Francesca Swirski Scholarships

This scholarship of £16,000 for a one year progamme, has been established via a donation to the School from George Swiski BSc Economics (1978).


The scholarship is designed to assist a student in undertaking a full time MSc programme from any of the following countries: Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, FYR Macedonia, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia or Ukraine.

The scholarship will be selected on the basis of financial need demonstrated and the personal statement in the Graduate Financial Support application. 

How to apply

To be considered for this scholarship, you must have completed the 2017/18 LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form and received an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional) by 5pm UK time on 26 April 2017. You must complete Section G - Personal Statement.

When you submit an application for admission to a taught masters programme, the Graduate Admissions Office will acknowledge your application and provide information about how to set up an LSE For You online account. This account will allow you to track the progress of your application for admission, and will provide you with access to the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application Form. The LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form will be available until 26 April 2017.

Selection for this scholarship will take place between May and July 2017 and we will only notify the successful recipient(s) by the end of July 2017. If you have not heard from the Financial Support Office by the end of July 2017, you must assume your application has been unsuccessful. We will notify successful applicants only.

How to apply for admission

Tracking your application

If you complete the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application form, you will also be considered for support from the LSE Graduate Support Scheme. Being unsuccessful with your application to the Graduate Support Scheme does not preclude you from being considered for other awards such as this one.