Postgraduate study2017

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Funding for taught programmes

Finance information for UK/EU students who are thinking of applying for a taught programme.

SupportWhat is it?Eligible campus (Loughborough/London)Amount

Academic Excellence scholarship

For international and UK/EU high achieving students

London campus only

20% off your tuition fees

Alumni Bursaries for all Loughborough Graduates

Bursary of 20% off tuition fees, to all self-funding full-time UK, EU and International postgraduate taught students who are not in receipt of any other University award and who obtained their previous degree from Loughborough University.

Both

20% off tuition fees

Career Development Loan

A deferred repayment bank loan to help you pay for vocational learning or education.

Both

Up to £10,000

Dean's Award for Enterprise Scholarship

For students looking for the skills and support to launch a new business idea.

London campus only

90% off tuition fees

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research

50% off the full cost of tuition fees for six MRes students (UK/EU and international) with an inspiring research proposal.

London campus only

50% off your tuition fees

Departmental Bursaries and Scholarships

Many schools and departments offer bursaries to eligible categories of students, and scholarships on a competitive basis.

Loughborough campus only

Variable

East London Community Scholarship

For any students meeting published entry criteria and permanently resident in East London.

London campus only

50% off tuition fees

Grants and awards from charitable trusts

Some trusts and charities offer financial grants or awards to students.

Both

Variable

Financial Support for Students Experiencing Hardship

Available to taught and research postgraduate students who experience unanticipated and serious financial difficulties.

Both

Varies

Harry James Riddleston Charity Loans

The Harry James Riddleston Charity of Leicester offers interest-free loans of up to £10,000.

Loughborough campus only

Up to £10,000

Inspiring Success Scholarship

The Inspiring Success Scholarship offers UK/EU and International students 100% off the full cost of tuition fees for selected unemployed and underemployed graduates.

London campus only

100% off your tuition fees

Loughborough Sports Scholarship

To support the sporting and academic development of talented student athletes. The level of support varies by sport and performance level. Applicants need to be competing to at least junior international level.

Loughborough campus only

Between £500 and £5,000

Loughborough University Arts Tuition and Scholarship

Students who prove themselves to be exceptionally talented and passionate about their chosen instrument, will receive £500 to spend on improving their skills even more and they will perform in the annual Music Scholarship Concert.
Any musical talent will be considered, and passion and commitment are weighted as heavily as musical ability.

Loughborough campus only

£500

PGCE students

A bursary specifically for PGCE students.

Both

Up to £25,000

Postgraduate Loans Scheme

The Postgraduate Loans scheme enables UK/EU students to borrow up to £10,280 towards the costs of their postgraduate study.

Both

Up to £10,280

Prizes

For activities including exceptional academic achievement, sustainability, internationalisation and development of cooperation between the University and the local community.

 Loughborough campus only

Up to £500

Santander Taught Postgraduate Scholarships

Scholarships to the value of £5,000 set against tuition fees awarded on academic merit and financial hardship for students who are permanent residents of the UK/EU.

Both

£5,000

Sir Thomas White Charity Loans

Sir Thomas White Loan Charity provides education loans up to the sum of £6,000 to postgraduate students who have been resident in Leicester.

Both

Up to £6,000

Postgrad Solutions Ltd

Postgrad Solutions Ltd is offering 15 postgraduate bursaries each to the value of £500. If you are starting a postgraduate course in the academic year 2017-18 you are eligible to apply for this bursary. These are open to students from anywhere in the world. Payment of the award will be made direct to your institution, and will be discounted from your fees as appropriate.

Both

£500