Sanctuary Scholarship


South East, London



Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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Ruskin College and the University of West London

About this opportunity

The Sanctuary Scholarship will support one student who is seeking sanctuary in the UK to undertake an undergraduate degree course at Ruskin College.

The Scholarship offers:

  • A full tuition fee waiver
  • A bursary of up to £9,978 per year

To be eligible to apply for the Scholarship you must have accepted an offer to study an undergraduate degree course at Ruskin College starting in September 2024.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate


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

Other eligibility criteria

You must also:

  • Have been granted a temporary form of leave to remain in the UK as a result of an asylum application (eg limited leave to remain, humanitarian protection) or be an asylum seeker, and not be eligible for funding from Student Finance England.
  • Be unable to access UK government student financial support because of your current immigration status.

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)
  • Full bursary (study costs and full living costs)
  • Study costs (books, travel, etc.)

Types of study available

  • Face-to-face
  • Full-time

Additional details about application process

To apply, you must first receive on offer from Ruskin College to study an undergraduate degree full-time in 2023-24. To find a list of our courses and apply, please visit Ruskin Degree Courses

Once you have an offer from Ruskin College, please contact to request an application form. Selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and the information provided as part of the scholarship application form.

Number of places available


Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Jack Wands

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