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Scholarships for UK and EU applicants

Information for UK and EU applicants

UK and EU scholarships - could you apply?

One form could help you secure between £1,000 and £10,000

Every year we award scholarships to over 200 Liverpool John Moores University students. If you have a particular talent, or excel in your area of study, you could be one of them.

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Scholarship Guide

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Read your guide to find out more about scholarships. Inside you'll find tips for completing your scholarship application and can read advice from students who have been awarded scholarships.


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Liverpool John Moores University scholarships

Information about LJMU scholarships

Below, you'll find information about the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Community Excellence Scholarship, the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Michael Brown Scholarship.

The deadline for the 2016/17 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Community Excellence Scholarship, the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Michael Brown Scholarship has now passed.

If you have already applied for the 2016/17 scholarships, a committee will consider all applications. Applicants will be notified by Thursday 30 June 2016.

Are you an elite athlete? Check out the eligibility criteria for our sports scholarships.

If you are estranged from your family, additional support is available from the Unite Foundation. Visit the Unite Foundation scholarship page for more information and contact details.

Click on the tabs below to find out more about our scholarships.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship 

Amount awarded: £10,000 each year for the duration of your courses
Number of scholarships awarded: Six

Should you apply?

  • You must have LJMU as your first choice (firm) via UCAS
  • You must achieve a minimum of three grade As at A2 level or equivalent (144 UCAS points from three units). This level of academic excellence will need to be sustained throughout your course
  • You must be able to demonstrate a level of commitment, excellence and achievement above that of your peers. This may be through citizenship, sport or the performing arts. Please note this list is only intended as an example. You may have excelled in another area that differs from these examples.

  • You must be an outstanding student who will act as an ambassador for LJMU

Community Excellence Scholarship

Amount awarded: £1,000 each year for the duration of your courses
Number of scholarships awarded: 100 (maximum)

Should you apply?


  • You must be able to show commitment, achievement and excellence above that of your peers in an area such as volunteering, sports, the arts, or citizenship. Please note this list is only intended as an example. You may have excelled in another area that differs from these examples.
  • The Community Excellence Scholarships are in place to help remove financial barriers to studying for those students who show potential and/or determination
  • Priority will be given to students who have accepted LJMU as their first choice (firm) via UCAS

Academic Excellence Scholarship

Amount awarded: £1,000 each year for the duration of your courses
Number of scholarships awarded: 100 (maximum)

Should you apply?


  • You must achieve a minimum of three grade As at A2 level or equivalent (144 UCAS points from three subjects)
  • You must have LJMU as your first choice (firm) via UCAS

Michael Brown Scholarship

Amount awarded: £1,000 each year for the duration of your courses
Number of scholarships awarded: 12 (maximum)

Should you apply?


  • You must be able to show commitment, achievement and excellence above that of your peers in an area such as volunteering, sports, the arts, or citizenship. Please note this list is only intended as an example. You may have excelled in another area that differs from these examples.
  • You must achieve a minimum of three grade As at A2 level or equivalent (144 UCAS points from three subjects)
  • You must have LJMU as your first choice (firm) via UCAS

LJMU Cathedral Choral Fellowship and LJMU Cathedral Organ Fellowship

The University has developed a partnership arrangement with Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and one element of this partnership will consist of a number of music scholarships involving the organ and choir. These outstanding opportunities will be available in 2017 for the first time and will consist of one to one tuition with nationally acclaimed music staff from the Cathedral.

The scholarships give successful students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the life of the Cathedral while undertaking their studies at LJMU.

In addition to music tuition discretionary payments will be made to cover any out of pocket expenses.

Awards will be offered on an annual basis in the first instance.

Fees and Funding Guide

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Your Fees and Funding Guide contains lots of useful information on tuition fees, loans, bursaries and scholarships. Inside your guide you'll also find advice about when you should apply for funding.

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Information about applying for a scholarship

The deadline for the 2016/17 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Community Excellence Scholarship, the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Michael Brown Scholarship has now passed.

If you have already applied for the 2016/17 scholarships, a committee will consider all applications. Applicants will be notified by Thursday 30 June 2016.

Are you an elite athlete? Check out the eligibility criteria for our sports scholarships.

If you are estranged from your family, additional support is available from the Unite Foundation. Visit the Unite Foundation scholarship page for more information and contact details.

TIP: Make sure you include as much information and evidence as possible within your application, as this is what the committee will use to base their decision on.

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Can’t find the information you need?

Please contact the Student Advice and Wellbeing Service.

The team will be happy to help you.

Aquinas Building
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L1 9DE

Telephone: 0151 231 3153 / 3154
Email: studentadvice@ljmu.ac.uk