The Ralph N Emanuel Scholarship


East Midlands, East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, South West, South East, London, North West, North East, West Midlands



Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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About this opportunity

The Ralph N Emanuel Scholarship is open to students wishing to study for a first degree or equivalent professional qualification with a clear humanitarian purpose. The scholarship will pay home tuition fees* and associated study costs. The specific amount awarded will be dependent upon the candidate’s individual circumstances and university location.

‍*The trust will assist successful candidates to negotiate home fees from their chosen university. The final award of a RNE Scholarship will be dependent upon receiving a ‘home’ tuition fee offer.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate


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

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

You must:

  1. ‍Be an asylum seeker (or the dependent of an asylum seeker) who is awaiting a decisionor appealing a decision for asylum from the UK Home Office;OR a person (or dependent of a person) who claimed asylum in the UK and has been granted Limited Leave to Remain or some other form of temporary status such as CalaisLeave, Discretionary Leave to Remain, Section 67 leave, UASC leave.
  2. Be a student wishing to pursue an undergraduate degree with a clear humanitarian purpose. The applicant will be expected to demonstrate this in their application.

What is included in this opportunity?

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

Additional notes about support provided

Pastoral support will be provided to successful candidates.

Additional details about application process

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document and Guidance Notes before beginning the online application form.

Please note that there is no advantage for students who submit their applications first, so please take your time and fill in applications carefully. Applications must be made using the online form -however, should you wish to prepare your answers, you can do so using this Word version of the form.

Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact Lydia Nyachieo