Scholarships and Bursaries

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Supporting Your Study

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship can vary.



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 2018/19.

Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is calculated to 25% of tuition fees when you enrol on a University of Lincoln taught Master's or research programme (MSc, MA, MBA, MRes, MPhil, PhD). This includes students enrolling on the Master of Architecture International programme but excludes students enrolling on the Master of Architecture (Part 2) programme *.

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

* UK/EU University of Lincoln alumni students enrolling on Master of Architecture (Part 2) will not be eligible to a 25% scholarship as detailed above. However, alumni enrolled full-time on the Master of Architecture (and subject to tuition fees of £9,250) will be eligible for a £1,000 Lincoln Alumni Master of Architecture scholarship payment, 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 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 Master of Architecture Part 2)
  • All tuition fees and payments due to the University in relation to any previous study have been paid in full.

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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

To be eligible for a Chevening Scholarship you must:

  • Be a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country
  • Commit to work in your home country for at least two years after completing your Master's degree
  • Have an undergraduate degree that will enable you to gain entry to a post-graduate programme at a UK university. This is typically equivalent to an upper second-class 2:1 honours degree in the UK
  • Have at least two years’ work experience
  • Apply to three different eligible UK university courses and have received an unconditional offer from one of these choices by 12 July 2018
  • Meet the Chevening English language requirement by 12 July 2018
  • Full details of eligibility criteria and eligible countries are available on the Chevening Scholarships website.

How to Apply

Applications for 2018/2019 Chevening Scholarships and most Fellowships are now closed, and will reopen in August 2018 for opportunities to study in the UK in 2019/2020.

For further information regarding the alternative scholarships programmes on offer here at the University of Lincoln, please email: international@lincoln.ac.uk


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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.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Postgraduate (Research)
Overseas


How to Apply

Please visit the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission website for more details.


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Engineering Bursaries

Global industry leader Siemens offers a significant number of generous bursaries to full-time Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering BEng and MEng applicants who make the University of Lincoln their first choice institution through UCAS.

Undergraduate
Home/EU
Overseas


The nature of these financial packages change each year, but could include a payment each term throughout the course of study to cover living costs, as well as the opportunity to take paid summer work placements with Siemens.

Example Payments

Year 1 - £4620 – paid in three instalments

Year 2 - £5280 – paid in three instalments

Year 3 - £5940 – paid in three instalments

How to Apply

Students apply as normal through UCAS to the University of Lincoln for one of the BEng or MEng Mechanical Engineering or Electical Engineering courses. When you receive an offer to study with us, accept it as your 'conditional firm' choice. You will then receive an application form for the scholarship and an invitation to a Siemens assessment day.

For further information, please contact Angela Borman by email angela.borman@siemens.com or call +44 (0) 7808 825172.

Engineering Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Students must complete a 12 week work placement during the summer break.

Registration with the IMechE or IET whilst on placement and satisfactory completion of quarterly report.

Attendance whilst at University must not fall below 90 percent per term.

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


When is it Available?

2018 entry.

Scholarship Amount

£1,000.00

Selection Criteria

To be considered you must be a UK citizen.

The 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.

The best entry qualifications are defined as the greatest number of tariff points achieved by a successful applicant in one examination sitting. Tariff points can come from any A Level or BTEC qualifications.

For example, if AAAB at A-Level (184 points) is the best entry tariff achieved in one sitting across our new entrant population in the College of Science, then all students within that College who achieve 184 points will be awarded the Excellence Scholarship of £1,000.

How to Apply

Apply to the University of Lincoln through UCAS. You should have met the conditions of your offer and have made the University of Lincoln your firm choice institution, through UCAS, by 30 June 2018.


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Egypt Scholarship

Each year, the University of Lincoln awards a number of merit-based, subject-specific and country focused scholarships to high-achieving students from around the world.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For 2018, 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 an Egyptian citizen
  • 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 September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors 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 an Egypt 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application closing date.

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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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Ghana Scholarship

The University of Lincoln awards a number of merit-based, subject-specific and country-focused scholarships to high achieving students from around the world.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

For 2018, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Ghana Scholarships to high achieving 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 Ghanaian citizen
  • 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 January, February or September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors 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 Ghana 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application closing date.

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Global Postgraduate Merit 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 September 2018 and January / February 2019, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Global Postgraduate Merit Scholarships to suitably qualified international students.

Scholarship Amount

The Global Postgraduate Merit 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 Merit 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 scholarship is available to self-funding international (non-UK/EU) students with overseas fee status entering the University of Lincoln at level 1 of an undergraduate degree course. Please note students progressing from the university of Lincoln international study centre are not eligible for this scholarship.

Undergraduate
Overseas


Who is it for?

For the 2018/19 academic year, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Global Undergraduate Scholarships to qualifying international students.

Scholarship Amount

The scholarship is valued at £2,000 which will be deducted from the first year (level 1) of tuition fees.

Selection Criteria

Students must successfully meet the entry requirements for an 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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India Scholarship

The University of Lincoln India Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across India. For 2018, the scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

Each year, the University of Lincoln award a number of merit based, subject specific and country focused scholarships to high-achieving students from around the world.

In celebration of the growing achievements of our Indian student community, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer India Scholarships to high achieving applicants in 2018. 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 an Indian citizen
  • 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 September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors 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 an India 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application closing date.

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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 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.

Scholarship Amount

£2,000 (deducted from programme fees).

Selection Criteria

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

How to Apply

You do not need to apply separately for this scholarship as your application will automatically be considered.

Contact

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

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 2018/19.

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.

Selection Criteria

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

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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MSc Sport Science: Applied Sport Science Bursary

Up to three Applied Sport Science Bursaries will be offered to exceptional students enrolling on MSc Sport Science for the 2018/19 academic year.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas
Home/EU



The School of Sport and Exercise Science collaborates with local and national organisations and individuals, providing expert sport science support. The School is able to utilise their state-of-the-art Human Performance Centre and strength and conditioning facilities to deliver guidance in activities such as improving the performance of Olympic athletes and running educational workshops for local teams or schools..

Students are encouraged to become involved in the delivery of this support in order to gain the skills and experience that are crucial for successfully pursuing a career in applied sport science.

Due to the rapid expansion of the School’s external consultancy activities, the opportunity has arisen for selected MSc Sport Science students to receive a bursary whilst studying to build a diverse portfolio of applied work in various disciplines including sports psychology, physiology, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, nutrition and performance analysis.

What opportunities will be available?

Bursary recipients will be invited to contribute to, and will have the potential to lead, the delivery of applied consultancy with external groups and laboratory support within the Human Performance Centre. The precise roles available will depend upon the recipient’s area(s) of expertise and the opportunities that arise during the academic year. In recent years specialised areas of sport have included kayaking, figure skating, triathlon, football, cycling, running, canoeing, golf, cricket, weightlifting and multisports.

Bursary Value

£1,500, to be paid in three instalments over the course of the year. This bursary can be paid in addition to any other scholarships that the student receives.

How to Apply

Applications are now open. Please email a one-page cover letter and CV (maximum two pages) to Dr Sandy Willmott at swillmott@lincoln.ac.uk by the close of day on July 31st 2018. Short-listed candidates may be asked to attend a subsequent interview in person or via Skype.

Contact

If you have any questions about the bursary, or would like to know more about MSc Sport Science or the applied sport science activities being undertaken by the School of Sport and Exercise Science, please contact Dr Sandy Willmott at swillmott@lincoln.ac.uk or +44 (0)1522 886651.


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Nigeria Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Nigeria Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Nigeria. For 2018, the scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

Each year, the University of Lincoln award a number of merit based, subject specific and country focused scholarships to high-achieving students from around the world.

For 2018, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Nigeria 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 Nigerian citizen
  • 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 September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors 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 Nigeria 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application closing date.

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Santander International Scholarships

The University of Lincoln are proud to be among more than 1,200 higher education institutions around the world who are part of the Santander Universities network. As a member, the University of Lincoln in conjunction with Santander Bank, are delighted to offer a range of funding for projects and initiatives including international scholarships, mobility awards and research grants.

Undergraduate
Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas
Home/EU


Who is it for?

The University of Lincoln International Office are delighted to award four Santander International Scholarships to high achieving students from select countries. For 2018, the scholarships are designed to reward applicants who demonstrate high standards of academic excellence alongside personal and extracurricular endeavour.

For programmes commencing in September 2018, scholarship applications are invited from high achieving students from the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and the USA.

Scholarship Amount

The Santander International Scholarship is valued at £5,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees during the first year of enrolment.

Selection Criteria

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

  • Be a citizen of one of the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ghana, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay or the USA
  • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate taught course of study commencing in September 2018
  • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates with the highest academic qualifications / demonstration of personal and extracurricular endeavour.

Application Process

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a Santander 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 Friday 1 June 2018.

Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application 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 2018/19 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 2018 entrants is Friday 12th October 2018.

Application form: Sports Bursaries Application Form (MS Word)


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Thailand Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Thai Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Thailand. For 2018, the scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

Each year, the University of Lincoln award a number of merit based, subject specific and country focused scholarships to high-achieving students from around the world.

In celebration of the growing achievements of our Thai student community, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Thai Scholarships to high achieving applicants in 2018. 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 Thai citizen
  • 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 September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors degree from a recognised university with a minimum grade GPA of 2.5 out of 4 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 Thai 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application 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?

2018 entry

Scholarship Amount

£9,000 (+ £1,000 Excellence Scholarship)

Selection Criteria

A single overall winner will be selected from among all the University of Lincoln’s Excellence Scholarship winners for the year of entry. In combination with the Excellence Scholarship, the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship winner will receive a total of £10,000 over three years.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship will be awarded to a student selected by the Vice-Chancellor 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.

How to Apply

Entry for this scholarship is automatic for all applicants who are UK citizens.

To be considered you must have applied to the University of Lincoln through UCAS. You should have met the conditions of your offer and have made the University of Lincoln your firm choice institution, through UCAS, by 30 June 2018.

Terms and Conditions


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Undergraduate Top-up Scholarships

This scholarship is available to international (non-UK/EU) students with overseas fee status who are directly entering year three of a University of Lincoln undergraduate degree course (top-up course).

Undergraduate
Overseas


Scholarship Amount

The Undergraduate Top-up Scholarship is valued at £1,000 which will be deducted from tuition fees during enrolment.

Selection Criteria

Students must successfully meet the entry requirements for direct entry into year 3 of an 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 an Undergraduate Top-up Scholarship once you have submitted your course application.

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

Additional Information

As part of your scholarship award, there are certain International Scholarships Terms and Conditions (PDF) that you will need to meet.

Please note that University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice.

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


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University of Lincoln Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Scholarship is for UK students whose household income is less than £40,000/year.

Undergraduate
Home/EU


2018 Scholarship Amount

Students with a household income of less than £40,000 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

Household income below £40,000.

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 2018.


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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
  • As part of the application process the applicant must complete and submit their application to the University of Lincoln using our online application system.
  • 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 15th March 2018, at 2pm Uruguay time
  • Full details are available here

For additional information regarding this scholarship please contact:

Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Email: DPincheiraDonoso@lincoln.ac.uk
Telephone +44(0)1522 835025

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Vietnam Merit Scholarship

The University of Lincoln Vietnam Merit Scholarship is aimed at supporting high achieving postgraduate students from across Vietnam. For 2018, the scholarship is valued at £5,000.

Postgraduate (Taught)
Overseas


Who is it for?

Each year, the University of Lincoln award a number of merit based, subject specific and country focused scholarships to high achieving students from around the world.

In celebration of the growing achievements of our Vietnamese student community, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Vietnam Merit Scholarships to high achieving applicants in 2018. 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 Vietnamese citizen
  • 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 September 2018
  • Have been awarded a Bachelors degree from a recognised university with a minimum GPA of 7.0 out of 10 or 2.8 out of 4 (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 Vietnam 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 2018:
Round 1: Friday 20 April
Round 2: Friday 25 May
Round 3: Friday 22 June

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who meet / exceed the criteria listed above for the award. Upon close of the scholarship deadline, a panel will meet to assess each scholarship application carefully and will endeavour to notify all candidates of a decision within 10 days of the application closing date.

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