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Live on the most stunning campus in the heart of London. Join the UK's leading university for Civic Engagement where you benefit from world-leading research, first-class teaching and fantastic sports facilities. It's where Team USA was based in 2012  for the London Olympics.

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Meet us  in USA this April and May.

Click here to sign up to meet with us. We will be conducting in-country Scholarship interviews during these dates. Please get in touch with Sapna Shah for more information. 

Scholarships for North American students

The Academic Excellence Scholarship supports undergraduate students who perform well academically from start to end of their studies. The scholarships are open to all full time international fee paying students on undergraduate taught programmes. UEL’s vision in founding the Scholarship is to develop a community of stellar students. 

We use three key criteria in selecting scholars:

1. Intellect
2. Academic Merit
3. Good attendance

Amount: £1000

Remember: You must have filled out an application to study at UEL and have received a conditional or unconditional offer prior to applying for the scholarship (we will ask for your UEL application reference number – this is 7 digits long).
More important information: Please note that these scholarships are open to applicants who meet the criteria listed in the terms and conditions. 
Please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions associated with this scholarship. 
All recipients will receive an updated Letter of Acceptance with the awarded scholarship.
Note: these scholarships apply to returning students only'

To apply, please click here or contact: americas@uel.ac.uk



The Civic Engagement Scholarship is a Scholarship to develop outstanding leaders with a keen sense of public duty. This scholarship is available for any international fee paying student to apply who is accepting an offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate programme only at the University of East London. You will need to demonstrate you have achieved good grades equivalent to the entry criteria set by UEL. In addition, you will need to demonstrate where and how you have shown great character and leadership with Commitment to public service (minimum 40 hours community service). You may be asked to provide a resume and reference letters.

Students who have just missed the criteria above can also be considered on a case by case basis. In this case you will be required to demonstrate any other achievements and /or work experience you have gained.

1. Undergraduate Civic Engagement Scholarship – £4,000 (first year entry point only)
2. Postgraduate Civic Engagement Scholarship – £3,000 (first year entry point only)

More important information: Please note that these scholarships are open to applicants who meet the criteria listed in the terms and conditions
Please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions associated with this scholarship.

To apply, please click here or contact: americas@uel.ac.uk


Students at Docllands Campus

The Placement Scholarship supports undergraduate students keen to pursue internships or paid placements within industry at the University of East London. The scholarships are open to all full time international fee paying students on undergraduate taught programmes. UEL’s vision in founding the Scholarship is to develop a community of highly employable students. 

We use three key criteria in selecting scholars:

1. Placement or internship with a minimum of a 1 month duration 
2. References from the placement reflecting good performance
3. A personal statement highlighting how your experience relates to your career motivations

Amount: £1000

Remember: You must have filled out an application to study at UEL and have received a conditional or unconditional offer prior to applying for the scholarship (we will ask for your UEL application reference number – this is 7 digits long).

More important information: Please note that these scholarships are open to applicants who meet the criteria listed in the terms and conditions. 
Please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions associated with this scholarship. 
All recipients will receive an updated Letter of Acceptance with the awarded scholarship.
Placement Scholarship Terms and Conditions for the website

Note: these scholarships apply to returning students only

To apply please click here or contact americas@uel.ac.uk


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