Discover what discounts and financial help you may be entitled to

Foundation and International Year One fee discounts

How to apply

If you are an offer holder starting in September 2023, you may be eligible for a discount on your tuition fees, which will be applied to your second semester.

You can obtain this discount by completing the full acceptance form on your offer letter and paying your deposit. Payments can be made via bank transfer or via the online payment portal. 

Discounts available  

 £1,000 scholarship discount£1,500 scholarship discount£2,000 scholarship discount
Eligible countries


China, Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Peru

International Year One:
India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Other West Africa, China, Mexico, Brazil, Panama, Peru


India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Other West Africa, Middle East, North Africa, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Tanzania, Other East/Southern Africa  

International Year One:
Middle East, North Africa, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Tanzania, Other East/Southern Africa

Foundation and International Year One:
Ukraine, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Brunei, East Timor, Philippines, Singapore


  • To be eligible for the scholarship you must hold an offer to study at Global Study Centre in September 2023 
  • You must be a self-funded student on a full-time course for 2023 entry 
  • The award is not available for students who have already begun their studies at Global Study Centre or University of Leicester 
  • Only applicants who have been assessed as overseas students for tuition fee purposes can access this award 

Progression scholarships

International Merit Scholarship

The Global Study Centre is delighted to announce a new progression scholarship, available for students joining the college in September 2023

This scholarship is for international students who have completed a pathway programme at the Leicester Global Study Centre (LGSC) and are beginning a full-time, campus-based, undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester in September 2023.


The LGSC International Merit Based Scholarship, worth either £3000 or £5000 per year, is available to Leicester Global Study Centre pathway students who meet the below eligibility criteria joining any undergraduate degree at the University of Leicester, excluding Medicine.

This award is for each year of full-time study at the University.

This scholarship rewards academic achievement following successful completion of an International Pathway Programme at the LGSC as follows:

  • 65% overall - £3,000
  • 75% overall - £5,000

Students who are eligible for this discount do not need to apply, and the discount will automatically be awarded upon progression to The University of Leicester.