English-Speaking Union Scholarship

Dates and Deadlines

Campus application deadline:
March 28, 2016

Scholarship application deadline:
April 1, 2016


Scholarships of $20,000 are awarded to 2 students annually to study at a British university.


  1. U.S. Citizen
  2. Must be a Bay Area resident or have a current affiliation with a Bar Area university (UC Davis qualifies)
  3. Must enter into a British graduate program in the following academic year

Candidate Profile

Applicants should have completed a bachelor’s degree or are about to complete their bachelor degree and are planning to study at a British university in the following academic year. The area of academic interest needs to justify the taking of a graduate program at a British university rather than in the United States.

All applicants should have a high academic standing, demonstrated community involvement, and a broad range of extracurricular activities. Applicants should have at least 3 excellent letters of recommendation as a part of the application.

Scholarship Website


Campus Procedure

Students interested in applying for English-Speaking Union Scholarships need to submit a completed Applicant Profile to the Undergraduate and Prestigious Scholarship Office at scholarships@ucdavis.edu. The Undergraduate and Prestigious Scholarships Office will work with each applicant to modify and strengthen the application to prepare it for submission. Once the application is ready for submission, the applicant will need to submit the final application through the English-Speaking Union website.