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 estimate over half our new students will receive some support.
We offer two main kinds of undergraduate scholarship, as well as some specialist scholarships for students with talents beyond academia.
|Scholarship||Who is eligible?
|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)
|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 payment discount||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|
|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 Realising Opportunities scheme or who have a household income below £25,000
||£1,000 per year
There are also funding sources available for students taking undergraduate degrees by distance learning.