Biological Sciences International PGT Merit Scholarship (January 2024)

This merit-based scholarship, worth £3,000 is offered to all international-fee-paying students accepted for a Masters degree starting in January 2024.

If you are applying for a course starting in September 2024, please see the International Postgraduate Merit Scholarship.


This scholarship rewards academic achievement, as follows:

  • Degree equivalent to a UK good 2nd class honours degree – £3,000

There is no need to apply for this scholarship. Eligible students will be automatically considered. If successful, you will be notified when you submit your final results.

Terms and conditions

  • You must be classified as an international student for fee purposes.
  • You must be starting a full-time, campus-based Masters course commencing in January 2024.
  • The fee discount will be calculated on the basis of the standard tuition fee for each year of your course.
  • The scholarship will not apply for periods of industrial placement or overseas exchange, resit years or if you suspend your studies for any reason.
  • In accordance with scholarship guidelines, students are allowed to hold only one University of Leicester scholarship. If you are awarded more than one scholarship, you will only receive the higher value award.
  • If you currently have a conditional offer of a place at the University, you will still need to fulfil any conditions stated on your offer letter.

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