Funding and scholarships

All countries

Title Summary UK/International Who is eligible?
Alumni Bursary A 10% reduction of tuition fees. All countries All graduates of the University of Leeds.
British Medical Council Funding advice for UK and international students thinking of applying to Medical School. All countries
Sanctuary scholarships Funding available for forced migrants to the UK who are unable to access mainstream funding. All countries Forced UK migrants


Title Summary UK/International Who is eligible?
Fee Scholarship 2024 Up to 10 one-year UK fees scholarships worth up to £14,000 are available for applicants to full-time Masters and MRes degrees in any Faculty. UK Candidates must hold a UK 2i degree.
Funds for Women Graduates Grants, bursaries and fellowships available for women graduates studying in Great Britain. Funds for Women Graduates (FfWG) is an educational charity whose objective is promoting the higher education and wider learning of women graduates. UK
Leeds Bursary The Leeds Bursary (LB) is available to undergraduate students and is dependent on your income and can range from £1,000 to £2,000. UK The LB is available to Medical and Dental students in the first four years of study who meet the eligibility criteria. This is in addition to your standard funding.
Leeds Doctoral Scholarships Up to seven Doctoral Scholarships are available for UK students for up to 3.5 years. UK
Leeds Masters Scholarship The Leeds Masters Scholarship supports UK students from under-represented groups to study a postgraduate qualification. This award is worth £7,000 and eligibility is based on your personal circumstances. UK
NHS Students studying certain health courses may be able to get NHS funding UK UK undergraduate and postgraduate students
Richard Jones Intercalated and Early Career Clinicians Scholarship For students intercalating or for early career clinicians in areas of health data/digital health/health informatics. UK Suitable for Health Informatics with Data Science programmes but it's offered across the SoM PG programmes.
Sports scholarships programme Sport and Physical Activity offers two sports scholarship programmes. Sports Scholarships enable students to compete at the highest level whilst studying for their degreed. Coaching Scholarships give students the opportunity to work with our head coaches to improve the clubs performance. UK Elite athletes as they combine academic and sporting excellence during their time at the University. Sports Scholarships enable students to compete at the highest level whilst studying for their degreed. Coaching Scholarships give students the opportunity to work with our head coaches to improve the club's performance.
Student Loans Company You can apply for Government student loans and funding from the University. UK Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants.


Title Summary UK/International Who is eligible?
Beit Trust Provides funding for students from Malawi, Zambia or Zimbabwe for a full-time Masters course. Students must intend to return to their country after their studies. International Candidates must hold a degree equivalent to a UK 2i with relevant work experience.
Chevening Scholarships The Chevening Awards programme is an international scholarship scheme which enables students from over 170 countries to study in the UK. It is run on behalf of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and is part of the Association of Commonwealth Universities. A number of Chevening Partnerships awards co-funded by the FCO and the University of Leeds are also available. International
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) One of the largest and most prestigious International scholarship schemes in the world. The CSC awards over 800 scholarships for postgraduate study per year. Different schemes for low-, middle- and high-income commonwealth countries. Scholarships cover travel, along with tuition fees and living allowance. Selection is based on merit. International High income countries include: Anguilla, Australia, The Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Brunae Darussalam, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Falkland Islands, Gibralta, Malta, New Zealand, St Kitts & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands. Low and middle income countries include: Bangladesh, Cameroon, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Tanzania, The Gambia, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, Zambia.
Tetley and Lupton Scholarship For applicants studying a one-year full time Taught Masters or MRes. Candidates must hold a degree equivalent to at least a UK 1st class honours. Covers University fees only. International


Title Summary UK/International Who is eligible?
Africa AfterSchoolAfrica - offering support to African students on postgraduate courses in the UK. Country-specific PhD applicants from Africa.
Charles Wallace Trust Four separate scholarship programmes supporting students from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar to study in the UK. Funding amounts and eligibility vary for each scholarship. Country-specific
Latin America The University of Leeds has agreements with organisations across Latin America to provide funding for Masters and PhD students. Country-specific PhD applicants from Latin America.
Mexico The GREAT Scholarships programme is funded jointly by the UK Government’s Great Britain campaign and British Council, as part of the Study UK campaign. Country-specific A citizen of Mexico.