Scholarships for international students

Scholarships for International Students

We really value the diversity that international students bring to Leeds Beckett University and we are delighted to offer the following scholarships to all eligible students from your country:

  • International Foundation Year - £1,500
  • Undergraduate Courses - £1,000 per year
  • Postgraduate Courses - £3,000
  • Research Courses - £1,500

For more information please email: internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 113 812 1111.

Terms and Conditions

The value of the scholarship and tuition fee waiver will be dependent on the course that you are studying. These values will be as follows:

  • International Foundation Year - £1,500 (first year only)
  • Undergraduate courses - £1,000 per year
  • Taught Postgraduate courses - £3,000 (first year only)
  • Research Courses - £1,500 per year

Terms and Conditions

To be eligible for the scholarship discount you must:

  • Be assessed as having an ‘Overseas/Non-EU’ residency status
  • Be assessed to pay the overseas fee
  • Be studying the relevant course full time
  • Be actively enrolled on an eligible course
  • Be a self-funded student, who is paying the full course fee for that year (those students who have their tuition fees paid by a third-party sponsor, employer or government agency will not be eligible)
  • Studying that level of the course for the first time (i.e. not repeating any level during that year)

You do not need to complete a separate application form to receive the scholarship. If you meet the eligibility criteria the discount will be automatically deducted from your fee liability and your invoice will be reduced accordingly.

You will not be eligible for the scholarship if any of the following apply to you;

  • Courses or schemes where particular rates or payment arrangements exist (such as those relating to Franchise / Overseas / Partner Based delivery or any other special arrangement)
  • Part time students
  • Any repeat year
  • Any year where the student is out on placement
  • Students on Distance Learning courses
  • Those studying PGDip or PGCert programmes
  • Those studying LLM Legal Practice course
  • Those studying Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Research By Published Works.

If you are in receipt of the Scholarship you may be eligible to receive another scholarship or bursary offered by the University, subject to the terms and conditions of those other schemes. The University reserves the right to vary or withdraw the scholarship at its sole discretion.

For more information please email: internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 113 812 1111.

Dean's Scholarships

The Deans of Schools are pleased to offer exclusive scholarships of £1,000 to students from your country wishing to study the following programmes:

The scholarships are based on the quality of your Statement of Purpose submitted with your application. See ‘Application’ details below:

To be eligible for the scholarship discount you must:

  • Be assessed as having an ‘Overseas/Non-EU’ residency status
  • Be assessed to pay the overseas fee
  • Be studying the relevant course full time
  • Be actively enrolled on an eligible course
  • Be a self-funded student, who is paying the full course fee for that year (those students who have their tuition fees paid by a third-party sponsor, employer or government agency will not be eligible)
  • Studying that level of the course for the first time (i.e. not repeating any level during that year).

The scholarship will be awarded based on the Statement of Purpose submitted with your application and how well you address the following criteria:

  • Why you wish to study at Leeds Beckett University
  • Why you want to study the course
  • Your knowledge of the course
  • How it relates to your future career
  • Any previous experience in the field you wish to study in (work experience, extra-curricular activities, studies etc).

You will not be eligible for the scholarship if any of the following apply to you;

  • Courses or schemes where particular rates or payment arrangements exist (such as those relating to Franchise / Overseas / Partner Based delivery or any other special arrangement)
  • Part time students
  • Any repeat year
  • Any year where the student is out on placement
  • Students on Distance Learning courses
  • Those studying PGDip or PGCert programmes
  • Those studying LLM Legal Practice course
  • Those studying Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA), Doctor of Education (EdD), or Research By Published Works.

If you are in receipt of the Dean’s Scholarship you may be eligible to receive another scholarship or bursary offered by the University, subject to the terms and conditions of those other schemes.

The University reserves the right to vary or withdraw the scholarship at its sole discretion.

For more information please email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 113 812 1111.

Chevening scholarships

What are Chevening Scholarships?

Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Masters degree.

Who can apply for a Chevening Scholarship?

Chevening Scholarships are for talented people who have been identified as potential future leaders across a wide range of fields including politics, business, the media, civil society, religion, and academia. Applicants should be high-calibre graduates with the personal, intellectual and interpersonal qualities necessary for leadership. 

Chevening Scholars come from over 110 countries worldwide (excluding the USA and the EU), and this year the Scholarships will support approximately 700 individuals. There are over 41,000 Chevening alumni around the world who together comprise an influential and highly regarded global network.

How to apply for a Chevening Scholarship

Full information about deadlines and priority subjects for countries which offer Chevening Scholarships will be available on the country pages on the Chevening website.

For information on applying for a Chevening Scholarship, sign up now for alerts at www.chevening.org.

Commonwealth Scholarships

How do I apply for the Commonwealth Shared Scholarships?

You can apply by visiting the Commonwealth Scholarship website, which will keep you updated on when and how you can apply for a scholarship. 

Eligibility criteria for the scholarship

To apply for these scholarships, you should meet the following criteria:

  • Be a citizen of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
  • Be permanently resident in an eligible Commonwealth country.
  • Be available to start your academic studies in the UK by the start of the UK academic year in September/October 2018.
  • By October 2018, hold a first degree of at least upper second class (2:1) standard, or a second class degree and a relevant postgraduate qualification (usually a Master's degree).
  • Not have studied or worked for one (academic) year or more in a high-income country.
  • Be unable to afford to study in the UK without this scholarship.

See the full eligibility criteria on the Commonwealth’s website.

[CONCITY BECAS Chilie Scholarships]

CONCIYT BECAS Chile Scholarships support Chilean scholars to study at postgraduate level overseas. Upon return to Chile, the expectation is that scholars will apply their acquired knowledge to contribute to the scientific, academic, economic, social and cultural development of the country.

Award value:

Scholarships fund full tuition fees for up to two years of a master’s degree, and for up to four years of a Doctoral degree. The comprehensive scholarship also funds a stipend for living expenses, return flights, health insurance, settling and returning allowance.

Scholarship application process:

You require an unconditional or conditional offer letter from Leeds Beckett University before you apply to BECAS Chile for your scholarship. Guidance about applying for a postgraduate course or a research degree at our University is detailed online.

When you have received your offer from the University, you should make your scholarship application to CONICYT directly.