Lancaster Opportunity Scholarship

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As part of our commitment to improving social mobility and widening access to higher education for all, we are delighted to offer The Lancaster Opportunity Scholarship of £1,000 per year of study to eligible Home fee paying applicants who are part of our Contextual Offer Scheme.

At a glance

Study level Undergraduate students
Fee status Home students (about fee status)
Year of entry 2024
Based on Contextual offer
Amount £1,000 per year of study
How to apply

You will be automatically considered for this funding when you apply

This Scholarship or bursary is for applicants joining Lancaster University in October 2024. We review our scholarships and bursaries each year, and cannot guarantee this funding will be available for applicants who decide to defer their place.

Eligibility criteria

The Lancaster Opportunity Scholarship will be available to UK (Home fee-paying) applicants who are part of our Contextual Offer Scheme, Medicine Contextual Offer Scheme, or who successfully complete the Lancaster Access Programme or Realising Opportunities programme.

Visit our web pages for more information about the Contextual Offer Scheme and for applicants to Medicine, Medicine Contextual Offer Scheme.

Application process

There is no separate application process for the Lancaster Opportunity Scholarship. Eligible students will be identified automatically through their University application.

Combining scholarship awards

The Lancaster Opportunity Scholarship can be combined with the Lancaster Scholarship, if an applicant meets the academic criteria.

Payment of the scholarship

Before the end of October, eligible students will receive an email to confirm the details of the award, including the payment dates and how the award will be paid.

Lancaster University reserves the right to withdraw this scholarship or bursary if award holders are subsequently found to be ineligible or if the terms and conditions of the scholarship are not adhered to.

Our admissions team can help with questions about scholarships and bursaries as well as other general enquiries about applying to Lancaster University.

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