n 1921, the first eleven Citizens of Change enrolled on our campus. One hundred years later, we honour their legacy with our unique ‘Citizens of Change scholarships.
Whether you’re an inventor, an activist, an entrepreneur or a dreamer, we want to hear about your ambitions for making the world a better place.
To be considered, record and share a video (60 seconds max.) in response to the question: What do you want to change?
This could be anything from your future to crime in your community, from the climate crisis to people's health.
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50 scholarships for UK students - £7,500 (£2,500 per year for the first 3 years of your course).
50 scholarships for International fee paying students - 50% off your first year tuition fees.
Any student who has applied to the University of Leicester and who holds an offer to study with us on a full time campus-based undergraduate course starting in 2023. Successful applicants will need to have made Leicester their firm choice and have met the conditions of their offer (please see the below terms and conditions).
Create a short video (60 seconds max.) that answers the question: “What do you want to change?”. The video must be in portrait orientation – we suggest making use of TikTok or Instagram Reels.
Submit your video URL by completing the Citizens of Change Scholarship submission form. If creating your video on TikTok or Instagram please tag @uniofleicester and #OursToChange.