this will be assessed through the information provided on the scholarship application. 

Application Deadline

Applicants should submit the application by 11:59 pm (UK local time) Friday 26 May 2023.


Additional information

Value of the Award

The successful scholars will receive a cash bursary £5,000 per annum. The award is for a maximum of 4 years, excluding repeat periods of study.

Outcome of the Award

The successful applicants will be notified by email no later than 30 June 2023. If you have not heard from us by this date, please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application.

The successful scholars may be expected to meet informally with the donor on occasions, participating in events surrounding this scholarship, or be required to submit a short statement of progress that will be shared with donors.

This award is for students starting in the academic year 2023-24 and cannot be deferred. All scholarships are awarded subject to students accepting award Terms and Conditions. 



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