Scholarships

We offer a number of scholarship opportunities to support and reward students from around the world. If you are a UK student you may be able to receive government support to help towards your tuition fees and living costs.

UK and EU

Title Summary
Alumni Bursary This bursary is for you if you’re a former student of the University of Leeds studying for a postgraduate qualification in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. Courses that are run in conjunction with other universities are excluded from the Bursary.

International

Title Summary
Alumni Bursary This bursary is for you if you’re a former student of the University of Leeds studying for a postgraduate qualification in the Faculty of Biological Sciences. Courses that are run in conjunction with other universities are excluded from the Bursary.
Biological Sciences International Masters Scholarship A number of scholarships will be available for eligible international students studying for a taught Master's programme in the Faculty of Biological Sciences.
British Council India 70th Anniversary Scholarships 2019-20 The British Council has launched the second edition of its 70th Anniversary Scholarship programme for Indian Women to pursue a master’s programme in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in the United Kingdom. The scholarship programme, valued at GBP 1 million, will fund full tuition for 70 Indian women to study a Master’s programme in STEM for the academic year 2019-20, enabling young women to access some of the worlds best universities in UK.
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme Session 2019-2020 The Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme has allocated 8 awards to the University of Leeds for MSc Plant Science and Biotechnology. Commonwealth Shared Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.
Dean’s Excellence Scholarship These scholarships are available for eligible international students studying for a taught Master's programme in the Faculty of Biological Sciences.
Santander Taught Postgraduate Award for International Students Up to 3 Santander Scholarships will be available for international students who are nationals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, USA or Uruguay for full-time taught Master's study in any Faculty in Session 2018/19.
Tetley & Lupton Scholarships 5 awards are available to international students who wish to undertake taught postgraduate study in session 2019/20. These awards will contribute up to £22,000 towards academic fees for candidates liable to pay fees at the full-cost rate for international students. They are available to new taught postgraduates only and are available for one year only.