University scholarships and funding
Find out about scholarships available to UK and international research degree students from across our schools and subject areas. Select the Funding tab and search our research opportunities directory.
Our scholarships and funding include:
- Leeds doctoral scholarships fully funded postgraduate research scholarships for home fee-rated students. Read more about fee status on the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA) website.
- 10% alumni tuition fee bursary open to former students of the University of Leeds.
- Two sports scholarships are available to support elite athletes.
- Scholarships available to forced migrants to the UK.
UK Research Council funding
If you are a home fee-rated student, you may be able to apply for Research Council funded study through one of our Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs) or Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). There are a very limited number of studentships for international fee-rated students. Explore our externally funded research opportunities.
Read more about fee status on the UKCISA website.
Extra financial help
You may be eligible for further support if you:
- have a disability
- are in financial hardship
Find out more about getting extra financial help.