Faculty Research Scholarships (fees-only) 2015-16

Lancaster University

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Awards will be made in the form of a fee waiver.
  • Award type:
    • Academic excellence
  • Award coverage:
  • Tuition fees
  • Award level:
  • All
  • Subject area:
  • Art and Design Social Sciences
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 3 Academic years

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to be able offer a number of Faculty Scholarships (fees-only)to outstanding UK/ EU applicants wishing to undertake a Masters programme followed a PhD programme within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Awards will be made in the form of a fee waiver. Awards will be made for four years, subject to satisfactory progress, and pro-rata for part-time programmes. These awards are administered by individual departments. Applicants wishing to be considered for these awards should contact their prospective department for details of the applications process. All applicants must already hold an offer of a place to study in any department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and should be due to commence their Masters' studies during the 2015-16 academic year. Applicants may only apply for an award for a programme on which they are not already registered. The terms of the award are as follows: Award holders must be registered on a Masters programme in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Where an applicant has been made a Conditional Offer of a place on a programme, any award made will be conditional upon the conditions being met. Scholarships will not be paid to holders of UK Research Council studentships, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Studentships, or the equivalent thereof. The Faculty reserves the right to withhold the unpaid portion of any bursary in the event that the holder succeeds in securing alternative external funding at any time during the period covered by the award. Awards are made subject to continuing satisfactory progress as a Masters student and may be withdrawn at any time if progress is deemed to be unsatisfactory. This award must be taken up in the year in which it is awarded, and applicants who wish to defer the start of their studies will not be able to retain the award.Students holding this award and wishing to interrelate during their studies must apply in writing to the Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies for permission to do so, in addition to seeking the permission of their Head of Department.

Awards from this institution

Academic Scholarship
2000 £2000 for the first year of study for 1 Academic year
Access Scholarship
1000 £1000 per year for 1 Academic year
Peel Trust Studentship
2500 Up to an individual maximum of £2500.
International Innovation Bursaries and Scholarships
16000 £16,000 bursary for living costs over the duration of their programme. An additional £2000 scholarship will be awarded to 11 students entering the programme in 2015.
Data Science Scholarships
3415 £3,415 (UK & EU applicants) and £4,000 (Overseas applicants)
Programme bursary for all students
16000 £16,000 tax-free bursary over the two years to help with living costs.
Alumni Loyalty Scholarship
20% fee reduction for 1st Class Hons degree holders; 10% fee reduction for 2:1 Hons degree holders