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.

School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science International Excellence Scholarships

Our School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science International Excellence Scholarships support international students to fulfil their academic potential and contribute to the social and cultural diversity of our student community. These competitive scholarships are awarded to particularly deserving candidates in the form of 50% fee deductions. We operate a staged deadline for these scholarships, please refer to the scholarship page for more information.

Mangoletsi-Potts Scholarship

One scholarship is available to home/EU and international rated applicants who will start in the 2023/2024 academic year.
Deadline: Friday 14 July 2023 at 23:59

Head of School Excellence Scholarship

One full fee scholarship is available for a UK student who will start in the 2023/2024 academic year.
Deadline: Friday 14 July 2023 at 23:59

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. 

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. Check the University's scholarship site for more information.