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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students studying abroad on an Integrated, Semester or Summer Study Abroad programme are eligible for either a Study Abroad Award or a Summer Study Abroad scholarship.

UAL Study Abroad Awards are offered by UAL Study Abroad to students on either an Integrated or Semester programme. There are 4 awards of £1,500 available.

Students studying on Summer Study Abroad courses are eligible to apply for a full tuition-fee waiver scholarship on selected courses.

UAL Study Abroad Awards and Scholarships Flyer (PDF 1.8MB)

UAL Study Abroad Awards

4 awards of £1500 each

UAL Study Abroad awards are available to students on Integrated and Semester programmes only. Please see below for further details regarding Summer Study Abroad scholarships.

How to apply

Submit a visual project that encapsulates the spirit of your home institution. Entries should be as creative as possible and be emailed in an electronic format directly to by 30 June 2018 for the Autumn Term and 30 November 2018 for the Spring Term.

If submitting a video, submissions should be no longer than 2 minutes and should be sent via a file-sharing or video hosting site such as YouTube, Vimeo or DropBox.

Eligibility to apply

You must have been accepted onto an integrated or semester Study Abroad programme at UAL.

Summer Study Abroad scholarships

Full tuition-fee waivers for the following Summer Study Abroad courses:

Wimbledon College of Arts: London Theatre: Behind the Scenes

How to apply: Submit a 250-word blog post with 4 embedded photos OR a 1- to 2-minute video explaining why you wish to study theatre with Wimbledon College of Arts. Think about what you hope to achieve on the programme, specific programme activities you are most excited about and how the programme could contribute to your long-term goals.

Central Saint Martins: Acting Shakespeare with Drama Centre London

How to apply: Email a link to a video of yourself performing a Shakespearean monologue, no longer than 3 minutes, verse or prose. Make sure that you can be clearly seen and heard. Additionally, submit a written personal statement on ‘what this scholarship means to me’. Maximum 300 words.

London College of Communication: Filmmaking

How to apply: Create a 3-minute short film, documentary or fiction, on the theme of migration and submit this along with a written personal statement on what this scholarship means to you. Maximum 300 words.


To be eligible, you must be 18 years or older, hold an unconditional offer to 1 of the 3 courses below, and be enrolled on an undergraduate degree programme outside the UK.

US financial aid and funding

All 6 Colleges of University of the Arts London are Title IV Registered. Eligible students who enrol on a semester programme here can continue to take out financial aid via their home institution.

See the courses available on each programme

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Integrated Study Abroad

Study alongside local degree-seeking students for 1, 2, or 3 terms and fully integrate into UK student life.

Semester Study Abroad

14 week semester programmes designed and tailored to incoming study abroad students that offers electives to suit individualised learning needs.

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Summer Study Abroad

Study for up to 8 weeks on one of our summer programmes with the option to take English language tuition before your course.