University of Leeds

The Fulbright University of Leeds Award covers the first year of any master's or higher research degree program in any discipline.

The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest Universities in the UK, with more than 39,000 students from over 130 different countries. A member of the Russell Group, Leeds is ranked in the top 75 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2024. Leeds is a university with an international outlook and we have been welcoming international students for over 100 years. 

Leeds is located equidistant between London and Scotland in an affordable, friendly and cosmopolitan city. We are a campus-based university yet only a 10-minute walk from the city centre. We have everything you would expect from the UK’s third largest and fastest-growing city and we are surrounded by beautiful, accessible countryside. Leeds is also the second largest business centre in the UK after London and one of the most popular student cities in the UK. 

We offer a variety of University housing for postgraduate students close to campus and can also assist you in locating private housing if that is preferred. 

Grant amount

Full tuition waiver

£19,027 living stipend

$1500 travel stipend

The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).

Visit our page on Postgraduate Scholarships to the UK

for information on how to apply and more.

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