School of Physics and Astronomy UK Undergraduate Scholarships

How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship by visiting the means-tested scholarship page and completing the application form once available (usually available in early march).

Due to a change in process these scholarships will now be offered on the same timeframe as the means tested scholarships with an application deadline of midday 31 May 2024. 

Click here to find out more and apply. 

How are the scholarships awarded? 

The School of Physics and Astronomy UK Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded to applicants based on personal circumstances. There are a limited number of scholarships available. This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful.  

The funding you receive 

  • Up to £12,000 is available. £3,000 in year one and £3,000 in subsequent years, paid in cash instalments, subject to progressing to the next year of study. You will not receive the scholarship for the industrial placement year or study abroad year. 
  • The scholarships do not have to be paid back and are in addition to the financial support you can receive from the government (such as the tuition fee loan or maintenance loan). 

The support you receive 

Access to the Plus Programme which provides access to one-to-one support and advice sessions, group workshops, mentoring opportunities and social events. 

Eligible courses: 

Eligibility and selection criteria  

All of the eligibility and selection criteria are outlined on our means-tested scholarship page.  

Click here to find out more and apply. 

Number of scholarships available

3

Year of entry

2024-25

Internal or external

Internal (funded by the University of Leeds)