Levels: Bachelor, Master
Tuition: Partial coverage
Finaid max: 1000  GBP
Variable
Duration max:  months

We offer a number of scholarship opportunities to support and reward undergraduates who have the potential to be an outstanding student. If you are a UK or EU student you may also be able to receive government support to help towards your tuition fees and living costs.

Head of School Excellence Scholarship (Faculty of Biology) scholarship is available to International students that meet the requirements of their offer and are able to demostrate an interest for their chosen subject i.e experience or achievements gained from education, sporting, volunteering or professional via supporting statement on the application form.

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, Sint-Estatius and Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
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  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
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  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Eland Islands
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • Faroe Islands
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  • French Southern Territories
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  • Gambia
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  • Ghana
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  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
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  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands
  • Holy See (Vatican City State)
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
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  • Ireland
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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  • Luxembourg
  • Macao
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  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
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  • Maldives
  • Mali
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  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
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  • Moldova, Republic of
  • Monaco
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  • Montserrat
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  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
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  • Nauru
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  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
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  • Nigeria
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  • Norway
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  • Qatar
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  • Rwanda
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  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
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  • Samoa
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  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
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  • Serbia
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  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Sint-Maarten
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
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  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • South Ossetia
  • Southern Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Maarten
  • Sudan
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  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
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  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands, British
  • Virgin Islands, U.S.
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Bio & Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedicine
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Life Sciences, Medicine & Health

Finaid max: 1000  GBP

Quota: Variable

£1,000 towards the cost of tuition.

£1,000 towards the cost of tuition. If you are in receipt of any other University of Leeds scholarship you are still eligible for this award.

The Faculty of Biological Sciences has a long established reputation in delivering research-led student education with a strong suite of programmes covering the biological sciences with a continued portfolio development being informed by an active Industrial Advisory Board. Our teaching and research is delivered via three schools; School of Biology, School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

We are a leading faculty within the life sciences in terms of our research power, subject diversity and interdisciplinarity for example through our contributions to the internationally renowned Astbury Centre, medical research and emerging Global Food and Environment Institute.

Who is eligible

All international applicants who have meet the academic entry requirements and have been offered a place on any of our Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught Masters courses.

Conditions 

  • Award of this scholarship is subject to the demonstration of academic excellence and work experience on the application form.
  • Hold either a conditional or unconditional offer for one of the Faculty of Biological Sciences Undergraduate or Postgraduate Taught Masters courses commencing in September 2019.
  • You must be self-funding, full time, classified as international for tuition fee purposes.
  • Applicants in receipt of any other University of Leeds scholarship are still eligible for this award.

How are the scholarships awarded?

This scholarship is available to International students that meet the requirements of their offer and are able to demostrate an interest for their chosen subject i.e experience or achievements gained from education, sporting, volunteering or professional via supporting statement on the application form.

How to apply

  • Download the application (can be found on the website)
  • Applicants must complete all sections of the application form.
  • Applicants will be asked to supply a supporting statement as part of the application where you can demonstrate why you think you are a suitable candidate for this scholarship.

We offer a wide range of specialised and broad-based degree courses covering the spectrum of life sciences

  • Biochemistry (MBiol, BSc)
  • Biological Sciences (MBiol, BSc)
  • Biology (MBiol, BSc)
  • Biology with Enterprise (MBiol, BSc)
  • Biotechnology with Enterprise (MBiol, BSc)
  • Ecology and Conservation Biology (MBiol, BSc)
  • Genetics (MBiol, BSc)
  • Human Physiology (MBiol, BSc)
  • Medical Biochemistry (MBiol, BSc)
  • Medical Microbiology (BSc)
  • Medical Sciences (MBiol, BSc)
  • Microbiology (MBiol, BSc)
  • Neuroscience (MBiol, BSc)
  • Pharmacology (MBiol, BSc)
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences (MSci, BSc)
  • Sports Science and Physiology (MSci, BSc)
  • Zoology (MBiol, BSc)

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