Head of School Excellence Scholarship - School of Physics and Astronomy

How to apply

No application necessary. You will automatically be considered for this scholarship.


You must be new to the University, enter onto Level 1 and be classified as UK for tuition fee purposes and not in receipt of any other School of Physics and Astronomy award.

You must achieve a yearly attainment percentage of 70% or above (to include all compulsory modules) with all modules passed at the first attempt. The scholarship will be withheld in a year if you fail to achieve 70%, but will be reinstated the following year if your performance recovers to 70% or over. £1,000 will be awarded per year of study.

You won’t receive the scholarship for the industrial placement year or study abroad year.

If you’ve successfully completed a foundation year course at the University of Leeds you’ll also be eligible for this scholarship.

This scholarship includes all courses parented by the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Year of entry


Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)