Postgraduate Research Sanctuary Scholarship

Location

West Midlands

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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University of Warwick

About this opportunity

The University of Warwick was awarded University of Sanctuary status in 2017 and has since that time offered financial support to sanctuary seeking students, to enable them to pursue higher education.

We offer two postgraduate research scholarships of:

  • -A non-repayable 100% tuition fee waiver.
  • -A non-repayable maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates.
  • -A one off research training and support grant of £5,000.

Level of Study

  • PhD

Eligibility

Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Temporary refugee permission, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life)

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

1. Be of any nationality and hold one of the following statuses as granted by the UK government and/or be supported by the Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA):

  • Refugee Status
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Definite Leave to Remain as a result of an asylum seeker application
  • Limited Leave to Remain as a result of an asylum seeker application
  • Humanitarian protection as a result of an asylum seeker application
  • Included as a dependent (spouse/child) on an application for asylum. Spouses/civil partners must have been the spouse/civil partner on the date on which the asylum application was made. Children/step-children must have been aged under 18 on the date on which the asylum application was made.

2. Have applied to study a full-time or part-time Postgraduate Research course at the University. There is often flexibility to negotiate your start date.

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)
  • Full bursary (study costs and full living costs)
  • Other (see below)

Other support provided

A one off research training and support grant of £5,000.

Additional notes about support provided

Your UoS Contact: Baljit is here to support sanctuary students with any questions, comments, or concerns. Get in touch any time before or during your studies at Warwick by phone (02476 574051) or email (B.Gill.2@warwick.ac.uk)

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Other support: You can find more information about support available for students at Warwick here.

Types of study available

  • Part-time / flexible
  • Face-to-face
  • Full-time

Additional details about application process

  • Read the PGR Ranking Criteria and Applicant Guidance Notes (2023/24 to be provided in October).
  • Submit your course application and upload supporting documents.
  • Receive an automated e-mail with a 7 digit applicant ID number. Please allow at least 48 hours for this to arrive.
  • Register your ITS applicant account.
  • Submit your scholarship application by the application deadline. We regret being unable to accept late applications for any reason.
  • Submit supporting documents by the supporting document deadline. We regret being unable to accept late supporting documents for any reason.
  • Results of the Doctoral Access Scholarships (Sanctuary) will be communicated by email by the end of March 2023.

The Sanctuary Scholarships scheme has closed for applications for 22/23 study. Applications will reopen in advance of the 23/24 academic year.

Number of places available

2

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?

No

On-going opportunity

Yes

For further questions contact Baljit Gill

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02476 574051