Sanctuary Scholarship


Yorkshire and the Humber, Online/Remote Study



Type of opportunity

University scholarship, English language course, Preparation for university

Closed for 2024
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The University of Sheffield

About this opportunity

The University of Sheffield offers Sanctuary Scholarships for those who have sought refuge in the UK – for example, students who have been displaced or affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a conflict in their home country, or have another reason for their forced migration to the UK.

Level of Study

  • Pre-university
  • Foundation
  • Undergraduate
  • Master’s - Taught

Other levels of study

Preparation for university in some circumstances.


Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Temporary refugee permission, Other forms of sanctuary (including Calais Leave, Section 67 Leave, UASC leave and Stateless Leave)

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Refugee status in some circumstances.

What is included in this opportunity?

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

Additional notes about support provided

Recipients of the sanctuary scholarship will have a named staff contact throughout the duration of their studies.

Types of study available

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

Additional details about application process

Applications open in February and close on 01 July 2024.

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Richard

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