Funding and scholarships

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There are a number of scholarship and funding opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for within the School of English.

Further information about University-wide research opportunities can also be found at

Alumni Bursary

If you are a former undergraduate student of the University of Leeds, you may be eligible for our alumni tuition fee bursary, which is awarded as a 10% reduction of tuition fees.

Other external funding sources

English research students are often eligible for funding from external bodies, popular sources including:

Postgraduate Doctoral Loan

If you start a postgraduate doctoral course - such as a PhD - from September 2020, you may be able to apply for a government-backed loan.


Our postgraduate research fees are set independently and reviewed on an annual basis. For the latest information, visit the University’s PhD fees website