We offer several funding opportunities for LEC Masters degrees in 2014/15:

 China Partnership Bursaries

  • Eligible Scheme(s): All LEC Masters degrees
  • Scholarship amount: 12 bursaries worth £2,000
  • Who can apply: These are open to Chinese applicants only

 Heatherlea Bursary

  • Eligible Scheme(s): MSc Ecology and Conservation
  • Scholarship amount: One scholarship worth £1,500
  • Who can apply: This is open to UK and EU applicants

 Lancaster Environment Centre Scholarships

  • Eligible Scheme(s): All LEC Masters degrees
  • Scholarship amount: Several scholarships worth  £1,500 (UK & EU applicants) and £3,000 (Overseas applicants)
  • Who can apply: These are open to UK, EU and Overseas applicants

 Application Process

To be considered for any of the above you need to:

  1. Already have an offer of a place on a relevant LEC Masters degree.
  2. Email the LEC PG Office with a short supporting statement, including your name, applicant ID and reason(s) why you should be considered for funding (max 250 words).

We can only consider applicants who apply via this route. Funding will be allocated based on the information provided in your email and the information supplied on your application form.

We will apply the following criteria when allocating funding:

  • academic excellence, for example 1st class/high 2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent)
  • awards for academic performance, publication of dissertation
  • relevant work/voluntary experience.


Round One – Friday 30 May 2014

Round Two - Thursday 31 July 2014

Please note: only applicants holding an unconditional offer of a place should apply for the first deadline since we are unable to award scholarships to applicants who have not yet been awarded their degree and/or do not yet meet our English language requirements (if applicable). Also, we are unable to make decisions based purely on financial grounds.

Other Funding Sources

  • British Hydrological Society MSc Studentships:

    Studentships will be advertised on the BHS website ( in the next few months, with a deadline in the summer

    Eligible Scheme(s): MSc Sustainable Water Management
    Scholarship amount: Several scholarships worth £1,000
    Who can apply: This is open to UK applicants

Further details will be available on this website and the BHS website once the call is open.

  • FindAMasters is offering 8 Masters Scholarships for students wishing to start a Masters course in Autumn 2014 at any EU institution.
  • Peel Trust Studentships are available for the support of prospective or current Lancaster University students. The award is based on academic merit and financial hardship and is up to an individual maximum of £2500.


Tuition Fees for Taught Masters Study - 2014 Entry