Scholarships and discounts
The University of Leicester offers a range of scholarships
We are committed to attracting the brightest and the best students to Leicester regardless of background. At Leicester, we do not want fears about finance to stop prospective students from considering further study.
Please browse the list below to see if you qualify for any scholarships or, alternatively, take a look at the scholarships available to:
Please note that some of these scholarships are only available to students from certain countries.
All available scholarships and discount
|Scholarship|| Who is eligible?
|| Value of scholarship
||Anyone who has graduated from The University of Leicester with an undergraduate degree
||10% or 20% fee discount (depending on start date)
|Alumni Music Scholarship||Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above||£500 for music lessons|
|Chevening Scholarship||International (non-EU) students
||See Chevening Scholarship website
|Choral Scholarships at Leicester Cathedral||Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above||£500 for music lessons|
|College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology Alumni Loyalty Discount Scheme||Anyone who has graduated from The University of Leicester with an undergraduate degree
||20% fee discount
|College of Science and Engineering Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme||International (non-EU) students||22%-28% fee discount|
|College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Masters Excellence Scholarship||UK/EU students with an excellent undergraduate record and who are considereing PhD study||Full fee waiver|
|Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme
||Citizens of certain Commonwealth countries
|| See Commonwealth Scholarships website
|Distance Learning International Fee Discount||Distance learning students from eligible countries
|Distance learning funding sources||Distance learning students
|Distance Learning Merit Scholarship||Distance learning students who have already got a first class undergraduate honours degree||10% fee discount|
|Distance Learning Full Fee Instalment Incentive||Distance learning students who pay their tuition fee in full before the start of the course||5% fee discount|
|Family Loyalty Discount||International (non-EU) students who are the child, sibling or spouse of a current or former Leicester student||10% fee discount
|Head of College Scholarship||International (non-EU) students||£2,500|
|President's Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme||International (non-EU) students||£3,500|
|Philharmonia Scholarship||Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above
||£500 for music lessons|
|Santander Scholarship||Students from one of the Santander network countries.
|Saïd Foundation Scholarship||Residents of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan or Palestine
||See Saïd Foundation website