Monday, January 15, 2018

Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships in UK at University of Leeds

Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for Post Graduate International students to study in the United Kingdom (UK). The University of Leeds is accepting applications for its Doctoral Scholarships. There are a number of fully funded places for 2018 entry, available across all disciplines.

The University of Leeds is a Russell Group university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, established in 1831. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College.

For 2017-18, Leeds is ranked nationally between 10th and 14th (The Guardian; The Complete University Guide). Internationally, the university is ranked as the 32nd best in Europe and globally ranked 93rd in the 2016-17 QS World University Rankings. Leeds was ranked top three in the UK and top 20 in the world for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016),

Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available for pursuing postgraduate research programme, preferably PhD.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded available across all disciplines.

Scholarship Benefits: Successful applicants will receive full payment to cover their University tuition fees up to three years, along with a maintenance grant matching the Research Council UK rate (£14,553 for 2017/18).

Number of Scholarships: Varies

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: UK/EU and International students can apply for these scholarships.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible you must:


  • Be a UK/EU or International fee-paying applicant
  • Have achieved at least a First Class (1) Honours degree or equivalent at undergraduate level
  • Meet the English language requirements of your programme of study if English is not your first language (UK/EU applicants – prior to or at registration; international applicants – by the relevant scholarship deadline)
  • Not have already been awarded or be currently studying for a doctoral degree
  • Not already be in receipt of a doctoral scholarship
  • Have applied for a research degree and be in receipt of a student ID number

English Language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Application Procedure

To apply for a centrally funded research scholarship at the University of Leeds, you need to:

Stage 1 – First of all apply for a research place of study by completing a study application form and once you have received your 9 digit student ID number move onto stage two.

Stage 2 – Apply for scholarships by working your way through the questions on this form.

You will be asked questions on the following:

  • Contact details
  • English Language qualifications (if relevant)
  • Nationality and residency
  • Qualifications
  • Area of study
  • Employment history, publications, prizes etc
  • Further information – eg how did you find out about the scholarship

How to Apply

The mode of the application process for this scholarship is onlinee.

Online Application   or  Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

Application deadline: Engineering: January 12, 2018, Arts, Humanities and Cultures; Biological Sciences; Environment; Mathematics and Physical Sciences; Medicine and Health: March 9, 2018, and Business; Education, Social Sciences and Law: June 1, 2018


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