This scholarship is intended to be a stepping-stone to pursue a future PhD to undertake an academic career path in the creative industries

Who is eligible: Applicants must have first submitted a taught postgraduate study application form to be eligible for the School of Design Head of School Masters Scholarship.

These awards are only available to applicants who would be liable to pay academic fees at the full Home or International fee rate.

Applicants must normally hold a First Degree at undergraduate level equivalent to at least a UK First Class Honours degree and should be considered to be the ‘best of the best’ (eg, successful applicants are likely to be in the top 5% of their BA cohort). Applicants should be in their final year of study. Applicants should not have more than 50% of their postgraduate tuition fees covered for them

How to apply

Applicants must complete all sections of the application form, with strict observation of any word limits. Please do not include any other documents with the form, such as transcripts or CVs, as they will be disregarded.

Completed forms (which must be typed) should be returned by email in either Word or PDF format to Miss Michelle Benson, Education Service Officer, Taught Postgraduate Admissions, School of Design at: [email protected].


Applicants must live within a reasonable distance of the University of Leeds whilst in receipt of this scholarship

Number of scholarships available

6 (1 from each Undergraduate programme)

Further information

Scholarships are not awarded on a first-come first-served basis – all applications will be assessed after the closing date.

Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of their application. Applications are logged by the School’s Taught Postgraduate Admissions Office. The Head of School, the Director of Student Education, and the Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies, then meet to consider the shortlist and select successful applicants. Applicants can expect to be notified of the outcome of their application no later than 13 August 2022.

Year of entry





  1. Nibret seid yessuf

    I have msc in business administration specialised project management and I want to know more in this field please nominate me since I do not get any opportunity to learn;since I have not any helper.

  2. Mekonnen Metaferia

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.
    I have Bsc in Construction Technology Management and have 5 years experiance in site supervision.Additionally I have MBA in Business Adminstration. I can speak , write and listen English language well
    I interested towork and live there.

  3. My name is Nibo Beneberu from Ethiopia l have msc in animal breeding l am interested to learn phd related to animal breeing and genetics.

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