As of now, various kinds of Scholarships are open at the University of Lincoln for international students for the 2021 academic year. International students are called in for the applications into these New Zealand funded Scholarships programs at the University of Lincoln.
At the University of Lincoln, they believe passionately in the transformative power of higher education. Each year they welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds from all over the world and we offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries which can provide extra financial assistance with the costs of study to eligible students.
Almost half of their new UK undergraduates currently qualify for our University of Lincoln Scholarship, worth £1,500 over three years of study. Their £1,000 Excellence Scholarships recognize outstanding academic achievement of new undergraduates across their four academic Colleges. They also offer an array of scholarships to support suitably qualified international students when they join the University of Lincoln and there is support for postgraduate level study too.
The University of Lincoln reserves the right to withdraw or modify the scholarships and bursaries listed here at any time.
Eligibility of University of Lincoln Scholarship
Scholarships all have eligibility criteria. You can apply for any number of scholarships, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria for each. If you already have a scholarship, please check the regulations to find out if you are able to hold other scholarships at the same time.
There are also a number of scholarships available for international students.
In most cases, Australian citizens are deemed to be New Zealand residents for the purposes of scholarship eligibility unless the regulations of a scholarship specifically state otherwise.
When applying for scholarships, you must complete the prescribed application form and provide the requested documentation. There are different application forms for each scholarship, so please ensure that you download and complete the appropriate form.
Applying for a Sports, Future Leader, or Excellence Lincoln University Scholarship
If you want to apply for a Lincoln University Sports Scholarship, Future Leader Scholarship, or Scholarship for Excellence, you can do this via the MyLinc system when applying to study at Lincoln.
Types of University of Lincoln Scholarships
If you are applying for any of our other scholarships, you will need to complete the prescribed form and supply the requested documentation.
Each scholarship has a set of regulations that specifies who is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Please read the regulations thoroughly to determine your eligibility. Ensure that you answer every question on the application form and provide all requested documentation, e.g. birth certificate (ensure that it is a certified copy), academic transcript, photo etc.
Please only provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) if this is requested. If a CV is not requested, it will not benefit your application.
Do not provide original documents. Ensure that they are certified copies.
Complete and attach the requested documentation for each scholarship that you apply for. Documentation (such as birth certificates and academic transcripts) will not be gathered from your application to study or previous scholarship applications. Treat each application individually.
Current Lincoln University students have access to their academic transcripts via the university’s student management system, LUCAS. Please ensure that you attach your own transcript.
All pages should be A4 size and stapled to the top left-hand corner. Only use one staple per application. Please do not bind your application or put it in a folder.
Ensure that your application reaches the Scholarships Office, PO Box 85084, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, or the address provided on the application, prior to the closing date.
No undertaking will be given to accept late or incomplete applications.
Ensure that your application is neatly presented. Applications that are difficult to read or incomplete may be disadvantaged.
Referee’s Report for Scholarship Application
This consists of a written statement from a person(s) that you select regarding your abilities. Academic referees do not need to be from Lincoln University, but may be any academic individual that you deem appropriate.
Please download the Lincoln University Referee’s Report form and give it to your selected referees.
It is your responsibility to contact your referees and ensure that they send their report directly to the Scholarships Office, or the other address on the application form, by the due date. The referees must write the name of the scholarship(s) that you are applying for on the form.
It is your responsibility to ensure that referees’ reports are in by the due date. The Scholarships Office will not follow up referee reports that are incomplete or absent. It is beneficial to provide your referees with the regulations for the scholarship for which you are applying.
Most Lincoln University scholarships are selected on the basis of the written application and the referee’s report. Some, however, will require interviews. If an interview is required, the Scholarships Office will notify you. For Lincoln University scholarships, the selection process typically takes six to eight weeks, but may take longer.
All scholarship applicants will receive notification in writing by email once the outcome of the selection is final.
Country-specific Lincoln University Scholarships List
#1 Sports Scholarship at the University of Lincoln
A sports scholarship for all undergraduate and postgraduate students has been established to support up to ten athletes in their pursuit of excellence. This scholarship is available for 2020/21 entrants.
- Postgraduate (Taught)
- Postgraduate (Research)
Up to £1,000 each is available to ten individual applicants, per academic year, who meet the eligibility criteria.
Students must fulfill the normal academic requirements of their course, participate at a national or international level in a sport recognized by Sport England and be prepared to represent the University of Lincoln in a sporting and ambassadorial role.
Athletes who are eligible to apply and who may be entitled to bursary support must meet the following criteria:
- You must fulfill the normal academic requirements of the course that you are applying for
- You would normally participate in a sport that is recognized by Sport England and currently be performing at a National or International level or be able to demonstrate strong evidence that you have the potential to achieve this standard
- The performer will receive additional benefits that include exercise testing, strength and conditioning, nutritional advice and lifestyle management. 25% of your grant will be allocated to this resource, which will include gym membership of the University’s Sports Centre.
How to Apply?
For further information on the Sports Scholarship (MS Word), please email [email protected].
The deadline for applications for 2020 entrants is Friday 9th October 2020.
Application form: Sports Bursaries Application Form (MS Word)
#2 University of Lincoln Scholarship
Students in receipt of a full or partial Maintenance Loan and with a household income of less than £45,875 will be awarded a scholarship of £500 for each year (up to three years) of study. Each award of £500 will be paid in three installments across the academic year, subject to satisfactory attendance.
Student must be in receipt of a full or partial Maintenance Loan and have a household income of less than £45,875
Must be paying tuition fees of £9,250.
Students must not have previously completed university-level education. All support packages are subject to the University’s usual entry terms and conditions.
How to Apply
You do not need to make an application for the University of Lincoln Scholarship. We use the assessment carried out by your funding authority in order to ascertain the household income levels which determine the amount of scholarship you are awarded. In order for us to see this data, when you apply for your student finance you and your sponsors must allow their information to be shared. If eligible, you will be notified of your scholarship amount and the payment dates in late October/early November 2020.
Further information regarding this scholarship can be found within the Terms and Conditions for the University’s Bursaries and Scholarships (PDF).
#3 African, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thai, Turkey, Uraguay and Vietnam Scholarships
The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Africa. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.
For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Africa Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.
In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:
- Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa
- Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
- Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent
- Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent
In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to [email protected]. It is important that we receive your application by 4 pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:
For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019
For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020
For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020
The Selection Process
Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.
The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.
Further information regarding the awarding of international scholarships can be found within the International Scholarships Terms and Conditions (PDF).
Applicants who have been awarded this scholarship must choose to accept or decline the award, and pay a CAS deposit (where applicable) by the dates given in the award confirmation email.
Please note that University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice.