Uggla Family Scholarships

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What is the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme?

The Uggla Family Scholarships Programme consists of a generous financial package covering partial tuition fee costs and full living costs, in addition to guidance, support and opportunities throughout the full duration of students’ undergraduate studies at LSE to help position themselves for future success.

How do I apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme?

Please find details on how to apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme, as well as all other LSE scholarships, here.

Where do I send the LSE Scholarships application form?

Please email the form, along with any supporting documents, to financial-support@lse.ac.uk.

Who can apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme?

The Uggla Family Scholarships Programme is open to all LSE conditional and unconditional offer holders (both UK and international students) who have received and confirmed their offer.

How many scholarships are available?

There are 10 scholarships available – 7 for UK students and 3 for international students (with a preference for 1 international student to be from Canada).

How much are the Uggla Family Scholarships worth?

Please see here for the financial amount the scholarships are worth.

Please note that while the Uggla Family Scholarship Programme consists of a generous financial package of over £20,000 for both UK and international students, it is not designed to cover the full cost of tuition fees.

The Uggla Family Scholarships Programme provides a partial tuition fee award and a maintenance stipend which covers full maintenance costs.

The Uggla Family Scholars are expected to cover the remainder of the tuition fee costs either through student loans schemes available to them, or their own individual payments or means.

What does the Programme also include?

In addition to the financial support, Scholars will join the Uggla Family Scholars community and be supported throughout their undergraduate journey through a portfolio of activities and opportunities which include:

  • Pre-arrival support and guidance
  • Guaranteed accommodation in an LSE hall of residence
  • Expert academic mentoring
  • Access to an alumni buddy scheme
  • A bespoke programme to develop academic and civic leadership skills
  • A portfolio of careers opportunities, projects and internships
  • Engagement and mentorship with the Uggla family

More information can be found here.

Is the Uggla Family Scholarships open to international students?

Yes – there are 3 Uggla Scholarships available for international students (with a preference for one recipient to be from Canada).

Is the Uggla Family Scholarships open to UK students?

Yes – there are 7 Uggla Scholarships available for UK students.

How do I know if I would be classed as a UK/international student?

Unfortunately we cannot provide a fees assessment. However, you can self-assess and find more information on fee classifications here and the UKCISA guidance here.

Do I send in a separate application for the Uggla Family Scholarships?

No – if you would like to be considered for the UFSP, please fill in the LSE Scholarships application form which will allow you to be considered for ALL LSE scholarships available, including the UFSP.

The application form for 2022 entry can be accessed here.

More information on the range of other scholarships and financial support available for undergraduate students can be found here.

I need help filling out the scholarship application form – what do I do?

There are ‘Guidance Notes’ at the end of the LSE Scholarships application form which details more information on how to complete each aspect of the form.

If you need further assistance, please email Nazia Taznim (UFSP Outreach Coordinator) at S.N.Taznim@lse.ac.uk or the Financial Support Office at financial-support@lse.ac.uk  

When is the deadline to apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships?

The deadline to apply for the UFSP for 2022 entry can be found here.

Do I apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme before applying to LSE?

No – you would apply for the UFSP after you have submitted a UCAS form and have received and confirmed a conditional or unconditional offer for LSE.

Do I apply for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme after I apply to LSE?

Yes, but only once you have received and confirmed a conditional or unconditional offer from LSE.

Can I meet current Uggla Scholars?

Unfortunately we can’t put you through to current Uggla Family Scholars, but you can visit out ‘Meet our Scholars’ page (coming soon!) to get to know past and current Scholars.

What is the application process for undergraduate study at LSE?

Applications for undergraduate study at LSE are made via UCAS. More information on how to apply can be found on our website here.

When do I find out if I am successful in receiving a Scholarship?

End of July 2022 – all scholarship application decisions will be emailed for Overseas offer holders.

End of August 2022 - all scholarship application decisions will be emailed for Home/UK offer holders.

Can I also be considered for other LSE scholarships?

Yes – the LSE scholarship application form allows you to be considered for all Scholarships that you are eligible for.

What is the eligibility criteria to be considered for the Uggla Family Scholarships Programme?

The eligibility criteria for the USFP can be found here.

Am I guaranteed LSE Accommodation for the full duration of my studies?

Uggla Family Scholars will have the option to stay in LSE student accommodation for the full duration of their studies.

For the first year of your studies, Uggla Family Scholars will have a room held in an LSE halls for them and would need to let the Uggla Family Scholarship Programme Manager know by a specific deadline if they would like to accept.

In the following years of your studies, the allocation of LSE student accommodation will be on a first come first serve basis.

What if I wish to move out of LSE Accommodation – will the Uggla Family Scholarships cover housing costs that are not in LSE Accommodation?

Yes, the Uggla Family Scholarships include maintenance stipends, which can be spent at your discretion. Therefore you can use this to pay towards LSE or non-LSE residences.

I am an international student - do I need to have a UK bank account to receive the scholarship?

All Uggla Family Scholars will need to have a UK bank account set up in their name. You would need to have this set up before you receive your first payment.

Please note that payments cannot be made into bank accounts of parents/family members etc. Payments can only be made into bank accounts set up under the name of the student in receipt of the Uggla Family Scholarship.

If I am an international student, when can I receive my first payment?

If you are an international student, please note that you may experience delays initially when creating/setting up a UK bank account for the first time. This may take up to four weeks so please do plan for this in your preparations.

I have further questions – who do I contact?

If you have further questions about the following, please contact the relevant person/department below:

Prospective students interested in the UFSP - Nazia Taznim (Uggla Family Scholarships Programme Outreach Coordinator) at S.N.Taznim@lse.ac.uk.

Prospective students interested in applying to LSE - Student Marketing, Recruitment and Study Abroad at lse.ac.uk/ask-LSE.

Scholarship applicants - Financial Support Office at financial-support@lse.ac.uk