Full Postgraduate Scholarships

Full Postgraduate Scholarship

As part of our ongoing University commitment to Europe, Leicester Castle Business School is pleased to announce a postgraduate scholarship for European Union students (including those domiciled within the Schengen area) for January 2018 study.

Our Full Postgraduate Scholarship which will cover the total value of the course fee will be awarded to one outstanding student domiciled in the European Union or the Schengen area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) and will cover the cost of the course tuition fee for January 2018 intake. Students are to have excelled academically, completed an application statement and must have an offer of admission for any one of our eligible Leicester Castle Business School full-time postgraduate programmes. Award of this scholarship is through an application and selection process.

The scholarship also includes an additional £5,000 which can be used towards assistance with accommodation and living costs.
The closing date for this scholarship is midnight (GMT) Thursday 30th November 2017 and is for study starting in January 2018.

Minimum entry requirement
An offer of admission from Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University
Domiciled within the European Union or the Schengen area.

Application process
To apply, please complete the scholarship application web form.
The maximum 500 word statement should cover the following points:

  • Why you should be awarded the scholarship.
  • Your understanding of and passion for your chosen area of study.
  • How you would make a positive contribution to Leicester Castle Business School during your studies.
  • How a Leicester Castle Business School programme would benefit you in the future

Closing date
All applications should be submitted by midnight (GMT) Thursday 30th November 2017 for January 2018 study. The successful recipient of the scholarship will be notified in writing no later than Friday 15th December 2017. Please ensure that you have received an offer of admission before applying for this scholarship.

Terms and conditions

  • This scholarship is only available to students domiciled within the European Union or the Schengen area.
  • All applications must be made through the online scholarships web form by midnight of the published closing date. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
  • The student awarded the scholarship will be notified in writing. The award of this scholarship is at the discretion of the selection panel.
  • An offer of admission must have been received in order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  • The scholarship is valid only for entry into the January 2018 intake – scholarships cannot be deferred by the applicant.
  • Students receiving this discount will not be eligible for any additional scholarships or discounts. If a student is also eligible for another scholarship, he or she will only receive the higher value scholarship.
  • The scholarship also includes an additional £5,000 which can be used towards assistance with accommodation and living costs. This will be paid in instalments.
  • The Global MBA and all full-time Leicester Castle Business School MSc and MA programmes are eligible for this scholarship. The Executive MBA and PGCert in Professional Coaching are excluded from this Scholarship.
  • Applicants who have already completed a postgraduate course with DMU will not be eligible for the scholarship.
  • Distance learning and part-time students are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • No cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to another recipient.
  • Only fully self-funded students are entitled to apply for this scholarship.
  • The scholarship will be forfeited if the student defers entry, withdraws his or her application or does not enrol. If a student is found to be in breach of the student regulations the university is entitled to immediately suspend a scholarship.
  • By accepting this award, the student also accepts to participate in any university publicity or promotion as required.
  • Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the University.
  • De Montfort University (DMU) and Leicester Castle Business School (LCBS) reserve the right to review or withdraw the scholarship up to the point of enrolment if the applied for course is no longer run. The student will be informed in advance of this decision at the earliest opportunity.
  • Where a student terminates or interrupts their studies, prior to the completion of their course, both the tuition fees and the scholarship will be apportioned pro-rata, based on the student’s last date of attendance.
  • Applicants must have no outstanding debt to the university prior to receiving the award.
  • Any scholarship payment made by DMU in error OR paid as a result of false information submitted by the student will be recovered repayable by the student.