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Lancaster University announces Scholarship programme

Posted on 11th January 2023 in General

For high-achieving international applicants. The scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee waiver for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught programmes (excluding MBA programmes) for 2023 entry and will be automatically awarded if students meet the eligibility criteria.

Scholarship awards

  • A scholarship of £5,000 for applicants joining Part 1 of our undergraduate programmes.
  • A scholarship of £5,000 for the first year of entry is available for students joining Postgraduate Taught programmes (excluding MBA programmes) who apply by the 28th February 2023.

Who is eligible?

  • Undergraduate Awardees must achieve A*A*A at A level or equivalent.
  • For Postgraduate Taught Awardees (excluding applicants to MBA programmes), please refer to the equivalent qualifications information.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is available for eligible applicants to all full-time and part-time taught undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught degree-level programmes, offered fully on-campus at Lancaster University for October 2023 entry.
  • Applicants must be in receipt of either a conditional or an unconditional offer for a place at Lancaster University for October 2023 entry, which you have accepted (non‐UCAS applications) or accepted firmly (UCAS applications).
  • The scholarship is only available to undergraduate students joining Part 1 of our degree programmes.
  • Fully funded applicants are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants applying from 1+3, 2+2 and pre-masters programmes offered by Lancaster University articulation partners, are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Partially funded applicants for less than 50% of their fees would be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Awardees must be classed as Overseas or International fee-paying students for tuition fee purposes, for the duration of their studies. If you are awarded the scholarship and are subsequently reassessed as a ‘Home’ fee-payer, you will no longer be eligible for the scholarship.

How to apply

  • Scholarships are automatically considered as part of the programme application and will be conditional if the results are unknown.
  • Scholarship awards will be confirmed automatically for 2023 entry, throughout the recruitment cycle.
  • If you meet the stated scholarship eligibility and award criteria, the scholarship will be confirmed.
  • The scholarship is confirmed once Lancaster University is in receipt of your final exam transcript.

Payment of the scholarship

  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship will be awarded for the first year of study only, as a tuition fee waiver for full-time students.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship award will be divided into equal amounts and awarded per year of study for part-time students.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is not available as a cash alternative.
  • For part-time programmes, the scholarship is awarded for subsequent years of study, subject to successful completion of the previous year of study.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is not applicable to any years in industry or study abroad years that are compulsory or optional elements of your programme.
  • The award is for 2023 entry only.
  • Scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and we cannot guarantee funding for the following entry year for applicants who decide to defer.

Combining scholarship awards

  • For 2023 entry, if an applicant is eligible for both the Lancaster Global Scholarship and our Alumni Loyalty Scholarship, only the scholarship of the highest value will be awarded.
  • For 2023 entry, if an applicant is eligible for both the Lancaster Global Scholarship and a scholarship and/or tuition fee discount from any of our international teaching partnerships, only the award of the highest value will be made.
  • For 2023 entry, it is possible to combine the Lancaster Global Scholarship and the Management School Master’s Scholarship, if an applicant is eligible for both scholarships.
  • For 2023 entry, if successfully awarded a named departmental scholarship, it can be combined with this scholarship.

Additional information

For undergraduate applicants

  • All offer conditions must be met or exceeded.
  • UCAS tariff point equivalencies are not part of our consideration.
  • All other entry requirements must be met.
  • Applicants must apply for and have an offer to study on a full-time or part-time taught undergraduate degree programme at our Lancaster campus for the 2023/24 academic year. For a full list of our Undergraduate programmes, please visit our undergraduate study pages.

For postgraduate taught applicants

  • All offer conditions must be met or exceeded.
  • All other entry requirements must be met.
  • Applicants must apply for and have an offer to study on a full-time or part-time Postgraduate Taught degree programme at our Lancaster campus for the 2023/24 academic year. For a full list of our Postgraduate Taught programmes and to submit a study application, please visit our postgraduate study pages.