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Progression scholarships

International Merit Scholarship

The Global Study Centre is delighted to announce the continuation of the highly successful International Merit Scholarship, extended to students joining the college in September 2023 or January 2024.

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 2024.

This scholarship is not available to UK domiciled or EU pre-settled students.


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.

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