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Scholarships

We have a range of scholarships

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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Information about LJMU scholarships

Below, you'll find information about the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the Community Excellence Scholarship, the Academic Excellence Scholarship and LJMU Cathedral Choral Fellowship and LJMU Cathedral Organ Fellowship.

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 (terms and conditions apply)

Number of scholarships awarded: five

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

Sir Bert Massey Scholarship

Amount awarded: £10,000 each year for the duration of your courses (terms and conditions apply)

Number of scholarships awarded: one

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
  • In recognition of Sir Bert Massey, who was a national disability rights champion and former student of LJMU. We are looking to award a scholarship to an outstanding disabled student who has campaigned or championed inclusion in some way
  • 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 (terms and conditions apply)

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 (terms and conditions apply)

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). This level of academic excellence will need to be sustained throughout your course
  • 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 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.