Funding and Scholarships

Taught Postgraduate Scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships and awards to help support you during your time as a Masters student with us.

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.

Leeds Translation Studies Scholarships

  • Eligibility: UK/EU/ International applicants holding an offer of study for a place on any of the eligible translation/ interpreting Masters courses (full-time/ part-time) commencing September 2018.
  • Deadline: 8am (BST) Monday 7th May 2018.
  • Value of award: £5,000 (x2) contribution towards tuition fees.
  • Information for applicants: Download
  • Application form: Download

Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentship in Japanese Studies

  • Eligibility: UK students who have applied to study on a MA programme including MA by research (MAR), and UK/EU/ International students who have applied to study for a PhD (full time and part time). 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.
  • Deadline: 23rd Feb 2018.
  • Value of award: £10,000
  • Information for applicants: Email LCS admissions

School of Languages, Cultures and Societies Scholarships

  • Eligibility: UK/EU/ International applicants holding an offer of study for a place on any full time Masters programme offered by the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, commencing September 2018.
  • Deadline: 8am (BST) Monday 11th June 2018. 
  • Value of award: £2,000 (multiple awards) contribution towards tuition fees.
  • Information for applicants: Download
  • Application Form: Download

Alumni Bursary

  • Eligibility: Former self-funding students of the University of Leeds.
  • Deadline: None.
  • Value of award: 10% tuition fee reduction.
  • Information and eligibility: Website
  • Application form: please email lcspg@leeds.ac.uk to inform us that you are eligible and wish to receive this bursary.

You can find out about funding opportunities from the University's Postgraduate Scholarships database. Remember to check the Postgraduate Scholarships database regularly, as new funding opportunities are added throughout the year.

      External funding opportunities for postgraduate study

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