scholarships and bursaries

Additional funding from Leeds Beckett University

  1. Andrew Platten Scholarship

    Established to commemorate Andrew’s life, this scholarship is awarded to one first year student each year who is studying a built environment and engineering subject. 

  2. Leeds Beckett Care Leavers and Estranged Students Bursary

    If you have been in care prior to starting university, you may be eligible for a bursary of £1,500 in each year that you remain enrolled on your undergraduate course.

    Find out more by visiting our bursaries, scholarships and discounts information page.

  3. Northpoint Wellbeing Counselling Scholarship

    These scholarships are designed to support Black, Asian and other people of colour to become qualified practising therapeutic counsellors. The fund is open to applicants for the MA Integrative Counselling only and can be applied for following submission of an application of study.

  4. Paul Wilmott Scholarship

    Awarded in memory of Leeds Beckett colleague Paul Wilmott, this scholarship offers £750 to a student studying Broadcast Media Technology in Leeds School of Arts, to support them during their studies.

  5. Sir Bob Murray CBE Scholarship

    Funded by Leeds Beckett’s Chancellor Sir Bob Murray CBE these scholarships offer support to first year Accounting and Finance students from the North of England. Five scholarships of £1,000 are available each year, if you are eligible you will be contacted during your first year of study with details of the application process.

  6. Primary Carers Bursary

    This bursary is intended to assist full-time undergraduate students who have responsibility as primary carer for a dependent adult that will continue whilst they are studying. The amount payable will be assessed based on individual circumstances, up to a maximum award of £1,500. 

    Find out more by visiting our bursaries, scholarships and discounts information page or you can contact our Bursary and Scholarship Officer:

  7. Sports Scholarships

    These scholarships are designed to help you receive technical, pastoral and financial support whilst developing your sporting performance alongside your studies.

    You can find more information on our dedicated Sports Scholarships page.

  8. Tenancy Deposit Scheme

    If you have difficulty paying a deposit for your accommodation and are from a low income background, you are classed as an independent or estranged student or you are in receipt of welfare benefits, you may be able to apply for help through the Leeds Beckett Hardship Scheme.

    Visit our Hardship Fund applications page for more information.

  9. Hardship funds

    Our Hardship Funds may be able to provide you with additional help to meet unexpected financial hardship you may face at university. Most awards made from the Hardship Funds do not have to be repaid.

    Visit our Hardship Fund applications page for more information or contact our Money Advice Team:

  10. Bright Futures Scholarships

    The Bright Futures Scholarships offer financial support to students who might otherwise be unable to afford a university education. The scholarships are awarded to first year students who are the first in their family to go to university and are based on academic merit, with funding for the scheme provided by Leeds Beckett graduates.

    Find out more by visiting our bursaries, scholarships and discounts information page.

  11. International Montessori Institute Study Scholarship

    The International Montessori Institute's Study Scholarship supports students studying the BA (Hons) Primary Education Accelerated Degree (Montessori) course.

    If you will be going into your first year of your first undergraduate degree then you will be contacted with details of how to apply for this scholarships. You can also find the application form online. 

  12. Additional funding from the Government

    You may also be eligible to apply for additional funding from the Government. Grants and allowances currently on offer include:

    • Childcare Grant
    • Parents’ Learning Allowance
    • Adult Dependents’ Grant
    • Disabled Students’ Allowance

    More information is available on the Gov.UK website.

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international scholarships

We really value the diversity that international students bring to Leeds Beckett University. If you are interested in joining us from another country you may find you are eligible for one of our International Scholarships.

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If you're interested in joining us and want to know more about the application process, your chosen course or what to expect when you get here, there's lots of ways to get in touch. You can call or email our Admissions team, chat to one of our amazing Student Ambassadors or stay in touch by providing us with a few contact details to get all the latest information about courses, events and student life!