Masters Scholarships FAQs

  • Are applicants who are applying for a PGCert, PGDip, or CBA eligible to apply?

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    No, these scholarships are for full Masters postgraduate programmes only. 

  • Is this available for both full and part time study?

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    Yes.  For part time students, the scholarship will be applied on a pro-rata basis.

  • What should I put in my personal statement?

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    In your personal statement, you should tell us how the programme will help you achieve your career goals and explain how you can contribute to the ULMS postgraduate student community. You should also demonstrate an excellent level of English. 

  • Are students applying from Liverpool International College (LIC) eligible?

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    No, students from Liverpool International College (LIC) may be eligible for the LIC Excellence Scholarship and the LIC Regional Progression Award.

  • Are students applying from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) eligible?

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    No, students from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) may be eligible for the XJTLU Postgraduate Scholarship.

  • I am an Islands student, am I eligible for the award?

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    Yes, Islands students will be considered under Home/EU scholarships. 

  • I am in receipt of external sponsorship, am I eligible for these awards?

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    Only self-funded applicants will be considered and those who are successful in securing funding from an external source, which covers the full cost of tuition fees, will not be eligible.  Applicants being part-funded by employers can only be considered for partial scholarships, not the full fee scholarship.

  • Can the Scholarships be combined with the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme?

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    If you are in receipt of a full scholarship – no.  If you are in receipt of a part scholarship – yes. 

  • Can the Scholarships be combined with the Horseracing Betting Levy Board MBA Scholarships, John Lennon Memorial Scholarship, Sport Liverpool Scholarships, Postgraduate Solutions Study Bursaries, Liverpool Affinity Award?

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    No.

  • Are applicants applying for an online MSc or MBA eligible for these awards?

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    No, these scholarships are for campus based programmes only.

  • These scholarships/awards can be combined with the following:

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    Postgraduate Progression Award

    Vice Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship