Coase Scholarships

How the Coase Scholarship was established

A generous endowment from the Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Ronald Coase has enabled us to offer new scholarships to study a range of Economics courses at The University of Buckingham. There are 14 Scholarships now available for September 2024 entry.

Coase was inspired by his undergraduate economics education and went on to make a major change to the way we look at the world. His radical analysis of markets and firms established whole new areas of economic enquiry:

A long-term friend of the University, his legacy now paves the way for future generations of Economics students from all backgrounds to change the future, starting that journey with us.

How many Coase Scholarships are available and what is it worth?

The Coase Scholarship has a value of £11,000 for a two-year degree. Up to 7 scholarships are available per academic year and cover a range of economics programmes starting in January and September each year.

What are the requirements to be considered for the Coase Scholarship?

To qualify for the scholarship, an application to one of the following programmes listed below is required. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to interview in person or online.

University of Buckingham Coase Scholars can follow one of the following degree programmes which start in January and September each year:

Scholarship candidates need to:

  • be a UK national
  • have, or expect to achieve, three A-level passes with at least one of these graded at B.

Women, ethnic minorities and people from lower income backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Selection will be by interview.

How do I apply for the Coase Scholarship?

You can find the scholarship deadline date on the Bursaries and Scholarships page.

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Coase Scholarship should apply via the Scholarship Application Form.

Professor Coase’s intellectual legacy will continue to inspire students far into the future and we are delighted to offer you this opportunity to join us.