Article 26 Sanctuary Scholarships


North West

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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The University of Manchester

About this opportunity

We’re offering five undergraduate scholarships to support applicants who face barriers to higher education because of their immigration status.

Each scholarship:

  • Includes a designated member of staff to provide support, guidance and opportunities throughout your studies including regular networking meetings with other scholarship holders.
  • Covers the full cost of the tuition fees for a maximum of the normal duration of the undergraduate programme for which the applicant has been admitted, until such time as they are awarded a status that entitles them to access student finance.
  • Provides £5,000 per year towards living cost expenses.
  • Provides a free place in one of our halls of residence for scholarship students who wish to stay in University accommodation.

The scholarship is not available for our Medicine, Dentistry or Architecture courses.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate


Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Indefinite Leave to Remain, Other forms of sanctuary (including Calais Leave, Section 67 Leave, UASC leave and Stateless Leave)

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)
  • Accommodation
  • Partial bursary (study costs and partial living costs)

Types of study available

  • Full-time
  • Face-to-face

Additional details about application process

Guidance notes on how to apply are here display.aspx ( the application form is here Article 26 Sanctuary Scholarship Application Form 2024 | UoM – Pre-Application (

Number of places available


Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Emma Lewis-Kalubowila