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Lancaster Global Scholarship

At a glance

Study level Undergraduate or postgraduate taught students
Country of origin International students
Based on Various criteria
Amount The amount depends on various criteria

Introduction

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 scholarship is awarded as a tuition fee waiver for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught programmes for 2022 or 2023 entry and will be automatically awarded if students meet the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions outlined below.

Scholarship awards

  • A scholarship of £5,000 for the first year of entry is available for students joining our undergraduate programmes.
  • A scholarship of £5,000 for the first year of entry is available for students joining our Postgraduate Taught programmes.
  • A scholarship of £8,500 for the first year of entry is available for students joining our MBA.

Who is eligible?

  • Undergraduate Awardees must achieve A*A*A at A level or equivalent.
  • For Postgraduate Taught Awardees, please refer to the educational equivalences table.
  • Awardees for the MBA must achieve the equivalent of a UK 2.1 undergraduate degree.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is available for eligible applicants to all full-time and part-time taught undergraduate and 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).
  • The scholarship is only available to undergraduate students joining Part 1 of our degree programmes.
  • Fully funded applicants are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants applying from 1+3, 2+2 and pre-masters programmes offered by Lancaster University articulation partners, 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 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.
  • For 2022 entry, if an applicant is eligible for both the Global Scholarship and the Lancaster Business Masters Scholarship, only the scholarship of the highest value will be awarded.

How to apply

  • Scholarships are automatically considered as part of the programme application and will be conditional if the results are unknown.
  • Scholarship awards will be confirmed automatically for 2022 entry, throughout the recruitment cycle.
  • If you meet the stated scholarship eligibility and award criteria, the scholarship will be confirmed.
  • The scholarship is confirmed once Lancaster University is in receipt of your final exam transcript.

Payment of the scholarship

  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship will be awarded for the first year of study only, as a tuition fee waiver for full-time students.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship award will be divided into equal amounts and awarded per year of study for part-time students.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is not available as a cash alternative.
  • For part-time programmes, the scholarship is awarded for subsequent years of study, subject to successful completion of the previous year of study.
  • The Lancaster Global Scholarship is not applicable to any years in industry or study abroad years that are compulsory or optional elements of your programme.
  • The award is for 2022 entry only.
  • Scholarships are reviewed on an annual basis and we cannot guarantee funding for the following entry year for applicants who decide to defer.

Combining scholarship awards

  • For 2022 entry, if an applicant is eligible for both the Lancaster Global Scholarship and our Alumni Loyalty Scholarship, only the scholarship of the highest value will be awarded.
  • For 2022 entry, if an applicant is eligible for both the Lancaster Global Scholarship and a scholarship and/or tuition fee discount from any of our international teaching partnerships, only the award of the highest value will be made.
  • For 2022 entry, it is possible to combine the Lancaster Global Scholarship and the MSc Health Data Science scholarship, if an applicant is eligible for both scholarships and subject to the Health Data Science scholarship being available for 2022 entry.

Additional information

For undergraduate applicants

  • All offer conditions must be met or exceeded.
  • UCAS tariff point equivalencies are not part of our consideration.
  • All other entry requirements must be met.
  • Applicants must apply for and have an offer to study on a full-time or part-time taught undergraduate degree programme at our Lancaster campus for the 2022/23 academic year. For a full list of our Undergraduate programmes, please visit our undergraduate study pages.

For postgraduate taught applicants

  • All offer conditions must be met or exceeded.
  • All other entry requirements must be met.
  • Applicants must apply for and have an offer to study on a full-time or part-time Postgraduate Taught degree programme at our Lancaster campus for the 2022/23 academic year. For a full list of our Postgraduate Taught programmes and to submit a study application, please visit our postgraduate study pages.

Contact us

Lancaster University reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship if award holders are subsequently found to be ineligible, or if the terms and conditions of the scholarship are not adhered to. For further information, please email our undergraduate or postgraduate admissions teams.

Equivalent qualifications

At Lancaster University we accept a number of different qualifications. For information about the requirements for the Global Scholarship, please see the tables below.

If your country is not listed, please contact our undergraduate or postgraduate admissions teams.

A list of equivalent qualifications Accordion