Scholarships and Bursaries

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Supporting Your Study

At the University of Lincoln, we believe passionately in the transformative power of higher education. Each year we welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds from all over the world and we offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries which can provide extra financial assistance with the costs of study to eligible students.

Almost half of our new UK undergraduates currently qualify for our University of Lincoln Scholarship, worth £1,500 over three years of study. Our £1,000 Excellence Scholarships recognise outstanding academic achievement of new undergraduates across our four academic Colleges. We also offer an array of scholarships to support suitably qualified international students when they join us at Lincoln and there is support for postgraduate level study too.

Use the search filters on this page to see which of our scholarships and bursaries might be available to you. Please be aware that eligibility may vary depending on your academic background, household income, intended programme of study or nationality. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to withdraw or modify the scholarships and bursaries listed here at any time.



Africa Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Africa. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Africa Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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Alumni Scholarship for Postgraduate Study

For UK/EU students who hold a University of Lincoln undergraduate degree or higher qualification.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Postgraduate (Research)
Home/EU


Who is it for?

UK/EU students who already hold a University of Lincoln undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification that leads to postgraduate study.

When is it Available?

This Scholarship applies to students commencing postgraduate study in academic year 2020/21.

Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is calculated to 20% of tuition fees when you enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's or research programme (MSc, MA, MBA, MRes, MPhil, PhD). This excludes students enrolling on the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Primary/Secondary), and on the Master of Architecture (Part 2) programme *. Students studying online Master's programmes are eligible to receive an alumni scholarship of 10% of the tuition fees.

This scholarship will be offset at enrolment against the tuition fee payments due for each academic year of study.

* University of Lincoln alumni students enrolling on the Master of Architecture (Part 2), MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse – (Adult/Child/Mental Health), MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration), MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) or MSc Social Work programme will not be eligible to a 20% scholarship as detailed above. However, subject to eligibility, students will recieve a £1,000 alumni scholarship payment, for each completed academic year of study, with part-time students eligible for a pro-rata payment. For information on these scholarships please visit the associated course/scholarship page.

Eligibility

  • You will have previously been awarded an undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification that leads to postgraduate study), Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma at the University of Lincoln, confirmed by the University of Lincoln Board of Examiners
  • You will have a student status as either Home or EU
  • You will be enrolled on the University’s student management system on a University of Lincoln postgraduate taught Master’s or Postgraduate research programme, excluding the following programmes
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Primary/Secondary)
    • Master of Architecture Part 2
    • MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse – (Adult/Child/Mental Health)
    • MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)
    • MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)
    • MSc Social Work
  • All tuition fees and payments due to the University in relation to any previous study have been paid in full.

Why not see if we have a course that is right for you - postgraduate programmes.

We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time.


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Blackburn Bursary

The Blackburn Bursary aims to provide extra support for students coming to the University who have previously received local authority care and are defined as ‘care leavers’, as determined in the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


Bursary Amount

The bursary is a set amount of £1,500 paid to eligible students over two instalments during each year of study.

The first instalment of £500 is paid upon approval of application following enrolment. The second instalment of £1,000 is paid upon successful completion of that year of study.

Selection Criteria

Students must be studying for their first degree, have 'home' status, be paying the full tuition fee rate of £9,250 for the academic year and have received local authority care within the five years prior to the start of their course.

How to Apply

Applications for a Blackburn Bursary must be made through the Student Funding Team in the Student Support Centre, who can be contacted by emailing studentfundingteam@lincoln.ac.uk

Please note that you cannot be awarded both the Blackburn Bursary and Foyer/Supported Housing Bursary.

Further information about Support for Care Leavers

Members of our Student Funding Team can offer advice about maximising all income available to you, assistance with funding applications and help in liaising with your Local Authority if needed. If you would like to find out more about the financial help available to you, please contact the Student Funding Team.

Tel: +44 (0)1522 837495
Email: studentfundingteam@lincoln.ac.uk


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Chevening Scholarships

The University of Lincoln are proud to support the Chevening Scholars programme, the UK Government’s international scholarship scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


What are Chevening Scholarships?

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.

Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers from all over the world to develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK.

Selection Criteria and How to Apply

For full details of how to apply for these fully-funded scholarships, please visit the official Chevening Scholarships website.


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Commonwealth Scholarships

The University of Lincoln offers scholarships under the Commonwealth Scholarships Part-funding Arrangement to qualifying Master's and PhD students. For September 2020 entry, this scholarship relates to the MSc Agri-food Technology programme.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Postgraduate (Research)
Overseas


How to Apply

Please visit the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website for more details.


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Egypt Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Egypt Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Egypt. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Egypt Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Egypt
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA score of 65% (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete an International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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Engineering Internships and Bursaries

Global industry leader Siemens offers a number of internship opportunities and bursaries to full-time Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering BEng and MEng students at the University of Lincoln.

Undergraduate
Home/EU
Overseas



Students who successfully complete Level 2 (the second year) of their degree programme can apply for a year-long paid internship with Siemens, which would take place before their final year of study. A limited number of internships are available each year and places are allocated competitively.

Level 3 scholarships (or Level 3 and Level 4 for MEng students) may be awarded to high-achieving students completing the internship programme. The financial package would consist of a payment each term throughout the duration of the bursary paid in three instalments.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be enrolled on the Student Information System on a full-time BEng or MEng University of Lincoln course for the current academic year
  • Students must successfully complete level 2 of the BEng or MEng
  • Eligibility for the internship has been approved by Siemens
  • Attendance whilst at University must not fall below 90 percent per term as recorded on the University’s attendance management system
  • Academic work must not fall below 2:2 level
  • Students who leave voluntarily from the business within a two year period must repay the scholarship on a pro-rata basis
  • Students who voluntarily choose not to accept a position on graduation must repay the scholarship

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Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is available to the very best UK undergraduate applicants joining the University of Lincoln.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


Students who achieve the highest total entry qualifications of all the new entrants within their academic College will be awarded a scholarship of £1,000. Awards will be made for each of the University's four colleges; College of Arts, College of Science, College of Social Science, and Lincoln International Business School.

When is it Available?

2020 entry.

Scholarship Amount

£1,000.00

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be UK citizens
  • Students must be on level 1 of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first time
  • Students must have a student status of Home on the Student Information System.

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Foyer Supported Housing Bursary

The Foyer supported Housing Bursary is for students who enrol at the University who have come directly from living in a Foyer or other supported housing, where they have lived between the ages of 16 to 18. Each year the Foyer Federation inform the University of students who intend to enrol directly from living in a Foyer supported housing.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


Bursary Amount

These Bursaries are funded through the University of Lincoln Financial Assistance Fund. The total award per year is £1,000 which is paid in three termly instalments (subject to attendance checks). Students should apply each year.

How to Apply

There is a short application form which students should complete. Evidence will be needed to demonstrate when they lived in supported housing and any benefits received. Please note that you cannot be awarded both the Blackburn Bursary and Foyer/Supported Housing Bursary.

Please contact studentfundingteam@lincoln.ac.uk for an application form.


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George Major Bursaries

George Major Bursaries aims to provide bursaries for students with disabilities.

Home/EU


Bursary Amount

The bursary is a set amount of £1,000 paid to eligible students.

Selection Criteria

The bursaries will be used to support students who have a life-long illness (see indicative list below although this is not exhaustive) where additional financial support could be used to help a student enjoy a better quality of life and have access to all aspects of their students experience

  • Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • HIV
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Neurodegenerative disease (i.e. multiple sclerosis)
  • Genetic conditions
  • Chronic liver disease
  • Renal disease

How to Apply

The bursaries will be administered by Student Services, who can be contacted by emailing studentfundingteam@lincoln.ac.uk .


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Global Postgraduate Scholarship

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must hold a recognised Bachelor degree with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent. Please note that this scholarship is not available for MPhil/PhD programmes.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For postgraduate programmes commencing in February and September 2020, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Global Postgraduate Scholarships to suitably qualified international students (non-UK/EU).

Scholarship Amount

The Global Postgraduate Scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees during enrolment.

Selection Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must hold a recognised Bachelor degree with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent. Please note that this scholarship is not available for MPhil/PhD programmes.

How to Apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for a Global Postgraduate Scholarship once you have submitted your course application.

Contact

For more information, please contact the International Office: international@lincoln.ac.uk

Additional Information


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Global Undergraduate Scholarships

The Global Undergraduate Scholarship is available to self-funding international students (with overseas fee status), who are entering into the first year of an undergraduate programme. Please note that students progressing from the University of Lincoln International Study Centre are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

Undergraduate
Overseas


Who is it for?

For 2020, the University of Lincoln is delighted to offer Global Undergraduate Scholarships to qualifying international students (non-UK/EU).

Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees during the first year of study.

Selection Criteria

Students must successfully meet the entry requirements for their intended undergraduate degree course at the University of Lincoln.

How to Apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for a Global Undergraduate Scholarship once you have submitted your course application.

For more information, please contact the International Office: international@lincoln.ac.uk

Additional Information


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Hesslewood Children's Trust

Hesslewood Children's Trust aims to provide a number of second year undergraduate students from schools in Kingston upon Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire and Gainsborough and Caistor, with a financial needs bursary.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


Bursary Amount

The bursary is a set amount of £500 paid to eligible students at the beginning of their second year of study.

Selection Criteria

Students must have attended a secondary school in one of the below areas,

Kingston upon Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, or Gainsborough and Caistor.

Students must be under the age of 25 years at the time of receiving the award.

How to Apply

Applications for a Hesslewood Children's Trust Bursary must be made through the Student Funding Team in the Student Support Centre, who can be contacted by emailing studentfundingteam@lincoln.ac.uk .


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India Scholarship

The University of Lincoln India Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across India. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer India Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) India
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum grade 50% overall (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete an International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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Indonesia Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Indonesia Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Indonesia. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Indonesia Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Indonesia
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 2.8 out of 4 (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete an International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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International Alumni Scholarship

For self-funding international (non-UK/EU) students who have previously completed an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research degree from the University of Lincoln.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

The International Alumni Scholarship is an award for international students (non-UK/EU) who have previously been awarded an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research degree from the University of Lincoln and who intend to enrol on a new full-time course at the University of Lincoln in 2020.

Scholarship Amount

The International Alumni Scholarship is valued at £2,000 (deducted from tuition fees).

Selection Criteria

You must have successfully completed an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research degree at the University of Lincoln and be a self-funding international (non-UK/EU) student.

How to Apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for the International Alumni Scholarship once you have submitted your course application.

Additional Information


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Lincoln Alumni Master of Architecture Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Home/EU students holding a University of Lincoln degree when enrolling on the Master of Architecture programme (MArch).

Postgraduate (Taught)
Home/EU


When is it available?

This Scholarship applies to students enrolling on the Master of Architecture (Part two) programme in academic year 2020/21.

Scholarship Amount

£1000 will be paid directly to the student for each year of study for each completed academic year of study, with part-time students eligible for a pro-rata payment.

How to Apply

There is no need to apply, eligible students will receive this scholarship upon enrolling for the Master of Architecture programme.

Eligibility

  • You will have previously completed an undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification that leads to postgraduate study), Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma at the University of Lincoln, confirmed by the University of Lincoln Board of Examiners.
  • You will have a student status of Home or EU
  • You are subject to tuition fees of £9,250 (pro-rata for part-time studies)
  • You will be enrolled on the University’s Student Management System on the Master of Architecture programme (MArch)
  • All tuition fees and payments due to the University in relation to any previous study have been paid in full.

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Lincoln Alumni MSc School of Health and Social Care Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Home/EU and International students holding a University of Lincoln degree when enrolling on one of the following programmes in 2020/21:

  • MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse (Child)
  • MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse (Mental Health)
  • MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)
  • MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

Postgraduate (Taught)
Home/EUOverseas


Scholarship Amount

£1000 will be paid directly to the student for each year of study for each completed academic year of study, with part-time students eligible for a pro-rata payment.

Eligibility

  • You will have previously completed an undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification that leads to postgraduate study), Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma at the University of Lincoln, confirmed by a University of Lincoln Board of Examiners
  • You are subject to tuition fees of £9,250 per year for Home/EU or £14,600 for International (pro-rata for part-time studies)
  • You will be enrolled on the University’s Student Management System on either the MSc Nursing with Registered Nurse (Adult/Child/Mental Health), MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) or MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration) programme
  • All tuition fees and payments due to the University in relation to any previous study have been paid in full.

Please contact admissions@lincoln.ac.uk for further details.


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Lincoln Alumni MSc Social Work Scholarship

This scholarship is available to Home/EU and International students holding a University of Lincoln degree when enrolling on the MSc Social Work (Pre-Qualification) programme.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Home/EUOverseas


Scholarship Amount

£1000 will be paid directly to the student for each year of study for each completed academic year of study, with part-time students eligible for a pro-rata payment.

Eligibility

  • You will have previously completed an undergraduate degree (or equivalent qualification that leads to postgraduate study), Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma at the University of Lincoln, confirmed by a University of Lincoln Board of Examiners.
  • You are subject to tuition fees of £7,700 per year for Home/EU and £14,600 for International (pro-rata for part-time studies)
  • You will be enrolled on the University’s Student Management System on the MSc Social Work programme
  • All tuition fees and payments due to the University in relation to any previous study have been paid in full.

Please contact admissions@lincoln.ac.uk for further details.


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Lincolnshire Applied Social Science Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students who join the Level 1 of the BA (Hons) Applied Social Science degree.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


When is it available?

2020 entry.

Scholarship Amount

£500.

Eligibility Criteria

Prospective students must have permanent residence in Greater Lincolnshire as evidenced from their UCAS application.

Terms and Conditions

The scholarship will be payable to students who are enrolled as of 1 January 2021.


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Medicine Bursary

The University of Lincoln is offering a £500 cash bursary for students joining the BMBS Medicine with a Foundation Year programme (A18L) in September 2020 who meet the below criteria. This bursary is available in the academic year 2020-21 only.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


When is it available?

This bursary is available in the academic year 2020-21 only.

Scholarship Amount

The University of Lincoln is offering a £500 cash bursary for students joining the BMBS Medicine with a Foundation Year programme (A18L) in September 2020 who meet the below criteria.

Selection Criteria

Applicants for this bursary must:

  • Have registered and commenced on the course
  • Have been permanently resident in the Greater Lincolnshire area (as evidenced from UCAS application) prior to taking up a place on the course
  • Fulfil the normal academic requirements of the course.

How to Apply

Applications for this bursary should be made after students have commenced on the programme.

An application form will be made available on the Moodle virtual learning environment or will be available from the Lincoln Medical School administration office in person or by email at medicine@lincoln.ac.uk.

Applications will be reviewed, checked for eligibility, and the outcome confirmed in writing.

The bursary will be paid automatically, in one single instalment by bank transfer. You will receive this payment via the University of Nottingham.

The bursary will be payable at the beginning of the Spring term, subject to satisfactory attendance and academic engagement to the course.

For further information regarding scholarships and bursaries, visit the University of Nottingham scholarship and bursaries pages.

For information regarding tuition fees, visit the University of Nottingham fees and finance pages.


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Pakistan Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Pakistan Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Pakistan. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Pakistan Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Pakistan
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded 60% or more overall from a four year Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a 2:2)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a Pakistan Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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Sports Scholarship

A sports scholarship for all undergraduate and postgraduate students has been established to support up to ten athletes in their pursuit of excellence. This scholarship is available for 2020/21 entrants.

Undergraduate
Postgraduate (Taught)
Postgraduate (Research)
Home/EU


Scholarship Amount

Up to £1,000 each is available to ten individual applicants, per academic year, who meet the eligibility criteria.

Selection Criteria

Students must fulfil the normal academic requirements of their course, participate at a national or international level in a sport recognised by Sport England and be prepared to represent the University of Lincoln in a sporting and ambassadorial role.

Athletes who are eligible to apply and who may be entitled to bursary support must meet the following criteria:

  • You must fulfil the normal academic requirements of the course that you are applying for
  • You would normally participate in a sport that is recognised by Sport England and currently be performing at a National or International level or be able to demonstrate strong evidence that you have the potential to achieve this standard
  • The performer will receive additional benefits that include exercise testing, strength and conditioning, nutritional advice and lifestyle management. 25% of your grant will be allocated to this resource, which will include gym membership of the University’s Sport Centre.

How to Apply

For further information on the Sports Scholarship (MS Word), please email TGee@lincoln.ac.uk‌‌.

The deadline for applications for 2020 entrants is Friday 9th October 2020.

Application form: Sports Bursaries Application Form (MS Word)


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Thai Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Thai Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Thailand. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Thailand Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Thailand
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
  • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4 (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

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The Lincoln 50% Global Scholarship

This scholarship is available to the highest achieving international applicants (non-UK/EU) joining the University of Lincoln in 2020.

Undergraduate
Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

The University of Lincoln is delighted to offer 50% Global Scholarships to international applicants who demonstrate the highest levels of excellence in academia, extracurricular and personal endeavour.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) a country outside of the European Union
  • Already hold an unconditional offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught programme commencing in February or September 2020
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Friday 15th November 2019

For courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate the highest levels of excellence in academia, extracurricular and personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 500 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application within 10 days of the closing date.

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The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship

The Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship recognises exceptional academic ability and commitment in new undergraduate students at the University of Lincoln. It is funded through a generous gift made by the University’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Mary Stuart.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


Who is it for?

Entry is open to all students who are citizens of the UK.

When is it Available?

2020 entry

Scholarship Amount

£9,000

Selection Criteria and Scholarship Details

The University of Lincoln Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship is for £3,000 per year for three years and is for one first year student paying the full tuition fee rate of £9,250. The recipient is selected by the Vice Chancellor from among those awarded the Excellence Scholarships for 2020/21.

  • Student must be a UK citizen
  • Student must be in receipt of the University of Lincoln Excellence Scholarship
  • Student is on level 1 of a full-time undergraduate programme for the first time
  • Student must have a student status of Home on the Student Information System

The recipient will be selected from the recipients of the Excellence Scholarship in 2020/21. The recipient will be selected by the Vice-Chancellor. The recipient will be the student who, in the Vice-Chancellor's opinion, informed by the student’s UCAS personal statement and academic reference, most clearly evidences commitment to their subject discipline and shows the most impressive personal impact on their community.

The scholarship, to the value of £9000, will assist with programme costs whilst studying at the University, and will be paid directly into the student's nominated bank account.

For the winner of the Vice- Chancellor's Scholarship, the following instalments shall be paid:

  • £3,000 is paid in December 2020
  • £3,000 is paid in December of the year in which the student is enrolled on Level 2
  • £3,000 is paid in December of the year in which the student is enrolled on Level 3

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Top-up Scholarship

This scholarship is available to international (non-UK/EU) students who are directly entering year two, or three of a University of Lincoln undergraduate degree course in 2020. The 2019 scholarship applies only to students enrolling onto the final year (advanced entry) of a University of Lincoln Programme of Study, as detailed in previous terms and conditions.

Undergraduate
Overseas


Scholarship Amount

The Top-up Scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees during enrolment.

Selection Criteria

Students must successfully meet the entry requirements for direct entry into year 2 or year 3 of their intended undergraduate degree course at the University of Lincoln. This Scholarship is only available at the year of entry.

How to Apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. You will automatically be considered for an Undergraduate Top-up Scholarship once you have submitted your course application.

Contact

To find out more information about the International Top-up Scholarship, please contact the International Office: international@lincoln.ac.uk

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Turkey Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Turkey Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Turkey. For September 2020 and February 2021 intakes the scholarship is valued at £5,000. This scholarship is not available for February 2020 entry.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in September 2020 and February 2021 the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Turkey Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Turkey
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught commencing in February 2020, September 2020 or February 2021
  • Have been awarded 2.5/4 GPA or more from a Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate excellence in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

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University of Lincoln Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Scholarship is for UK students whose household income is less than £45,875/year.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


2020 Scholarship Amount

Students in receipt of a full or partial Maintenance Loan and with a household income of less than £45,875 will be awarded a scholarship of £500 for each year (up to three years) of study. Each award of £500 will be paid in three instalments across the academic year, subject to satisfactory attendance.

Eligibility

Student must be in receipt of a full or partial Maintenance Loan and have a household income of less than £45,875

Must be paying tuition fees of £9,250.

Students must not have previously completed university-level education. All support packages are subject to the University's usual entry terms and conditions.

How to Apply

You do not need to make an application for the University of Lincoln Scholarship. We use the assessment carried out by your funding authority in order to ascertain the household income levels which determine the amount of scholarship you are awarded. In order for us to see this data, when you apply for your student finance you and your sponsors must allow their information to be shared. If eligible, you will be notified of your scholarship amount and the payment dates in late October/early November 2020.


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Uruguay PhD Scholarship

This programme consists of full three-year PhD scholarships for citizens of Uruguay, which covers University fees and a subsistence bursary.

Postgraduate (Research)
Overseas


Who is it for?

A new programme of scholarships to conduct PhD studies in Life Sciences has recently been agreed between the University of Lincoln and the Uruguay National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII - Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación). This programme consists of full three-year PhD scholarships for citizens of Uruguay only, which cover University fees and a subsistence bursary.

Within the Life Sciences, funding will be awarded to applicants working on the following areas of research (broadly defined – please contact potential supervisors in these fields to discuss projects in more details):

  • Environmental Sciences and Climate Change Biology
  • Conservation of Biodiversity
  • Evolution and Ecology
  • Biomedicine
  • Macroecology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Molecular Nanotechnology
  • Biophysics
  • Clinical and Veterinary Animal Behaviour
  • Animal Welfare
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Application Process and Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of Uruguay
  • Have already obtained a BSc (or equivalent) degree in an area relevant to the research fields described above. A minimum of a UK equivalent to a 2:1 award is required to enter the application process
  • The applications must include a copy of the applicant's CV and a one page research statement describing research interests, ambition and briefly outline a research project
  • The deadline for submissions is 22 April 2020, at 14:00 (UYT)
  • Full details are available here

For additional information regarding this scholarship please contact:

Email: Prof. Fernando Montealegre-Zapata
Telephone: +44(0)1522 835460

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Vietnam Scholarship

The Lincoln Vietnam Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Vietnam.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Vietnam Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Vietnam and have not previously studied in the UK within the last year
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught or Master's by Research programme commencing in February or September 2020
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 6.5 out of 10. (equivalent to a 2:2 in the UK)
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to intscholarships@lincoln.ac.uk. It is important that we receive your application by 4pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information


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