Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarships

Deadline

12/07/2023

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

Closed for 2024
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About this opportunity

The Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarship provides the opportunity for new, UK-resident students who have been displaced from their homeland or place of residence for political, economic, ethnic, environmental, or human rights pressures, to study for free.

12 scholarships will be available in 2023/24. A scholarship covers up to 360 credits of OU undergraduate credit-bearing study, paying for the full tuition cost of these credits, up to 120 credits each seasonal academic year and 360 credits in total.

Successful recipients of a scholarship will also receive a free starter pack of equipment to ensure they are ready to study. The starter pack will include a laptop with Microsoft Office, a laptop case, a keyboard and mouse, a printer, printer ink and paper.

Unsuccessful applicants will be offered the opportunity to study a 30 credit Open University Access module, starting in October 2023 for free.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate

Eligibility

Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Indefinite Leave to Remain, Ukraine schemes, 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)
  • Other (see below)

Other support provided

Successful recipients of a scholarship will also receive a free starter pack of equipment to ensure they are ready to study. The starter pack will include a laptop with Microsoft Office, a laptop case, a keyboard and mouse, a printer, printer ink and paper.

Types of study available

  • Online
  • Part-time / flexible

Additional details about application process

Open Futures Sanctuary Scholarships 2023/24

Number of places available

12

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?

No

For further questions contact the scholarship provider

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