Royal Holloway Sanctuary Scholarship and Friendly Hand Bursary


South East

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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Royal Holloway

About this opportunity

Full tuition fee reduction and £12,000 towards living costs for a student joining Royal Holloway, University of London, who has fled persecution and is seeking asylum in the UK.

One scholarship and bursary is available to new eligible undergraduates in any subject.

The Sanctuary Scholarship and Friendly Hand Bursary are part of Royal Holloway’s commitment to providing access to Higher Education for students who have fled persecution.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate


Asylum seeker

Additional notes about eligibility criteria


    • – Asylum seeker, the child of an asylum seeker or hold Discretionary Leave to Remain.

– Ineligible to obtain funding from the Student Loan Company (tuition fee loans or maintenance loans).

– Right to study in the UK.

– Hold an offer to study an undergraduate course at Royal Holloway.

– Have evidence you have sought asylum on arrival in the UK and that your asylum application is under consideration by the Home Office.

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Partial bursary (study costs and partial living costs)

Types of study available

  • Full-time
  • Face-to-face

Number of places available


On-going opportunity


For further questions contact Royal Holloway scholarships