Scholarships & Bursaries 2017 Entry
Lancaster University's priority is to support every student to make the most of their life and education and we have committed £3.7m in scholarships and bursaries. 400 students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help them with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. Our financial support depends on your circumstances and how well you do in your A levels (or equivalent academic qualifications) before starting study with us.
Scholarships recognising academic talent
As a university nationally and internationally recognised for excellence in teaching, scholarship and research, we attract high calibre, academically gifted students.
Our Academic Scholarship is designed to reward the hard work and natural ability of full-time UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students applying to study with us regardless of their household income. Students achieving: A*, A*, A in their A level examinations (or equivalent academic qualifications), who place Lancaster as their firm choice will be awarded a £2,000 Lancaster Scholarship during their first year of undergraduate studies.
Our Access Scholarship is to support UK students with household incomes of less than £42,600, who achieve excellent A level grades of A*, A, A in their A level examinations (or the equivalent academic qualifications). They will be awarded a £1,000 Access Scholarship for each year of their studies. In addition, students from household incomes of less than £42,600 who achieve higher entry grades of A*, A*, A (or equivalent academic qualifications), will also be awarded our £2,000 Academic Scholarship in their first year of study.
Continuation of the Access Scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic progression.
Our Excellence Scholarship forms part of the Unconditional Offer Scheme for full time UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man applicants with outstanding academic profiles within a number of academic departments, further information is available here.
Bursaries for life, living and learning
Our bursary package will help students from the UK whose household incomes are less than £42,600 with fees and living costs.
All students from the UK, with a household income of less than £42,600, will be awarded a Lancaster Bursary of £1,000 for each year of their studies.
Students from the UK eligible for a bursary package will also be awarded our Academic Scholarship and/or Access Scholarship if they meet the criteria detailed above.
UK Student Loans (www.slc.co.uk)
Students from Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales may find the following webpages helpful:
Northern Ireland: www.studentfinanceni.co.uk
Any financial support that you receive from Lancaster University will be in addition to government support that might be available to you (eg fee loans) and will not affect your entitlement to these.