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Welcome to the home page of the Financial Support Office.

The Financial Support Office is responsible for administering School funds and a variety of scholarships, studentships, prizes and awards

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Hello to all new and returning LSE scholars. 

Michaelmas Term Cheques 

Michaelmas Term cheques can be collected from the Student Services Centre from Thursday 21st September. 

More information on maintenance/cheque payments from Financial Support can be found here.

Please remember you must be registered and bring your student ID card with you when you come to collect. If you have any queries please email financial-support@lse.ac.uk

Drop in Sessions 

During the Michaelmas Term the Financial Support Office holds a drop in session Monday to Friday from 1pm - 2pm at the Student Services Centre

Student Finance for 2017/18

If you are returning to LSE after a break or progressing after repeating a year contact us at financial-support@lse.ac.uk if you are unsure of how to access the LSE bursary.

The scheduled payment dates are listed below, but please note that payments take approximately 5 working days to show in the recipients bank account from the scheduled payment date.

The scheduled payment dates are:

Michaelmas Term - Friday 6 October 2017

Lent Term - Friday 20 January 2018

Summer Term - Friday 4 May 2018

More information on applying for Student Finance

PhD students


Are you writing up your thesis? There is funding available to support your writing up period and help you finish on time. 

Student Finance Postgraduate Loans 

Information on the new Postgraduate Loan Scheme can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/funding-for-postgraduate-study

Graduate Support Scheme for Postgraduate Taught Programmes 2018/19

The LSE Graduate Financial Support application scheme is now closed for 2017/18 entry. We can not accept any further applications for funding. 

The Graduate Support Scheme will open for 2018/19 applications in November, please visit our pages again in October for more information. Awards from the Graduate Support Scheme range in value from £5,000 up to a maximum of £15,000.

Applications are made via a link in LSE for You, which is provided once you have made your application for admission to the School.  

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