Scholarships and Funding

If you are considering applying for a place on a Masters programme at the Graduate School, you may be able to benefit from our range of scholarships and funding streams. We are pleased to offer a range of scholarships to potential Masters students.

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Lancaster Masters Scholarship

At Lancaster, we are delighted to offer scholarships to high-achieving Home students.

The scholarship is awarded as a £4000 tuition fee waiver for Postgraduate Taught programmes, for 2022 entry and will be automatically awarded if students meet the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions outlined below:

  • Must either be expecting or have achieved a 1st Class Hons degree.
  • Applicants must be in receipt of either a conditional or an unconditional offer for a place at Lancaster University for October 2022 entry, which you have accepted.
  • Fully funded applicants 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 Home fee-paying students for tuition fee purposes, for the duration of their studies.
Lancaster Masters Scholarship
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Lancaster Global Scholarship

Lancaster University is delighted to announce that we will offer a generous scholarship to high-achieving students from all international countries, who are liable for International tuition fees.

The £5000 scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee waiver for Postgraduate Taught programmes for 2022 entry and will be automatically awarded if students meet the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions outlined below:

  • Applicants must be studying Postgraduate Taught degree-level programmes, offered fully on-campus at Lancaster University for October 2022 entry.
  • Applicants must be in receipt of either a conditional or an unconditional offer for a place at Lancaster University for October 2022 entry, which you have accepted (non‐UCAS applications) or accepted firmly (UCAS applications).
  • Fully funded applicants are not 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.
Lancaster Global Scholarship
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Heatherlea Bursary

This is a £1,500 award open to those who have studied at and graduated from, Lancaster University. Eligible candidates should have an ecology background and must be applying to MSc Conservation and Biodiversity.

To apply for this award, please email us no more than 500 words by 29th July 2022 to explaining your particular areas of interest and why you hope to be awarded this scholarship. Please title your email Heatherlea Bursary Application.

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Peter John Vincent Geography Prize Bursary

Current undergraduate students of Geography at Lancaster Environment Centre are automatically considered for this award of £1,500. This bursary is allocated to the applicant with the highest overall mark in their undergraduate Geography degree. You should have a place on any Lancaster Environment Centre taught Masters degree in order to be eligible for this.

Other Funding and Opportunities

  • Alumni loyalty scholarship

    If you have graduated with a Bachelor or Masters degree from Lancaster, we offer a reduction in tuition fees to all taught Master's degrees. The amount of the discount depends on the results of the degree you graduate with.

  • Postgraduate loan scheme

    The UK Government offers postgraduate loans to Masters level students. A Postgraduate Master’s Loan can help with course fees and living costs while you study a postgraduate master’s course.

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