The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) - John C Phelan General Course Scholarships

June 01, 2017

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Location (s):

  • United Kingdom


A generous donation from the John and Amy Phelan Family Foundation has created scholarships for applicants to the General Course of up to the full tuition fee for the programme.


The General Course at LSE is a fully integrated year of undergraduate study in one of the most vibrant, diverse and historical cities in the world. 

General Course students may study any combination of the 250+ undergraduate courses taught at the School, in disciplines as varied as Anthropology, Geography and Social Policy.

Why choose the General Course?

There are many reasons why the General Course is the right choice for you, but here are 15 of the best:

1. The world's leading dedicated social science institution

2. Over 250 courses to choose from

3. Central London location

4. Teaching delivered by leading academics

5. International and cosmopolitan environment

6. General Course Social Calendar

7. Guaranteed university accommodation

8. Public lectures delivered by eminent outside speakers

9. Over 200 student clubs and societies

10. Support of the Dean for the General Course

11. Elite and intellectual student body

12. Scholarships worth £15,000

13. Residential visit to Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park

14. Work in London - Automatic entitlement to work on or off campus up to 20 hours each week of the academic term, and more in vacation times.

15. Global reputation for excellence

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

These scholarships are avaliable to any applicant who secures a place on the programme, and will be selected on the basis of financial need and academic merit.

Please note that the LSE receives far more applications for financial assistance than it can support, unfortunately many applications will be unsuccessful.

How to apply

  • To be considered for these scholarships, please make an application by completing the Undergraduate Scholarship Form 
  • Forms can be left in the Student Services Centre drop box or posted to Financial Support Office, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE.
  • We do not accept incomplete or late applications. Applications must be sent as a hard copy. Applications sent by email or fax will not be acknowledged or accepted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that a hard copy arrives at LSE by the deadline date

Application deadline

  • For Overseas students the final deadline is 26 April 2017 (decisions sent by the end of July 2017).
  • For UK and EU students the final deadline is 01 June 2017 (decisions sent by the end of August 2017).
  • We will acknowledge receipt of your application by email. All decisions will be sent by the end July 2017.


Deadline: June 01, 2017

Cost/funding for participants:


Up to the full tuition fee

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