The Vice Chancellor's Scholarship

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Mode of Study


Application Required


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.

Who is it for?

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

When is it Available?

2020 entry

Scholarship Amount


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.

Additional Information

Further information regarding this scholarship can be found within the Terms and Conditions for the University's Bursaries and Scholarships (PDF).