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Postgraduate scholarships

Explore the full range of postgraduate scholarships available to you.

LJMU offer scholarships to postgraduate students wishing to study with us from overseas. We do this in the form of tuition fee reductions and working alongside other external funding councils to produce many options for our students.

Am I eligible?

In order to qualify for one of the below scholarships, you must first meet a set list of criteria. Awards will be granted upon candidates meeting all conditions along with the presentation of an outstanding application and supporting documentation. 

Competitive scholarships have a limited number of awards. Students will be notified on the progress of their application as soon as possible after application.

Essential criteria

Candidates must:

  • have an offer of study and have firmly accepted their place before they are eligible to apply for scholarship funding
  • not have already studied a postgraduate taught degree (unless applying for PhD study funding)
  • have the funds to cover the remaining living costs, travel and any other costs associated with studying at the University

LJMU funded scholarships

Achievement Scholarship

LJMU are pleased to be able to offer £3,000 tuition fee discounts to eligible applicants without a separate application process*. All achievement scholarships are awarded automatically to all who fit the essential criteria as stated below:

Successful candidates must: 

  • be self-funded
  • meet the conditions stated in their full-time, postgraduate taught course offer letter
  • not also have funding from other external sources such as government or employer sponsorship
  • study full time at Liverpool John Moores University

If you meet the above criteria, we will send an update of your scholarship status in the unconditional offer letter for your course. 

*Scholarships are not applied to placement years or any resits.

Externally funded scholarships

British Council Women in STEM Scholarship

The deadline for the award has passed and all shortlisted candidates have now been contacted. If you applied and have not received the decision please contact Rose on

Chevening Scholarship

Chevening scholarships award full academic funding for successful applicants on a competitive basis. Applications for this award are closed for 2021 entry. Decisions for the current cycle of applications will be announced in June 2021. Applications for 2022 entry will open before the end of the calendar year 2021. To learn more about this award, please visit the Chevening website.

*Please note that the University does not offer family accommodation as part of the accommodation guarantee.  If those travelling on full scholarships wish to bring their families with them, the University can offer advice on privately owned accommodation in this instance but cannot guarantee rooms.

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