Funding and scholarships

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As a postgraduate student in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science there are a number of scholarships and funding opportunities that you may be eligible to apply for. 

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.

Alumni bursary

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

Mangoletsi Scholarship

One scholarship is available to home/EU and international rated applicants who will start in the 2022/2023 academic year.
Deadline: Friday 15 July 2022 at 23:59.

Head of School Scholarship

One full fee scholarship is available for a UK student who will start in the 2022/2023 academic year.
Deadline: Friday 15 July 2022 at 23:59.

Head of School International Scholarship – Applications for 2022 entry have now closed

Three scholarships are available for international students who will start in the 2022/2023 academic year.
Deadline: Friday 29 April 2022 at 23:59.

Leeds Church Institute Scholarships for Theology and Religious Studies

Leeds Church Institute helps local people to study at post graduate level in Leeds. The Leeds Church Institute Scholarships support the development of theologians who will bridge between the academy and faith communities in Leeds. The vision is for future theologians who will inspire others in reflection and action to enliven mission and city engagement.

Deadline: 2 May 2022.

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. 

Deadline: 13 June 2022.

University Scholarships

Check the University's scholarship site for additional opportunities.

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.