Distance Learning Merit Scholarship

This scholarship offers a discount in the course fee for suitably qualified UK and international fee paying applicants.

The awards available are:

  • MA: £800
  • PGDip: £500
  • PGCert: £300


  • It is available for any taught postgraduate distance learning degree offered by the University of Leicester.
  • You must be starting your course in the 2022/23, 2023/24 or 2024/25 academic year.
  • To be eligible, you must already have a UK first class honours degree or a degree that is equivalent to a UK first class honours degree.
  • There is no need to apply separately for this scholarship. It will be automatically applied to your fee.

For further information, please contact the DL Admissions team -

Please note that this scholarship is available for both self-funding and sponsored students and available in combination with the Full Fee Instalment Incentive.

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