The Leeds Masters Scholarships have now closed for 2018 entry. Full details of our 2019 entry scholarships will be available in spring 2019. Register your interest to be notified when applications are open.

In the meantime, please see the below information regarding the scholarship.

The aim of the scholarship is to encourage students from under-represented groups to embark on a postgraduate qualification. The job market is becoming progressively more competitive, and a postgraduate qualification will help set you apart and help you take advantage of potential career opportunities.

The Scholarships are funded by the generous donations from our alumni through the University of Leeds Footsteps Fund.

Value

£5,000 paid in cash instalments when you are registered on your course (and we have verified this).

It is your responsibility to make arrangements to pay your fees to enable you to register on your course.
Then, if you are awarded a Leeds Masters Scholarship, it would be paid to you in cash instalments when you are registered on your course (and we have verified this).

Criteria

To be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships you must meet all of the main criteria and one of the financial criteria.

Main criteria

You must meet all of the main criteria:

  • commence a full-time, part-time or distance learning Masters programme at the University of Leeds beginning September 2019. This must lead directly to an MA, MBA, MEd, MMus, MPH, MRes, MSc or LLM qualification
  • be a UK student paying postgraduate tuition fees at the UK rate
  • not already hold a Masters degree
  • not have your postgraduate tuition fees covered for you for example by an employer or public funding body (eg NHS/NHSBSA)

Financial criteria

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship you must all also meet financial criteria. The criteria for entry in 2019 will be confirmed in spring 2019.

How to apply

Details of how to apply for the Leeds Masters Scholarship will be available in spring 2019. In the meantime, browse our scholarships database to see other scholarships and bursaries that may be available for postgraduate study.

Please note: information relating to scholarships does change from time to time. While the University endeavours to keep this information as up to date as possible, it cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies.