Sanctuary Scholarships

Location

Yorkshire and the Humber

Deadline

01/07/2024

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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The University of Sheffield

About this opportunity

The University of Sheffield is offering scholarships for those who have sought asylum in the UK – for example, students who have been displaced or affected by a conflict in their home country or have another reason for their forced migration to the UK.

The 5 fully-funded Sanctuary Scholarships cover the cost of tuition and provide a £10,300 award to support living costs for each year of study.

Level of Study

  • Other Levels
  • Undergraduate
  • Master’s - Taught

Other levels of study

Students who require a foundation or conversion course as part of their offer to study at the University should contact us to discuss their eligibility.

Eligibility

Asylum seeker, Humanitarian protection, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Indefinite Leave to Remain, Other

Other eligibility criteria

Full details about eligibility can be found on our web pages.

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Students are not eligible to apply for the scholarship if:

  • They are eligible for support from a UK funding agency, for example, Student Finance England.
  • They have exhausted all appeal rights and have not submitted a fresh claim for asylum or an application to remain in the UK under another immigration category. If their status changes at any stage of the application process, they must notify us immediately.
  • They have a ‘no study’ immigration bail condition or a ‘restricted study’ condition that prohibits study in higher education.

What is included in this opportunity?

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

Types of study available

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

Other types of study

Students who require a foundation or conversion course as part of their offer to study at the University should contact us to discuss their eligibility.

Additional details about application process

As part of the application process, students will need to complete an application form and provide relevant supporting documentation, as outlined on our web page. A panel of staff will assess all eligible applications.

Number of places available

5

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?

No

For further questions contact Student Funding Team

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0114 222 9754, option 1, between 10.00am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday