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.

2018-19 Scholarships

Summary

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 Engineering. Courses that are run in conjunction with other universities are excluded from the Bursary.

Value - what money is on offer

The University will pay 10% of the self-funded portion of your fees for each year of the course. If no fees are paid then no bursary is awarded.

Who is eligible

This is an automatic bursary but you have to inform us and provide evidence that you’re a former student of the University of Leeds.

How to apply

If you think you’re eligible, you need to contact the relevant admissions team for the course you have applied for.

Deadline

No deadline - automatic.

Conditions

You must be a former University of Leeds student.

Further information

Find out more about our Alumni bursary.

Year of entry

2018-19

Summary

This is an automatic scholarship awarded on condition of you achieving the equivalent of a UK first class degree.

Value - what money is on offer

£2,000

Who is eligible

You’re eligible if you’re a UK/EU applicant who has been offered a place on any of the postgraduate masters courses (except our Advanced Concrete Technology course) within the School of Civil Engineering.

Deadline

No deadline - automatic.

Conditions

You must be self-funding, classified as UK/EU for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other Faculty of Engineering award.

How are the scholarships awarded?

Automatic based on undergraduate degree result (1st class or equivalent or professional equivalent).

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

Summary

A scholarship awarded to the best British applicant or, if none, best applicant from a British Commonwealth country.

Value - what money is on offer

£3,000 towards fees and £1,000 towards maintenance.

Who is eligible

British applicants and applicants from British Commonwealth countries.

How to apply

Download the application and return the completed form to: Taught Postgraduate Admissions, Student Support Office, School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK or e-mail pgcivil@leeds.ac.uk

Deadline

31 July 2018.

Year of entry

2018-19

2018-19 Scholarships

Summary

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 Engineering. Courses that are run in conjunction with other universities are excluded from the Bursary.

Value - what money is on offer

The University will pay 10% of the self-funded portion of your fees for each year of the course. If no fees are paid then no bursary is awarded.

Who is eligible

This is an automatic bursary but you have to inform us and provide evidence that you’re a former student of the University of Leeds.

How to apply

If you think you’re eligible, you need to contact the relevant admissions team for the course you have applied for.

Deadline

No deadline - automatic.

Conditions

You must be a former University of Leeds student.

Further information

Find out more about our Alumni bursary.

Year of entry

2018-19

Summary

A Joint Graduate Loan-Scholarship Programme for Colombian students studying at the University of Leeds.

Value - what money is on offer

20% tuition fee scholarship to all eligible students.

Who is eligible

Students in Colombia interested in this Joint Graduate Loan-Scholarship Programme. You must hold an academic offer as a full-time taught postgraduate with the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Leeds and be selected as beneficiaries of the Loan-Scholarship Programme of COLFUTURO.

How to apply

For full details visit the COLFUTURO website or contact Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero.

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)

Summary

The University of Leeds has a formal cooperation agreement with the Mexican Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT) which provides reduced tuition fees to CONACYT sponsored students.

The following energy related MSc courses will receive an additional fee reduction.

Leeds has been a CONACYT partner for many years and you can study at both masters and PhD level across a wide range of subject areas. For more information visit the CONACYT website.

Further information

Please contact Doug Pearce, D.W.Pearce@leeds.ac.uk.

Year of entry

2018-19

Summary

This is an automatic scholarship awarded on condition of you achieving the equivalent of a UK upper second class degree or above.

Value - what money is on offer

£2,000

Who is eligible

You’re eligible if you’re an international applicant who has been offered a place on any of the postgraduate masters courses within the School of Civil Engineering (excluding MSc/PGDip Advanced Concrete Technology).

Deadline

No deadline - automatic.

Conditions

You must be self-funding, full time, classified as international for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other Faculty of Engineering award.

How are the scholarships awarded?

Automatic based on undergraduate degree result (2:1 or equivalent).

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

Summary

A scholarship for any international applicant who has been offered a place on any of the postgraduate masters courses (excluding the MSc/PGDip Advanced Concrete Technology course) within the School of Civil Engineering.

Value - what money is on offer

£3,000

Who is eligible

To be eligible you must demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and/or industrial experience on the application form (except our Advanced Concrete Technology course).

How to apply

Complete the application form.

Deadline

31 May 2018

Conditions

You must be self-funding, full time, classified as international for tuition fee purposes and not be in receipt of any other Faculty of Engineering award.

Number of scholarships available

Five

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

Summary

The scholarship is open to applicants that have been offered a place on the MSc(Eng) International Construction Management and Engineering and the MSc(Eng) Environmental Engineering and Project Management within the School of Civil Engineering and are nationals of a World Bank developing country.

Value - what money is on offer

Scholarship includes tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, and travel allowance.

Who is eligible

To be eligible students must have received an unconditional offer by 12 April 2018 to study on the MSc(Eng) International Construction Management and Engineering and the MSc(Eng) Environmental Engineering and Project Management within the School of Civil Engineering.

Students must hold a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the application deadline date and have 3 years or more of recent development-related experience after earning a Bachelor (or equivalent) degree.

For further eligibility criteria see www.worldbank.org/scholarships

How to apply

Applications open 22 February. Apply online at www.worldbank.org/scholarships

Deadline

12 April 2018

Conditions

This scholarship is not transferable to any other degree programme.
Upon completion of the program, JJWBGSP scholars must immediately return to their home countries to apply their new skills to their countries’ social and economic development.

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)

Summary

The University of Leeds’ Faculty of Engineering has a formal agreement with the Universidad Adolfo Ibanez in Chile. UAI students, who enrol at Leeds, upon successful completion of their programme of study will be awarded an MSc from the University of Leeds. The Universidad Adolfo Ibanez may accept the credits gained by their students on the UL’s masters programmes towards a UAI’s Degree of Engineering (Titulo de Ingeniero) or Master of Science degree in Engineering (MSc) delivered by UAI’s Faculty of Engineering and Sciences.

Value - what money is on offer

20% tuition fee scholarship to all eligible students

Who is eligible

Students who have completed a four-year BSc in Engineering (Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Ingenieria) from the Faculty of Engineering and Sciences at the Universidad Adolfo Ibanez (UAI).

Conditions

Applicants must achieve the University of Leeds minimum entry requirements. For programmes requiring a 2.1, the equivalent entry is GPA 5.5/7.0 and for programmes requiring a 2.2, the equivalent entry is GPA 5.0/7.0. They will also be required to obtain the standard programme entry requirements for English Language, i.e. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. For full details visit the Universidad Adolfo Ibanez website or contact Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero.

How are the scholarships awarded?

UAI students who hold an academic offer for a full-time masters programme in either the School of Civil Engineering, the School of Computing, the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering or the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Leeds and who have completed the four-year BSc in Engineering.

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)

Summary

The scholarship is available to applicants that have been offered a place on the MSc Water Sanitation and Health Engineering programme within the School of Civil Engineering and are nationals of ODA-recipient countries and territories.  

Applicants from countries and territories which are categorised as Least-Developed, Low or Middle-Income as shown on the DAC list will be prioritised. The DAC list is available here.

Value - what money is on offer

£10,000

Who is eligible

To be selected for this award, students must demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, experience and a clear statement of interest in water, sanitation and hygiene on the application form. Applications will be considered by a panel of staff from the School of Civil Engineering and the Nuffield Centre for International Health.

How to apply

Download the application and return the completed form to pgcivil@leeds.ac.uk.

Deadline

30/03/2018

Conditions

This scholarship is not transferable to any other degree programme.

Number of scholarships available

5

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)

Summary

This award is generously donated by the family of a former student and alumnus of the MSc Water Sanitation and Health Engineering programme within the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds as a tribute in his memory. It is the family’s wish that the successful candidate take back their new found knowledge to their country of origin to inform and impact in the field of Water Sanitation and Health Engineering.

This scholarship is available to applicants who are nationals of ODA-recipient countries and territories. Applicants from countries and territories which are categorised as Least-Developed, Low or Middle-Income as shown on the DAC list will be prioritised. The DAC list is available here.

Value - what money is on offer

£3,125

Who is eligible

This scholarship is available to applicants that have been offered a place on the MSc Water Sanitation and Health Engineering programme within the School of Civil Engineering and are nationals of ODA-recipient countries and territories.

How to apply

Download an application form.

Deadline

30 March 2018

Conditions

This scholarship is not transferable to any other degree programme.

How are the scholarships awarded?

To be selected for this award, students must demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, experience and a clear statement of their personal commitment to making a positive and lasting contribution in the field of Water, Sanitation and Health on the application form.

Number of scholarships available

1

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)

Summary

This scholarship is available to international applicants that have been offered a place on the MSc Water Sanitation and Health Engineering programme within the School of Civil Engineering.  

Value - what money is on offer

£10,000

Who is eligible

To be selected for this award, students must demonstrate exceptional academic achievement, experience and a clear statement of interest in water, sanitation and hygiene on the application form.

How to apply

Download the application form.

Deadline

30 March 2018

Conditions

This scholarship is not transferable to any other degree programme.

Number of scholarships available

1

Year of entry

2018-19

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)