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Funding and scholarships

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As a postgraduate student in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship or award to help support your studies. 

Alumni bursary 

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

The University will pay 10% of the self-funded portion of your fees for each year of the course. If no fees are paid then no bursary is awarded. If you think you’re eligible, you need to contact the School’s admissions team.

Postgraduate Masters Loan

If you are a UK or EU national and plan to start a full-time, part-time or distance-learning taught or research Masters course, you may be able to apply for a government-backed loan.

Head of School Excellence scholarship 

Deadline: Friday 28 May 2021

Leeds Masters scholarship

The Leeds Masters Scholarships aim to encourage students from under-represented groups to embark on a postgraduate qualification. The Scholarships are funded by the generous donations from our alumni through the University of Leeds Footsteps Fund and are for UK students paying postgraduate tuition fees at the UK rate. 

Due to the delay of certain courses to January 2021, we are able to re-open Leeds Masters Scholarship applications for a strictly limited period to those beginning their studies in January 2021.  

Deadline: has now closed for 2020/21 entry.

Collection of Small Endowed Awards 

Value: £14,000 maintenance per annum and fees
Number available: 1
These scholarships are available to UK and EU applicants only.

Deadline: Tuesday 4 May 2021 17:00 UK time

Fee Scholarship

Value: upto £12,000
Number available: 10
These scholarships are available to UK and EU applicants only and are for courses starting in September 2020.

Deadline: Tuesday 4 May 2021 17:00 UK time

Sanctuary Scholarships

We are pleased to offer scholarships for forced migrants to the UK. The Sanctuary Scholarship is open to people who wish to study any undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree. 

Applications for the Sanctuary Scholarship (September 2021 entry) will open in March 2021 and will remain open until May 2021.

Snowdon Trust Leeds Scholarships 

The Snowdon Trust Scholarship supports people with physical difficulties or sensory impairments to study in the UK.

Deadline: Tuesday 4 May 2021 17:00 UK time

How do I apply?

See the Scholarships portal for further information on all our scholarships or visit the University's Masters funding page.


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