Master's Scholarships FAQs

A range of generous scholarships and study awards are available to help cover the cost of MSc tuition fees.

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

    No, these scholarships are for full master's programmes only. 

    Is this available for both full and part time study?

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

    What should I put in my personal statement?

    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 University of Liverpool International College (UoLIC) eligible?

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

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

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

    I am an Islands student, am I eligible for any scholarships or study awards?

    Islands students will be considered for the ULMS 20th Anniversary Scholarship but are not eligible for the ULMS Attainment Award.

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

    Candidates indicating that they are applying for external sponsorship will not be considered for an ULMS scholarship unless, and until, they inform the ULMS Scholarships team that they have been unsuccessful in obtaining funding.

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


    Are applicants applying for an online MSc eligible for these awards?

    No, these scholarships are for campus-based programmes only.

    Can I combine my ULMS scholarship or award with other funding?

    The ULMS Attainment Award and the ULMS Progress to Postgraduate Award can be combined with the following, where, eligible, providing they total less than 50% of the programme fee:

    - Commonwealth Postgraduate Bursary

    - Postgraduate Progression Award

    - Vice-Chancellor’s International Attainment Scholarship

    If you are successful in being awarded the 50% ULMS 20th Anniversary Scholarship, you will not be eligible for any additional funding from the Management School or the University.

    Will I be considered for a scholarship if I apply through the Progress to Postgraduate quick application form?

    Yes! If your academic grades are suitable for further consideration for a scholarship, you will be contacted via e-mail after you have received your programme offer to request a CV and personal statement in order for a scholarship decision to be made. Alternatively, you can choose to apply through the Apply Yourself application form, where you can upload these documents as part of your programme application.

    If you are successful in being awarded an ULMS 20th Anniversary Scholarship then you will no longer be eligible for any additional funding from the Management School or the University, such as the Progress to Postgraduate Award.