Funding for International Students

Departmental Funding

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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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The Peel Trust Studentship

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.

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Alumni Loyalty Scholarship

Lancaster University will offer a reduction in tuition fees for all taught Masters programmes for eligible applicants, determined by the level of undergraduate or postgraduate award achieved.

The value of the scholarship is as follows:

  • If you hold an Undergraduate degree from Lancaster University
  • 20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders

If you already hold a Postgraduate degree from Lancaster University

  • For students who intend taking a second taught masters programme at Lancaster University
  • 20% fee reduction for Master's with Distinction degree holders
  • 10% fee reduction for Master's with Merit degree holders

Please note that the Alumni Loyalty Scholarship will be based on the most recent programme of study undertaken at Lancaster University.

Who is eligible?

For further details on eligibility, please visit our Alumni Loyalty Scholarship page.

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College Awards

Worth between £500 and £2,000 per annum, this scholarship is available to students from Bowland, County, and Furness colleges.

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British Council

A number of funding opportunities are available for international students through the British Council.

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Foreign and Commonwealth Office

A number of funding opportunities are available for international students through the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.