Funding and scholarships

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As a Masters student in the School of Media and Communication, you may eligible for a scholarship to help support your studies.

Government postgraduate loans

If you have a UK or EU passport and plan to start a full-time or part-time Masters course from September 2019, you may be able to apply for a government-backed loan and could be eligible to borrow over £10,000.

School of Media and Communication Head of School Masters Scholarship

Head of School Masters Scholarship – UK and EU applicants
Deadline to apply: 30 June 2020, 4pm UK time

Head of School Masters Scholarship – International applicants
Deadline passed (31 March 2020, 4pm UK time)

Leeds Masters Scholarships

A £5,000 scholarship available to UK applicants from under-represented backgrounds.

Deadline to apply: Friday 26 June 2020, 12noon BST.
See all details and apply.

Alumni Bursary

If you’re a former student of the University of Leeds, you may be eligible for a 10% alumni tuition fee bursary.

Academic Excellence Bursary

If you’re a former student of the University of Leeds and have a first-class undergraduate degree, you may be eligible for an additional 10% academic excellence tuition fee bursary.

Sport Scholarship

Sports Scholarships ensure our athletes are able to compete at the highest level, whilst studying at the University of Leeds.

Sanctuary Scholarship

The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to forced migrants to the United Kingdom (a person displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or human rights pressures).

Other Scholarships

Postgraduate students at Leeds benefit from around £10 million of funding being available from the University and externally.

You can search our postgraduate scholarships database for information about other funding opportunities, including:

  • Aziz Foundation
  • Chevening University of Leeds Partnership Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarships
  • Fee/Santander Scholarships
  • Snowdon Trust Scholarships
  • Tetley & Lupton Taught Postgraduate Scholarships
  • ESRC WRDTP Scholarships

You can find out more about general financial support for postgraduates, including funding opportunities and scholarship provision, on the University’s website.