Undergraduate funding overview

Undergraduate funding

Find out about the different types of funding available if you are a UK student.

You can apply for Government student loans and funding from the University. You won't need to pay for your study or living costs up front. If you are a deferred student, you will generally need to apply for financial support applicable to your year of entry.

You can also read our tips on managing your finances when you’re at University.

Not a UK student? Read about funding for international students.

Financial support based on personal circumstances

If you have the talent, drive and potential to succeed, we want to make sure you can study with us whatever your financial 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 for funding from the University to help with living costs.

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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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