University of Leeds

The Fulbright University of Leeds Award covers the first year of any master's or higher research program (or the first year of a longer masters 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 38,000 students from over 170 different countries. A member of the Russell Group, Leeds is ranked in the top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2021. Leeds was the top 35 most international university in the world in 2020 according to the Times Higher Education 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 graduates close to campus and can also assist you in locating private housing if that is preferred.

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £14,000 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).