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.

You may receive more than one scholarship if you meet the appropriate criteria for each one.

Available scholarships:

Scholarship Who is eligible?
Al-Yafei International Scholarship International (non-EU) students
£5,000 fee reduction 
The Chancellor's Scholarship  Students who get AAB or better in their A-Levels (or equivalent)
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
The President's Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme International (non-EU) students
10% fee discount
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
Family Loyalty Discount
International (non-EU) students who are the child, sibling or spouse of a current or former Leicester student 10% fee discount
Music Scholarships Students who are Grade 8 or equivalent (any instrument) and wish to pursue their musical activities while at University £500 per year
Sport Scholarships Students who have competed at county level

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.