Full Tuition Leeds University Business School Economics Division Scholarship in UK

The University of Leeds is offering a full scholarship to the Business School Economic Division to all outstanding applicants for the academic year 2021/2022.

This scholarship offer is open to domestic and international applicants and covers full tuition fees for those wishing to pursue a PhD program.

Why study at the University of Leeds? The school is one of the UK’s leading universities, ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide (QS Ranking 2020), and is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive UK universities.

Students at Leeds have access to some fantastic entertainment facilities to ensure they play as hard as they work. As well as working hard to achieve your academic goals, university life is all about having fun.

Grant due date: March 1, 2021.


The program provides the following tuition costs:

The scholarship covers full tuition fees at the standard University of Leeds rate.
A maintenance stipend at the UKRI standard rate (£15,285 in session 2020/21).

Application Details

  • To apply for this scholarship, you should follow the steps below:
  • Step 1: Apply for a research studentship first by completing a research studentship application form. You are expected to meet our admission criteria for doctoral students, including English language requirements, if your native language is not English, once you receive your student ID number (a nine-digit number), go to Step 2.
  • Step 2 – apply for the Leeds University Business School Economics Division studentship by working through the application form found here.
  • Supporting documents: Applicants must submit a copy of your degree transcript, a transcript or partial transcript if you are still a student, a personal statement, two academic references, a current resume, and a letter of recommendation if required.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the university’s admission requirements for admission.
  • Language Requirement: The minimum English language entrance requirement for research postgraduate study in the Leeds University Business School is an IELTS equivalent of 7.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking). The test must be taken within two years prior to the start of the course to be valid.

Grant Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Open to all nationalities, including the United Kingdom.
  • Eligible Program: Grants are available to new postgraduate students pursuing full-time
  • or part-time research studies leading to a doctoral degree.
  • Eligible Criteria: To be eligible, candidates should ideally have a first-class or at least a
  • good upper-second-class bachelor’s degree. They should also hold a UK Master’s degree (or equivalent from a foreign university) or equivalent professional qualification with an average grade of at least 60% (or equivalent) and in an appropriate academic discipline.


  • University: University of Leeds
  • Department: Faculty of Economics
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Awards: Full tuition fees plus a maintenance stipend.
  • Mode of entry: Online
  • Number of awards: 1
  • Nationality: International
  • The scholarship is accessible in the UK

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