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
Aviva Scholarship Programme Students who are (or are children of) an Aviva customer and from certain countries 20% fee discount
The Chancellor's Scholarship  Students who get AAB or better in their A-Levels (or equivalent)
£1,000
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
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

Sport scholarships

Scholarship Who is eligible?  Value 
Golf Bursary Students who play golf Golf membership
Platinum Sports Scholarship Students who compete at international level £5,000, gym membership, additional support
Gold Sports Scholarship Students who have competed at national level £500, gym membership, additional support
Silver Sports Scholarship Students who have competed at county or regional level Gym membership, additional support

Music scholarships

Scholarship  Who is eligible? Value
Alumni Music Scholarship Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above
£500 for music lessons
Choral Scholarships at Leicester Cathedral
Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above
£500 for music lessons
Philharmonia Scholarship
Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above
£500 for music lessons

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