Undergraduate scholarships and bursaries

We are committed to attracting the brightest and best students regardless of background and have a generous package of undergraduate scholarships and bursaries available.

The table outlines the support for new undergraduates starting at Loughborough in 2019-20.

Loughborough University financial support 2019-20

SupportWhat is it?Who's it for?How much?
Care Leaver’s Bursary In addition to the LSP, care leavers could receive a further yearly cash bursary (£1,500) and tuition fee waiver (£3,000). UK/EU students* £13,500 over three years
Opportunity/Development Trust Scholarships Cash bursaries funded through donations from alumni and friends of the University for UK students from areas of low HE participation. UK students £9,000 over three years
Hardship Fund Loughborough University also offers a Hardship Fund, providing a small number of awards to current students who are experiencing severe financial hardship. UK/EU and International students Variable
International Scholarships Self-funded international students are automatically considered for this scholarship. International students 25% off first-year tuition fees
Loughborough Scholarship Programme(LSP) Cash bursaries and tuition fee waivers depending upon household income. Additional support is available for foundation year or extended undergraduate Master’s degree students. UK/EU students* Up to £5,400 over three years (+£1,000 when a placement year is completed)
Mature Student Scholarship* Cash bursaries and tuition fee waivers for eligible mature students depending upon household income. Additional support is available for foundation year or extended undergraduate Master’s degree students. UK/EU students*

Up to £7,500 over three years (+£1,000 when a placement year is completed)

Music Tuition and Scholarships

Subsidised music lessons and scholarships for exceptional musicians.

UK/EU and International students £200 for 8 hours music tuition. The scholarships award up to £500 each
Performance Programme Bursary Cash bursaries for athletes representing Loughborough University in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition as part of our performance programmes. UK students £1,000 paid in three equal instalments across the year (reviewed annually)
Mature Athlete Bursary Cash bursaries for mature athletes representing Loughborough University in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition. UK students £1,000 paid in three equal instalments across the year (reviewed annually)
Athlete with a Disability Bursary Cash bursaries for athletes with a disability representing Loughborough University in the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition. UK students £1,000 paid in three equal instalments across the year (reviewed annually)
Sports Scholarships Supporting talented student athletes (competing to at least junior international level) with sporting and academic development. UK/EU* and International students Between £500 and £3,500 per year,depending on sport and performance level

* Not available to students from Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. EU students are eligible for the fee waiver elements only.