Head of School UK Excellence Scholarship

Further information

The Head of School UK Excellence Scholarship supports UK students to fulfil their academic potential and progress to a full-time Masters degree in the School of Sociology and Social Policy. 

These competitive scholarships are awarded to particularly deserving candidates in the form of a 25% deduction of the full tuition fee. 

Full Eligibility Criteria

Eligible courses 

Eligibility criteria 

To be considered for this scholarship you must: 

  • be classified as UK (Home) student for fee purposes  

  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer for a 2024/25 Masters degree included in the eligible courses list  

  • demonstrate an excellent previous academic track record 

  • demonstrate the potential to contribute to the academic and cultural life of the School  


  • Scholarship offers cannot be deferred. 

  • Applicants to online degrees or blended learning / hybrid degrees are not eligible for this scholarship. 

  • If your scholarship application is successful you must confirm acceptance within two weeks of notification of the award.  

  • You must commence your study with us by registering no later than within two weeks of the agreed registration date. 

How to apply 

Apply by completing the online form. Please note that you will require your University of Leeds Application ID to proceed.

We advise that you prepare your statement in a Word document first, then copy and paste the text into the relevant field of the online form. 

Application outcome 

Successful applicants will be notified of their scholarship offer by email within four weeks of the closing date. If you have not heard from us by this point unfortunately you have not been successful.