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International Scholarships

Liverpool Hope University is committed to encouraging applications from international students with high academic qualifications who will benefit from study in the UK. Our generous programme of scholarships includes the International Postgraduate Scholarships and the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship. Please note that the scholarships available on this page are for non-EU International students. Information about fees and funding for Home and EU students can be found here.

For further information on any of Liverpool Hope's International Scholarships, please contact the International Unit by emailing telephoning +44 (0)151 291 3389.


Unique Scholarship Packages for International Students

  • Open to all Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught international applicants.
  • Applications must be made via our approved agents wherever possible and must meet our standard entry requirements.
  • Each package includes tuition fees, accommodation fees and £900 worth of food vouchers to spend in the university's on-campus food outlets.
  • Currently available for September 2015 entry only.
  • Three different scholarship packages available, awarded on a competitive basis and according to academic ability and availability.
  • MA/MSc/MBA applicants: application must be made by the 26th of June, 2015, and a deposit of £4000 must be paid by the 15th of July, 2015, to qualify.
  • BA/BSc applicants: application must be made by the 10th of July, 2015, and a deposit of £4000 must be paid by the 24th of July, 2015, to qualify.
 BA/BSc (Year 1 Only)
IMBAHow much could I save?
Normal Package Price £13,600 £14,600  
Package Price One £8,900 £9,900 £4,700
Package Price Two £10,500 £11,500 £3,100
Package Price Three £12,600 £13,600 £1000



Postgraduate International Excellence Bursary 

  • Open to Postgraduate Taught (Masters) offer holders.
  • This bursary is for £1,000.
  • Criteria for selection: those students who have received equivalent to UK 2:1 or above in their undergraduate degree as recognised by Liverpool Hope University.
  • Unlimited awards.
  • Award decisions will be made automatically upon receipt of application to study.
  • Deposit must be paid by the 14th of June, 2015 to qualify.


International University Partnership Bursary

  • Open to Postgraduate Taught (Masters) offer holders.
  • This bursary is for £500 off university accommodation.
  • This bursary is available to students who have studied at a Liverpool Hope University partner institution. (For a list of partner institutions please contact the International Unit.)
  • This bursary is only available on full tuition fees paid before 1st September for September intake or 1st December for January intake. The Early Bird Discount may also be awarded.
  • Unlimited awards.
  • Award decisions will be made automatically upon receipt of application to study.


International Undergraduate Excellence Bursary

  • Open to Undergraduate offer holders.
  • This bursary is for £500
  • Criteria for selection: students who were outstanding scholars during their pre-degree study.
  • Unlimited awards.
  • Award decisions will be made automatically upon receipt of application to study.


Music Scholarships

Liverpool Hope University has introduced nine fully funded music scholarship opportunities, which together are worth more than £40,000.

The nine scholarships will be:

• Four vocal scholarship for soprano, alto (male or female), tenor and bass
• Four string scholarships for two violins, viola and cello
• One joint organ scholarship (together with Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral).

‌The scholarships cover the cost of accommodation and performance tuition but not course fees For the string scholarships, students will be tutored members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Male vocal scholars will have opportunities to perform with the Metropolitan Cathedral choir. Meanwhile the organ scholarship offers a student the chance to be tutored by the Organist and Director of Music at the Metropolitan Cathedral. 

The scholarship holders will also participate actively in the musical life of Liverpool Hope through our various choirs and orchestras which regularly perform at official University events and in the community.

Dr Laura Hamer, Head of Music at Liverpool Hope, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for nine very talented musicians to be given access to some of the best tuition available. In addition to this, our students will have wonderful opportunities to perform at the impressive Metropolitan Cathedral as well as to play a crucial role in our packed calendar of performances at the University.”

Anyone interested in finding out more about the scholarships should contact Dr Alberto Sanna, at


Commonwealth Shared Scholarship (Now closed for 2015 entry)

  • Provided by the Department for International Development and Liverpool Hope University, and administered by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission 3 awards are likely to be available for MSc Environmental Management, MA Peace Studies and MA Education (various pathways) for September 2015 entry.
  • Applicants must be from developing Commonwealth countries and fulfil the additional eligibility criteria as deemed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Committee prospectus - for full details of eligibility go to Information for CSS Candidates and download the Booklet for the Shared Scholarship Scheme. The scholar is selected by University Committee.
  • Worth tuition fees, return airfares and other allowances (funded by CSC) and monthly stipend (funded by Liverpool Hope University). 


MA Peace Studies Fee Waivers (Now closed for 2015 entry)

The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies is pleased to be able to offer up to two scholarships for applicants to the MA Peace Studies. Scholarships will cover home or overseas fees and an accommodation and subsistence package and will be available for the September 2015 start.

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who are willing to make a contribution to the Tutu Centre. Decisions will be made by the Steering Committee of the Tutu Centre.

Selection criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • Full-time commitment to the MA Peace Studies
  • Contribution to a wider community
  • Interest in the Tutu Centre
  • Desire to engage with the Tutu Centre
  • Any other relevant professional experience

Further information can be found on the MA Peace Studies page or the Tutu Centre website.

 There is no need to submit a separate application for the scholarship. However, please indicate on your application form to Liverpool Hope University whether you would also like to apply for scholarship. Your letter of motivation should reflect engagement with the selection criteria listed above.

Any further questions can be addressed to the Tutu Centre or to the Director of the Centre, Dr Stefanie Kappler.


International Postgraduate Scholarships‌ (Now closed for September 2015 entry)

  • Open to Postgraduate Taught (Masters) offer holders.
  • Criteria for selection: applicants with high academics and demonstrable social and community involvement.
  • Worth 50% of course fees.
  • Five International Postgraduate Scholarships available annually.
  • Application form must be submitted and selection is by university committee.


Early Payment Discount

If you pay your tuition fees before the stated dates, you will receive an early payment discount. This gives you a substantial discount from your fees.

For September 2015 intake

  • £1,000 discount if you pay your full tuition fees before 1st September 2015

Valid for students on full Bachelors or Masters programmes only but not for packages and former Liverpool Hope University students.


Liverpool Hope University International Alumni

International Alumni who have already studied a full-time Undergraduate programme at Liverpool Hope will be eligible for a reduced fee and possibly an excellence bursary. For more information please contact the International Unit.