Fees & Funding (Masters)

Taught Postgraduate Scholarships

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Scholarships available for the 2018 academic session:

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships in Japanese Studies

  • Eligibility: UK/EU and International students who have applied to study for PhD (full time and part time) and UK students who have applied to study on an MA programme including MA by research (MAR). Non-UK students who have applied to study on an MA programme who have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least 3 years prior to the start of the programme. Please note that this studentship is available for one year only.
  • Deadline: 23 February 2018
  • Duration: one year
  • Value of award: £10,000
  • Further Information
  • Enquiries: Dr Irena Hayter (i.hayter@leeds.ac.uk)


Scholarships available for the 2017 academic session:

Beit Trust University Scholarships

Yorkshire Ladies Council of Education (YLCE) Education Awards Fund

  • Eligibility: See website
  • Deadline: 1st March, 1st June and 1st September
  • Value of award: up to £400 contribution towards academic fees
  • Information for applicants: See website

FindaMasters Scholarships 

Leeds Masters Scholarships

  • Eligibility: UK Students from under-represented groups who have applied to study for any LCS Taught Postgraduate Masters programmes (full/part-time)
  • Deadline: 14th July 2017
  • Value of award: £5,000
  • Information for applicants: See website

Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust

  • Eligibility: See website
  • Deadline: 1st October 2017
  • Value of award: up to £5,000
  • Information for applicants: See website

Leeds Elite Sports Scholarship, Leeds Sport Coaching Scholarship & Talented Athlete Scholarship

Leeds Alumni Bursary

  • Eligibility: University of Leeds graduates (full/part-time)
  • Deadline: 1st September 2017
  • Value of award: 10% tuition fee reduction
  • Information for applicants: here

Postgraduate Student Loan

  • Eligibility: UK/EU national normally living in England and taking Masters course (full/part-time) See website
  • Applications open: See website
  • Value: up to £10,280
  • Information for applicants: See website
  • Application form: See website

Northern Irish Postgraduate Student Loan 

  • Eligibility: Full/ Part-time, taking PgDip/ Masters course, residence of Northern Ireland/ EU national (tbc)
  • Applications open: 2017/18 applications are to be confirmed. The scheme is set to fully open in time for 2018/19.
  • Value: £5,500 tuition fee loans for postgraduate courses
  • Information for applicants: Further information expected in Spring 2017. See website

Welsh Interim Postgraduate Loans (201718)

  • Eligibility: Full/Part-time
  • Confirmation of scheme: February 2017
  • Value: up to £10,000 fees and maintenance
  • Information for applicants: subject to consultation; the interim scheme is still to be confirmed. The full Welsh Postgraduate Loan scheme is scheduled to open for 2018/19. See website

External funding opportunities for postgraduate study

The Government website provides information about other funding opportunities (grants and loans) that you may be eligible for.

For details of all postgraduate scholarship schemes available at the University of Leeds visit the University's Postgraduate scholarships database.

If you intend to apply for funding, we recommend that you submit a completed study application at least two months prior to the scholarship deadline. Applicants for interpreting programmes are strongly advised to submit a complete application for a place of study at least three months prior to a scholarship deadline.

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  1. Fees & Funding (Masters)
  2. Fees (Taught)
  3. Taught Postgraduate Scholarships