President's Postgraduate Scholarship, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Publish Date: Oct 24, 2016

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

Scholarship details

Maximum number of scholarships available: 50
Value of Scholarship: £3,500
Application deadline: There will be two deadlines for the consideration of applications during the year. If you receive an offer to study before 10 March 2017, the deadline to apply for a scholarship is 31 March 2017. If you receive your offer after this date, the deadline is 31 July 2017.
Criteria: Academic Merit

This scholarship is for new international (non-EU) students on a full-time, taught, campus-based Masters course starting in September or October.

This scholarship is open to applicants who already have an offer (conditional or unconditional) to study for a Masters degree programme at the University.

You cannot combine this scholarship with a full scholarship (for tuition fees and living costs) from any other source. You are able to receive only one partial scholarship from the University. If you have a partial scholarship from other sources you will still be considered for the President's Postgraduate Scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded in the form of a reduction in tuition fees.

Students who meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship but are unsuccessful with their application, will automatically be considered for the Head of College Scholarship Scheme. There is no need to make a separate application.

To apply for the scholarship, please complete the application form and return to:

Mail: Scholarship Applications, International Office, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK.

Postgraduate applications

1. Choose a course

Browse our postgraduate courses to ensure you are comfortable with the course content and entry requirements.

Masters Degrees
Research Degrees
Once you have found the course you are interested in you can use the contact information to find out more or visit the Department website.

2. Gather supporting documents before completing your application form

You will need to provide the following documents in support of your application:

  • Academic qualifications and transcripts
  • Personal statement/research proposal
  • Two completed references (one must be academic) OR names and contact details of two people from whom we can request references (one must be an academic referee).
  • Proof of English language competency (if your first language is not English)
  • The more documentation that you are able to provide, the quicker the decision making process will be. You can upload electronic versions of your supporting documentation.

3. Apply directly to the University

You can apply online for all distance learning and most campus-based courses using the ‘Apply Now’ link at the bottom of each course page.

Please note: applications for Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) should be made to the Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology.

4. Complete the Application form

Register as a 'New User' (button on right hand side of page) or log in using your existing details.

Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the application form and upload supporting documents. You can save your part-completed application and return to it later. Please make sure you click the submit button to complete your application. Once you have submitted your application, you will not be able to make any changes.

You will receive an email to conform that we have received your application.

Distance Learning courses have a different application process.
PGCE applicants should apply through UCASTT.
If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office for details of how to apply by post:

+44 (0)116 252 5381


There is no doubt that studying for a postgraduate qualification can help your career prospects. Whether you’re just starting out, an experienced professional or a career changer we have the resources and people to help you.

Our Career Development Service is here to support you in all of this. They are the first port of call for career tips and online resources. Their website has information about our services and events, as well as examples for your CV, covering letter, personal statement, application form, and even your LinkedIn profile. You'll have access to top tips for interviews and resources to practice psychometric tests, including in-depth personalised feedback on how you can improve your results. You'll also be able to book an appointment for one-to-one advice or interview preparation at any time.

In addition, our in-house recruitment consultancy, Unitemps, can help you to find part-time work to fit around your studies which will help you to build up your CV and gain valuable experience.

We want you to follow your passion. So whether you want to make a difference in the voluntary sector, reach the top in high-flying business or be the next big thing in media, there are programmes and activities here at Leicester that can support you in getting the skills, experiences and exposure you need.

MyCareers - our online careers platform

You will be automatically registered on MyCareers when you arrive at Leicester. This is where you can book appointments with our careers advisers and search for activities and graduate roles. All you need to do is activate it and update your preferences. Activation takes a couple of minutes and asks you what sort of activities you are interested in hearing more about. Once you've done this you can start planning your career, whether you need to get your CV or cover letter checked or book a guidance appointment.

Face-to-face appointments

Beyond our excellent online facilities, you'll be able to book and appointment with one of our careers advisers which can cover application coaching, general careers guidance, mock interviews or business start up coaching. You'll be able to choose the most appropriate appointment for you depending on where you are in your career journey.

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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