University of Bath

Lloyds Scholars

If you are from a low-income household you could become a Lloyds Scholar. The scheme offers financial support, paid placements and a business mentor.

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Become a Lloyds Scholar and receive support through your studies

Financial support

As a Lloyds scholar, you will receive a bursary of £1,000 a year to help with living costs and study materials.

Performance-related awards

If you get good grades, you can earn cash awards of up to £1,000 a year in addition to your bursary.

If you are a top academic performer, you could also receive a cash reward of up to £3,000 at the end of your course.

Find out about the support package

Paid internships

Lloyds offers you two paid internships as part of this scheme.

Each internship is ten weeks long. You must take one of these in the summer before your final year.

You will receive a salary of approximately £18,000 pro rata.

Benefits include:

  • invaluable work experience
  • direct exposure to a large banking company

The internships, the second one in particular, are your chance to prove yourself if you want to join the Lloyds Banking Group Graduate Leadership Programme (GLP).

Find out about the Lloyds Graduate Leadership Programme

Mentoring and networking

Lloyds will give you a personal mentor who will support you throughout your experience.

Through the relationship with your mentor, you will also get:

  • advice on selecting the workstream for your internship
  • access to a member of our senior team
  • real insight into Lloyds Banking Group
  • opportunities to understand and experience different areas of the business

You'll be invited to workshops, lectures and other events run by Lloyds Banking Group. This will give you great networking opportunities and the chance to build relationships with potential employers.

Read some Lloyds scholars' experiences of the mentoring scheme

Gain skills through volunteering

As a Lloyds Scholar, you need to commit 100 hours each academic year to volunteering in your local community.

Volunteering is a fantastic opportunity to challenge yourself and develop skills valued by employers. This rewarding experience is a great way to get involved in what's happening in your area.

Find out about volunteering opportunities at Bath


You can apply to this bursary scheme if you are a UK student and:

  • have a confirmed offer to study a full-time honours degree with us
  • have made us your firm choice
  • have a household income of less than £25,000
  • are eligible for maintenance support from the UK Government

The scholarship is not available if you are studying:

  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Architecture
  • Business Administration

Applications open 3 May 2017. To register your interest in the Lloyds Scholars Programme and receive a reminder when the application process opens, please sign up via the Lloyds Scholars website.

Find out how to apply