Scholarships and discounts

We are committed to attracting the brightest and the best students to Leicester regardless of background. At Leicester, we don't want fears about finance to stop prospective students from considering university.

We offer two main kinds of undergraduate scholarship, as well as some specialist scholarships for students with talents beyond academia.

Available scholarships

Scholarship Who is eligible?
Value
Al-Yafei International Scholarship International (non-EU) students
£5,000 fee reduction 
Alumni Music Scholarship Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above £500 for music lessons
The Chancellor's Scholarship  Students who get AAB or better in their A-Levels (or equivalent)
£1,000
Choral Scholarships at Leicester Cathedral Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above  £500 for music lessons 
College of Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship
International (non-EU) students
22%-28% 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
Lifestyle Support Bursary UK/EU students starting in September 2017
£1,000
The President's Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme International (non-EU) students
10% fee discount
Philharmonia Scholarship Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above  £500 for music lessons
Sport Scholarships  Students who have competed at county level  Various  
University of Leicester Scholarship Students who have completed the Leicester Enhanced Access Programme (LEAP/MedLEAP) or the Realising Opportunities scheme or who have a household income below £25,000
£1,000 per year

There is other specific support available for different types of students and different types of degrees.

There are also funding sources available for students taking undergraduate degrees by distance learning.


£500 for music lessons
£500 for music lessons