Accounting and Finance Division Head Start Achievement Scholarships

How to apply

There is no separate application process. All eligible candidates who meet the criteria below will automatically qualify for a scholarship:

  • You applied for a place on the BSc Accounting & Finance or BSc Banking and Finance programmes by Monday 15 January 2020 and are holding a study offer.
  • You must obtain 168 UCAS tariff points or higher in the qualifications detailed above.
  • You must be paying tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and are self-funding.
  • You must commence study on BSc Accounting & Finance or BSc Banking and Finance in September 2020 and be fully registered at the University of Leeds as an undergraduate student under the relevant University degree regulations and under the General Regulations of the University.

Full eligibility criteria

Candidates who are self-funding will automatically qualify for a scholarship if they obtain a total of 168 UCAS tariff points or higher from the following academic qualifications:

  • GCE Advanced A-levels, including Critical Thinking and General Studies
  • GCE Advanced Subsidiary AS-levels in a subject not offered at A-level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher 
  • Scottish Higher in a subject not offered at Advanced Higher level
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level)
  • International Baccalaureate (with a minimum of 35 points overall)
  • Cambridge Pre-U Certificate
  • Level 3 BTEC Qualifications
  • Level 3 OCR Qualifications (Cambridge Technical)
  • Extended Project
  • AAT Level 3 Diploma
  • IFS Diploma or Certificate in Financial Studies
  • Free-Standing Maths
  • Core Maths qualifications

When will I be told if I am successful?

You will be shortlisted if your predicted grades show that you may achieve the required 168 UCAS tariff points. You will then receive an email advising you of this.

If you have made us your firm choice, and achieved the required 168 UCAS tariff, your scholarship will be confirmed by the Admissions Office by 1 September 2020.