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.

2017-18 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 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

2017-18

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

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

£3,000

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 within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

How to apply

No application - automatic

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 University of Leeds scholarships.

How are the scholarships awarded?

Automatic based on your undergraduate degree result.

Year of entry

2017-18

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

Summary

This is an automatic scholarship awarded on condition of you achieving the equivalent of a UK upper second 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 to study on any of the postgraduate masters courses within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

How to apply

No application - automatic.

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 University of Leeds scholarships.

How are the scholarships awarded?

Automatic based on your undergraduate degree result.

Year of entry

2017-18

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

2017-18 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

2017-18

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

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

2017-18

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

2017-18

Summary

The Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.

Value - what money is on offer

Two full tuition fee scholarships for students applying to either Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc, or Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems MSc. 20% tuition fee scholarship on any other course.

Who is eligible

The 20% tuition fee scholarships is open to applicants from all Chevening eligible countries in any subject.
The two full tuition fee scholarships are open to applicants from China only.

How to apply

Applications for Chevening Scholarships can only be submitted using the Chevening online application system

Deadline

8 November 2016

How are the scholarships awarded?

Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds.

Year of entry

2017-18

Summary

If you’re studying at the Danang University of Technology in Vietnam and wish to undertake an MSc within the School of Mechanical Engineering, the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering or the School of Computing at the University of Leeds please contact our admissions team as we have an agreement with this university.

Year of entry

2017-18

Summary

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

Value - what money is on offer

£3,000

Who is eligible

Any international applicant who has been offered a place on any of the postgraduate masters courses within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.

How to apply

No application - automatic.

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 University of Leeds scholarships.

How are the scholarships awarded?

Automatic based on undergraduate degree result.

Year of entry

2017-18

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)

Summary

If you’re a student at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) then this is an opportunity for you to study within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering for a period of two years and through this gain a UK masters qualification.

Value - what money is on offer

As a bursary, you’ll pay the Study Aboard rate in your first year and the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering standard international postgraduate rate minus 10% in your second year (masters programme).

Who is eligible

You need to have studied for three of the four-year NUAA undergraduate degree, maintain an excellent academic standard (an average mark of 85% or higher) and achieve our English language requirements.

How to apply

For further details contact the Admissions Team: pgtelec@leeds.ac.uk.

Conditions

Your first year is designed to fulfil the requirements for you to complete your NUAA degree at Leeds, whilst at the same time enabling you to familiarise yourself with studying in the University of Leeds. In the second year you’ll complete a University of Leeds masters degree.

In the first year, you’ll study on our Study Abroad Programme and must achieve an average mark of 55% to be able to register on the Electronic and Electrical Engineering masters programme.

Year of entry

2017-18

Summary

If you’re a current MSc student at Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST) you can apply to study within the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds for a period of one year and through this gain a UK masters qualification.

Alternatively, as a current MSc student at NUST you have the option of undertaking a Study Abroad semester at Leeds where you’ll need to register for 4 x 15 credit postgraduate (Level 5) modules in the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering (ELEC modules).

You’ll pay one-third of the masters course fee for the Study Abroad semester.

Value - what money is on offer

You’ll receive a 20% discount fee if you study for the one-year masters qualification.

Who is eligible

You’re eligible if you’re a current MSc student at Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST).

How to apply

For further details contact the Admissions Team: pgtelec@leeds.ac.uk.

Conditions

If you’re studying for one semester as part of the Study Abroad scheme then your choice of modules will be subject to the approval of the Programme Manager, Dr Li X Zhang.

Year of entry

2017-18

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

2017-18

Internal or external

External (funded from outside the University)