Scholarships and discounts
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 discounts
|Scholarship||Who is eligible?
||Value of scholarship
|Centenary Alumni Discount
||Anyone who has graduated from the University of Leicester
||20% fee discount
|Aviva Scholarship Programme||International (non-EU) students who are an Aviva customer (or whose parents are)
||20% fee discount|
|Chevening Scholarship||International (non-EU) students
||See Chevening Scholarship website
|College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Masters Excellence Scholarship||UK/EU campus-based students||Tuition fee waiver plus £9,000 stipend
|College of Science and Engineering Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme||International (non-EU) students||22%-28% fee discount|
|Commonwealth Shared Scholarships||Students from developing Commonwealth countries||See Commonwealth Scholarships site|
|Distance Learning Merit Scholarship||Distance learning students who have 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 have a close relative who is studying at, or graduated from, Leicester
||10% fee discount
|Fulbright Scholarship||Students from the USA, starting in 2019||Tuition fee waiver plus £12,950|
|President's Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme||International (non-EU) students||£3,500|
|Saïd Foundation Scholarship||Residents of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan or Palestine
||See Saïd Foundation website
Our Sports Scholarships offer students at the University additional support so that they may continue their sporting lives alongside their academic studies while at Leicester. The programme consists of a number of elements across different areas that look to help a student reach their potential.
|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 with choir-singing experience
||Students in their first year of study, who are Grade 6 or above
||£500 for music lessons|