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Here at the University of Central Lancashire, we want our students to excel no matter what their background, and we have a number of Scholarships and Bursaries available to support students whilst studying with us . Bursaries are awarded depending on household income, whilst Scholarships are available for a number of areas, and are based on academic excellence. Details of our Bursaries and Scholarships can be found below, including eligibility information and how to apply.

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Foundation Entry
 

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Foundation Year Bursary

For students starting a 4 or 5 year Undergraduate Degree programme who begin the Foundation Year in 2017/18.

For students starting a 4 or 5 year Undergraduate Degree programme who begin the Foundation Year in 2017/18.

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Foundation Year Travel Bursary

For UK students studying the Foundation Year of their degree programme.

For UK students studying the Foundation Year of their degree programme.

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Harris Bursary Fund

Harris Bursary Fund was established as a charitable fund through the University of Central Lancashire Foundation.

Harris Bursary Fund was established as a charitable fund through the University of Central Lancashire Foundation.

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Undergraduate
 

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UCLan Financial Bursary

The UCLan Financial Bursary is financial support offered to students from low income households.

The UCLan Financial Bursary is financial support offered to students from low income households.

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Sports Scholarships

A range of Sports Scholarships aimed at supporting both individual and team performance.

A range of Sports Scholarships aimed at supporting both individual and team performance.

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Care Leavers Bursary

For students who may need a little extra assistance, because they are from care or estranged from their parents.

For students who may need a little extra assistance, because they are from care or estranged from their parents.

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Medicine Scholarships

Scholarships for the MBBS (Bachelor Medicine Bachelor Surgery) for UK students from the North West of England.

Scholarships for the MBBS (Bachelor Medicine Bachelor Surgery) for UK students from the North West of England.

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Journalism Bursary

The bursary provides twenty students with a bursary each year for three years to support living expenses.

The bursary provides twenty students with a bursary each year for three years to support living expenses.

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International Travel Bursary

UCLan wants as many students as possible to have an International Experience.

UCLan wants as many students as possible to have an International Experience.

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Postgraduate
 

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Postgraduate Journalism Bursary

The Journalism Diversity Fund awards bursaries to people from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their NCTJ journalism training.

The Journalism Diversity Fund awards bursaries to people from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their NCTJ journalism training.

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Research Bursaries

There are a number of funding schemes available for research students. These may vary and may provide either full cover or partial funding for tuition fees.

There are a number of funding schemes available for research students. These may vary and may provide either full cover or partial funding for tuition fees.

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Research Funding Opportunities

Opportunities for funding your studies for the duration of your research degree.

Opportunities for funding your studies for the duration of your research degree.

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International Students

In 2017/18 the University of Central Lancashire awarded over £1.5m in international scholarships.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to students who can demonstrate academic and personal excellence. In addition to such scholarships; and a range of international bursaries; students also receive free membership of the University Sports Centre; free English language support during their programme; free language tuition; and free airport transfer upon arrival*

The following scholarships and bursaries are NOT applicable to distance learning programmes; postgraduate research programmes; Pre-sessional English language programmes or the MBBS programme.

In any situation where a student might be eligible for two scholarships; the scholarship with the highest financial value will be awarded.

*available on advertised dates

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Excellence Scholarship

Applicable to both self-financing and sponsored international students.

Applicable to both self-financing and sponsored international students.

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International Travel Bursary

UCLan wants as many students as possible to have an International Experience.

UCLan wants as many students as possible to have an International Experience.

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International Bursaries

Applicants who are nationals of, and resident in particular countries are eligible for this bursary.

Applicants who are nationals of, and resident in particular countries are eligible for this bursary.

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Articulation Scholarship

For international students who progress from a formally recognised articulation programme.

For international students who progress from a formally recognised articulation programme.

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Excellence in Engineering Scholarships

New scholarships are being offered for students entering undergraduate engineering programmes at UCLan in 2019/20.

New scholarships are being offered for students entering undergraduate engineering programmes at UCLan in 2019/20.

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Academy Scholarships

For undergraduate or postgraduate taught students applying to attend the final block of the Pre-Sessional programme.

For undergraduate or postgraduate taught students applying to attend the final block of the Pre-Sessional programme.

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Early Payment Bursary

Students who pay their tuition fees (which total in excess of £5,500) in full before or at enrolment will be entitled.

Students who pay their tuition fees (which total in excess of £5,500) in full before or at enrolment will be entitled.

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Merit Scholarship

Rewarding students who have achieved very good grades prior to starting a UCLan undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

Rewarding students who have achieved very good grades prior to starting a UCLan undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

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Alumni Scholarship

Rewarding UCLan graduates who choose UCLan for their postgraduate taught studies.

Rewarding UCLan graduates who choose UCLan for their postgraduate taught studies.

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EU Scholarship

A scholarship scheme for all EU students joining the University during 2019/20.

A scholarship scheme for all EU students joining the University during 2019/20.

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Progression Scholarship

International students who have completed a UCLan UG and are progressing onto a UCLan PG taught degree.

International students who have completed a UCLan UG and are progressing onto a UCLan PG taught degree.

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ONCampus Scholarship

Progression from the ONCampus UK North UG or Master Foundation programme onto UCLan for a degree study.

Progression from the ONCampus UK North UG or Master Foundation programme onto UCLan for a degree study.

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China Ambassador Scholarships

This scholarship is offered to students from China with excellence in both academic study and language.

This scholarship is offered to students from China with excellence in both academic study and language.

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China Academy Scholarships

UCLan and it's Language Academy are delighted to offer 30 China Academy Scholarships.

UCLan and it's Language Academy are delighted to offer 30 China Academy Scholarships.

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Great Scholarships - India

A great opportunity for Indian students wishing to make the most of their UK education.

A great opportunity for Indian students wishing to make the most of their UK education.

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NCUK Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students enrolled on a NCUK programme and choose to progress to UCLan.

Scholarships are available to students enrolled on a NCUK programme and choose to progress to UCLan.

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Commonwealth Scholarships

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK provides the main UK government scholarship scheme.

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK provides the main UK government scholarship scheme.

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UK GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

Chevening is the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders.

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GEMS Education Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from a GEMS school.

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from a GEMS school.

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Brookhouse School Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from Brookhouse School in Kenya.

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from Brookhouse School in Kenya.

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St Andrews School Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from St Andrews School in Turi, Kenya.

Scholarships are available to students progressing to UCLan from St Andrews School in Turi, Kenya.

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THREE-YEAR FULLY-FUNDED PHD OPPORTUNITIES IN THE UK

A NEW KIND OF DOCTORAL PROGRAMME FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

The University of Central Lancashire is providing doctoral level Fellowships as part of the University Alliance’s Doctoral Training Alliance (DTA) following a multi-million euro award from the European Union. These are for EU and International students only.

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