Entrance to LSE's Old Building

Pass the Torch Scholarships

LSE is pleased to announce a Pass the Torch Scholarship with a value of £10,000 per annum for an EU or UK student joining the School on any programme.


To be considered, applicants must be from either the UK or EU and have an offer of admission on any undergraduate programme at LSE. They must also demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship amount

The scholarship has a value of £10,000 per year.

How to apply

Once you've received an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional), you can apply for this scholarship. Please complete the application form. By completing this form, you will ensure that you receive consideration for this and any other LSE scholarship(s) which you meet the eligibility criteria for.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is: 1 June 2020.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) the Financial Support Office (FSO) is now working remotely, which means we cannot receive hard copies of application forms or supporting documents. We are now accepting scanned copies of application forms and supporting documents by the scholarship deadline.

To be considered for a scholarship please complete the LSE Undergraduate Scholarship Application 2020 and return a scanned copy along with your supporting documents to the FSO at financial-support@lse.ac.uk. Your academic reference can also be sent by email from the institutional email address of your referee to the FSO inbox (financial-support@lse.ac.uk), we will match it with your application.  

See details of providing a reference