This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Leeds and will be for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Leeds Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the University of Leeds.

The following Information has been provided by the University of Leeds.

General Information

This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Leeds and will be for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Leeds Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the University of Leeds.

The following information has been provided by the University of Leeds: The University has its origins in the establishment of the Leeds School of Medicine in 1831 and the Yorkshire College of Science in 1874. Other subject areas, including those in the humanities, were then developed and in 1904 the University of Leeds was granted a Royal Charter and established as a University.

Leeds is now among the top ten universities for research in the UK and is internationally acknowledged as a centre of excellence in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines. Its broad research and skills base and superb facilities attract interest from major multinationals and small local businesses alike. Many of the research initiatives cross traditional subject boundaries. Research students are supported through Graduate Schools in eight different Faculties, which cover all the major subject disciplines.

Fast facts

A large, global university (third largest in Russell Group – over 38,000 students, 8,700 staff, over 9,000 international students from more than 150 countries, with international staff from more than 90 countries, £674m income, new engineering school in China).

Committed to the highest quality research (10th for research power REF 2014; Top 100 for academic reputation in the QS World University Rankings 2019), education and the wider student experience (Gold in TEF 2017, University of the Year 2017).

Committed to making a difference to the world we live in (ninth for impact power REF 2014, importance of societal grand challenges, focus of Leeds Curriculum and Leeds for Life).

In isolation these three elements might sound relatively unremarkable. It is putting them together that makes the University so effective and is the key to our ambitions for the future.

Our breadth, commitment to quality and determination to make a genuine impact on the world around us enable us to do extraordinary things in:

• Creating knowledge through research and innovation.

• Disseminating it through excellent student education.

• Applying it to make a difference to society, culture and the economy.

We are a leading UK research university and one of the top 100 universities in the world (QS World Rankings). Our researchers are among leading experts. We’re a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-intensive universities. This means research is at the heart of your learning at Leeds, whatever level you study with us.

Our Masters courses are designed and taught by staff who are experts in their field. Their research feeds directly into your course, so you can hear about the latest breakthroughs, even before they’re published.

As a Masters student with us, you carry out a research project, giving you the chance to develop and apply research skills and make your own discoveries. We’ll encourage you to develop a researcher mindset – investigating, questioning and improving. As a postgraduate researcher you can be confident of structured supervision, which will both challenge and support you. Our Doctoral College brings together all the support services and opportunities to enhance your research, your development and your overall experience at Leeds.

With more than 80% of our research rated ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (REF 2014), we attract significant research funding and are investing in people and facilities to create research that matters. We need researchers at all levels with exciting new ideas and approaches.

Life in


A lively, multicultural city in the centre of the UK. Easy access to London and mainland Europe. Beautiful countryside nearby. Some of the reasons people love Leeds. Leeds is at the heart of the UK, in West Yorkshire – a regional hub for business, culture and sport, with a rich industrial heritage and everything you’d expect from the country’s third-largest and fastest-growing city.

We’re well connected, nationally and internationally, with excellent transport connections. It’s only 30 minutes from Leeds Bradford international airport and one hour from Manchester airport. A rail service connects you to London and other parts of the country. There’s good, safe transport around the city too. Find out how to get here at www.leeds.ac.uk/citylife


Leeds is a great place to live, with a wide range of accommodation options. Whether you’re looking for University or private accommodation, a flat, shared house or family home, we’re confident you’ll find something to meet your needs.

University accommodation

Our University-owned accommodation is close to campus and the city centre. It can be a fantastic way to make new friends and feel part of our community. We offer a range of options, including postgraduate-only residences, and different contract lengths and flexible payment methods. We guarantee* single University accommodation for international students who apply before the deadline.

Your rent includes all energy bills, internet access, contents insurance and off-peak gym and sports membership at The Edge club membership (not included in family or summer accommodation). All our accommodation has a 24-hour security service. Read more about University-owned accommodation https://accommodation.leeds.ac.uk/ Find out more about Private Accommodation from: www.unipol.org.uk www.luu.org.uk/student-advice

*Restrictions apply relating to deadlines, residence and academic fee status.

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For further information

Access the Leeds website https://www.leeds.ac.uk/ to find out more about the University and the area.

Get the most up-to-date information on our courses and postgraduate research opportunities at www.leeds.ac.uk and www.leeds.ac.uk/pgr.