Undergraduate funding overview

Undergraduate funding

The types of funding available to you will depend on whether you are a UK student or an international student.

Please note, if you are a deferred student, you will generally need to apply for financial support applicable to your year of entry.

UK students

There are different types of support, including student loans and funding that you don't need to pay back, such as scholarships and bursaries. You won't need to pay for your study or living costs up front.

If you have the talent, drive and potential to succeed, we want to make sure you can study with us whatever your financial circumstances. We offer one of the most generous funding packages in the country. If you have questions about our scholarships you can check our scholarships FAQs page.

Financial support based on personal circumstances

  • Scholarships - personal circumstances

    If household income is less than a certain amount, you may be eligible to apply for a means-tested undergraduate scholarship, which offers funding and support.

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  • Leeds Bursary

    We offer non-repayable to help UK students with the costs of being at University, linked to your annual household income. Find out if you are eligible.

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  • Financial hardship funding

    If you're in financial difficulty while you are a student with us, you may be able to apply to receive financial help from the University.

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  • Sanctuary scholarships

    We offer scholarships for forced migrants to the UK that cover tuition fee and study costs.

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Achievement scholarships

  • Academic achievement scholarships

    Find out about scholarships that have academic achievement as a key awarding criteria.

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  • Sports scholarships

    Our prestigious Scholarship Programmes support elite athletes and coaches to combine academic and sporting excellence.

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  • Enterprise scholarships

    An opportunity to develop business skills in a supportive environment with a substantial grant to help with start-up costs.

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