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UAL Foundation and Pre-degree £7000 International Scholarship

This multi-year scholarship provides a £7,000 tuition fee waiver for the full duration of Pre-degree and Undergraduate study. Up to 16 UAL International Foundation and Pre-degree £7,000 Scholarships are available.


This award is granted for the full duration of the student’s pre-degree and undergraduate studies; the initial award will be made when the student commences their pre-degree study and will continue to be applied automatically when a student progresses from pre-degree to BA-level study, providing the student successfully completes each year.

Please note, that once accepted, if your fee status changes between pre-degree and undergraduate study, you will no longer be eligible for this scholarship.

Criteria 1: You must hold an offer to study a full-time (in-person) Foundation or Pre-degree course starting in 2024/25.

Criteria 2: You need to qualify for the Overseas category of tuition fee status.

Criteria 3: You have achieved, or are predicted to achieve, good grades in your High School qualifications equivalent to: 112 UCAS tariff points/ A Levels at BBC/ IB diploma with 32 points.

Recognised international qualifications equivalent to high school completion are also accepted. To check your eligibility, please visit Ecctis or the UCAS tariff calculator.

You will need to provide your transcripts as proof of your qualification.

If you have not yet received your results, you will need to provide evidence of your predicted grade as part of your application.

Criteria 4: You must provide a personal statement as part of your scholarship application which responds to the following questions (maximum 350 words per question):

  • Describe your background and your academic strengths.
  • Describe how receiving a scholarship would make a difference to you and your future Pre-degree and Undergraduate studies at UAL.
  • Tell us how you intend to use the qualification you will be gaining to support your future plans.
  • Confirm any other sources of funding you have, or have applied for, to meet the cost of your studies in the UK.


Once you've received an offer to study at UAL, the ‘my finance and funding’ tab on your applicant portal will be updated to include application forms for scholarships you may be eligible for.

If you submit a scholarship application, we will email you by the following dates to let you know if you have been successful:

Course Start DateApplication DeadlineDecision
September 2024Monday 15 April 2024 Mid-May 2024

We are unable to accept late applications and will not be able to extend the deadline for students who are yet to receive offers. Any incomplete applications may not be considered.

Receiving payment

If your application is successful you will be sent an award letter via email and if you want to accept the scholarship you will be required to accept on your UAL Portal.

Your tuition fees will be raised directly to your fees account on each year of your course.

Additional information

Scholarships are awarded by a UAL selection panel, who make their decision based on the evidence provided in your application.

If you have successful applications for more than one UAL award or scholarship, you must choose which of them you would like to receive, as you are only able to hold one at a time.


If you have questions or need help, please contact us using our student enquiry form.

Scholarships Search

UAL offers a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and awards provided through generous donations from individuals, companies and philanthropic charities, as well as from University funds.

Use our Scholarships Search to find out what you might be eligible for.