Funding support for online degree students Scholarships and financial support

We’re committed to making education open and accessible to all – so you can build the path to the life you imagine. Find out how you can realise your potential with financial support from LIBF.

Reach your goals

Every big goal starts with a small step. Our scholarships and Hardship Fund are designed to lighten the financial load and bolster your confidence to stride towards your goal. Created to open-up education to more people, our financial aids benefit both UK undergraduate and postgraduate students.

LIBF Scholarship

Unlock your academic potential with the LIBF Scholarship, available for eligible students of our Bachelor, Master, or MBA degree courses and designed to support your educational journey.

Scholarship value:

  • You’ll receive £1,200 in total, spread out over the duration of your course, regardless of whether you study full-time or part-time.

  • There are a limited number of scholarships available each month.

LIBF Scholarship eligibility

To apply for our LIBF Scholarship you must:

  • be an applicant for one of our undergraduate, postgraduate, or MBA degrees.

  • have a net household income of less than £3,500/month.

You're not eligible for an LIBF Scholarship if you are:

  • an undergraduate student receiving a student loan from the UK government (postgraduate students receiving a Master's Loan are still eligible for an LIBF Scholarship).

How to apply for an LIBF Scholarship

  • Step 1: Apply online for your chosen degree course.

  • Step 2: Once you've received your contract to study, you can download and submit your LIBF Scholarship application from the document upload page.

  • Step 3: Our Study Advisors will review your application:

    • If approved, you'll receive confirmation of your LIBF Scholarship application by email, detailing your new study fees (minus the scholarship amount).

    • If your application is not approved for reasons of eligibility, you will be informed by email.

Frequently asked questions about the LIBF Scholarship

UK undergraduate Hardship Fund

Our Hardship Fund for UK undergraduate students makes learning more affordable and accessible. It is designed to reduce financial stresses so you can focus on your studies.

Hardship funds are made available twice in the academic year. Current undergraduate students will be informed when the application period is open and allocation of funds will be agreed by the Scholarship, Bursaries and Prizes Committee.

To apply for support from our Hardship Fund you must:

  • be resident in the UK

  • be enrolled on one of our online undergraduate courses

  • be experiencing financial difficulty that affects your studies.

Contact us about our online degrees

If you have any queries about how to apply for our online degrees, or anything else, please contact our Study Advisors.

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm UK time.

Get your online degree digital prospectus

You’ll find everything you need to know about studying an online degree with us in our digital prospectus. To receive your personalised prospectus, please fill out the form below with a valid email address.

Once you've submitted the form, keep an eye on your inbox for your prospectus to arrive via email.