University scholarships, bursaries and discounts

Family Loyalty Discount

If you have a sibling, spouse or parent who is either currently studying on – or has graduated from – a full-time course here at the University of Leicester, you may qualify for a 10% discount on the tuition fee for each year of your course. 

  • You and your relative must both be (or have been) classified as an international fee paying student.
  • Siblings can have one or both parents in common.
  • Children/parents can be related by blood or by marriage.
  • You cannot become eligible for this discount by marrying someone who is currently studying at the University. 

To apply for a Family Loyalty Discount you must complete this form (Word, 28kb) and bring it, with the required evidence, to the Student Services Centre on campus or email it to We recommend that you apply when registering for your course, or soon after. Applications cannot be accepted more than four months after your course start date. Our Academic Office will consider your application and let you know whether it has been approved. 

When two or more family members register at the same time the family discount is split between them, ie. two family members would each receive a 5% discount. 

Please note that you cannot receive the Family Loyalty Discount if you have already received another discount/scholarship from the University. 

If you are uncertain about your eligibility or have any other queries about this discount, please contact

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