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Civic Engagement Scholarships 

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We want students who, like us, believe in the value of helping the community and are passionate about giving back. For example, through volunteering, charity work, or educational projects.

If you want to be one of our community champions and join as a UEL Volunteer, we want to hear from you. Ultimately we want you to get involved, connect with your community, and make a real difference. We believe you have a powerful role to play in making a difference to local people and charities.

Award Summary
The UEL Civic Engagement Scholarship of £1,000 is a cash reward for students who are dedicated to helping others.

Eligibility Summary

As long as you are a Home/EU student, starting an on-campus course in September 2020 you can apply for this scheme. You need to be ready to not only commit to studying with us but join us as a Civic Engagement champion. For more details see our full terms and conditions.

How do I apply?

Applications are now open for all applicants wanting to begin their course in January 2021. The deadline for applications is Sunday 13th December 11:55pm. 

All applicants will receive an email outcome by the 15th January 2021. Please note that we are unable to provide individual feedback if your application is unsuccessful.

If you are looking to start a course in September 2021, scholarship applications will be available from March 2021. 

Further Information
For further information and advice on this award, you can contact our Applicant Enquiries at or on +44 (0)20 8223 3333 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).