University scholarships and funds
Information about funding you may be able to access to help you with your studies. Find out about the Leeds Hardship fund, Leeds Bursary and Leeds Financial Support.
Leeds Financial Support and Leeds Bursary are for undergraduates only. The Leeds Hardship Fund applies to higher education students who meet other criteria.
Leeds Hardship Fund
A fund to assist students facing financial hardship. Applications will be assessed according to University procedures. Awards will be made only in cases of genuine hardship, and where funding cannot be obtained from other sources (eg statutory student funding, savings or financial help from family).
The Leeds Bursary is only available to undergraduates who started their course between 1 August 2006 and 1 August 2012. There's no need to apply - if you qualify we'll email your University account.
Leeds Financial Support
Many undergraduates starting their courses after September 2012 can get Leeds Financial Support. Find out about eligibility and if you need to apply for the support.
Centrally funded postgraduate maintenance payments
If you receive a centrally-funded scholarship administered by the Postgraduate Scholarships Office, then details of your payments will be outlined in your scholarship award or renewal letter.
Funding for postgraduate researchers
There are a wide range of funding sources available to help support you while you're undertaking a postgraduate degree at Leeds.
International Leeds Hardship Fund
The primary purpose of the International Leeds Hardship Fund (ILHF) is to assist students facing particular financial hardship to continue to participate in Higher Education and reach a successful outcome and completion of the academic year.
School/Faculty funded postgraduate maintenance payments
All student school/faculty funded postgraduate maintenance payments (excluding reimbursement of expenses and payment for work done) are administered by the Student Education Service, Student Finance (Funding) team following a request from your schools authorised signatory.