London School of Economics and Political Science

The Fulbright London School of Economics and Political Science Award covers the first year of any master's degree programme offered by the university.

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. Founded in 1895, the School enjoys a global reputation for academic and research excellence.

LSE offers over 140 taught master’s programmes in a wide range of social science subjects; from international development and economics, human rights and gender, to finance, law and media and communications.

LSE staff undertake research into issues affecting society today, and their research expertise is recognised around the world. LSE’s position as a world-leading research university was confirmed by the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), with the School topping or coming close to the top of a number of rankings for research excellence.

LSE alumni and former staff include 18 Nobel Prize winners in economics, peace or literature, and 37 past or present Heads of State.

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £15,200 living 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).