Sustainability Scholarship

Academic year 2023
Amount £5,000 Discount
Leicester, England


De Montfort University (DMU) is pleased to announce the Sustainability Scholarship for September 2023 study. The scholarship offers a £5,000 discount towards the total value of your course fee and will be awarded to a number of outstanding students domiciled outside of the UK and European Union. This scholarship is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses.

DMU has a long-standing and ambitious commitment to sustainability, meaning the pursuit of social, economic and environmental wellbeing. The university is committed to working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for 2030, which address issues such as poverty, hunger, clean energy and health, and form the centrepiece of DMU's Empowering University plan. The university aims to achieve positive sustainability impacts through its teaching, research and external partnership working. The Education for Sustainable Development project works with course leaders, staff and students to ensure that sustainability issues are addressed in all of DMU courses and wider activities.

We are looking for our Sustainability Scholars to support DMU’s work on sustainability, both during their time at university and in the future as part of DMU’s alumni network. Successful applicants will report to members of the Sustainability Team on how they are prioritising sustainability in their academic work, as well as in their extracurricular engagement and post-study plans. They will contribute a portion of time to the work of the Education for Sustainable Development’ project and Sustainability Team by assisting with events, talks, and marketing activities.

The closing date to apply for the application is midnight on Friday 7July 2023 for the September 2023 intake. A selection committee will meet to select the recipients and all candidates will be notified of the outcome.

Eligibility criteria

To qualify for the Sustainability Scholarship, you must:

  • Hold an offer of admission from DMU for a full time, undergraduate or postgraduate taught course starting September 2023.

  • Successfully passed your pre-CAS interview.

  • To be a overseas fee payer.

  • Have paid 50% deposit prior to submitting the scholarship application form.

Terms and conditions

  1. Sustainability Scholarships are available to new international students starting on a full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught course of study. The scholarship award covers a £5,000 discount for full time courses and £2,000 discount towards part time courses towards the total value of your course fee. This amount will be deducted from your tuition fee balance at enrolment.

  2. Applications must be made through the online scholarship’s web form by midnight of Friday 7th July 2023. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.

  3. The award of this scholarship is at the absolute discretion of the selection panel.

  4. To be eligible, an applicant must (i) have received an offer to study on a full-time or part-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught course, starting in September 2023, (ii) have accepted your offer, and have successfully passed your credibility interview (where applicable) (iii) have paid 50% of your gross tuition fee to DMU before submitting your scholarship application form.

  5. Students can apply for the Sustainability Scholarship once they have received a conditional offer from DMU. Please visit the scholarships and discounts page of the DMU website for updates regarding the availability of scholarships.

  6. Sustainability scholarships are only available to students who are assessed by DMU as having overseas international student status and who pay overseas international rate tuition fees.

  7. Awards will not be applied to courses with fees lower than the lowest standard international fee.

  8. DMU will use its website to advertise the terms and conditions in relation to this award.

  9. Successful scholarship recipients will be notified by email, it is the student’s responsibility to check their email for notifications. Students awarded scholarships and discounts will have their awards applied automatically when they enrol.

  10. The Scholarship is not transferable and cannot be deferred to an earlier or later start date.

  11. A student can only be in receipt of one De Montfort University scholarship. Students who meet the eligibility criteria for more than one of the scholarships will be awarded the scholarship which is the most beneficial to them. Beneficial scholarship will be decided by DMU. Only one scholarship per student per course will be applied.

  12. No cash alternatives will be offered.

  13. Awards cannot be transferred to another recipient.

  14. Only self‐funded students are eligible for scholarships and discounts. Students in receipt of any type of sponsorship or third-party funding will not be eligible.

  15. DMU reserves the right to cancel any award and at any time which has been claimed fraudulently including on the basis of provision of false information to claim the award, and to apply the full tuition fee. If an award is found to have been claimed fraudulently, the award amount will be added to the student’s university account and must be paid in full before the end of the student’s course.

  16. Where a student who has been awarded the Scholarship terminates or interrupts their studies prior to the completion of their first year of study, the award will be pro‐rated, based on the student’s last date of attendance.

  17. Recipients of a scholarship or discount must have no outstanding debt to the university at the point of the International Scholarship being awarded.

  18. By accepting the Scholarship, students agree to accept these full terms, conditions and rules of the scholarship and agree to abide by the University rules and any requirements and/or proceedings issued by DMU in relation to the scholarship.


Application will close on 07 July 2023


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