The Scholarship Supported By The Marks Family Charitable Trust

Location

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

Deadline

10/05/2024

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

Closed for 2024
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About this opportunity

The scholarships supported by the Marks Family Charitable Trust are open to students embarking on postgraduate degree programmes (Masters or Doctorate). Candidates must be able to demonstrate how their chosen degree will make a valuable contribution to society. Only exceptional candidates with proven academic excellence will be considered.

‍The scholarships will cover ‘home’ tuition fees (up to £9,500 per year). Applicants will need to demonstrate that they can cover their living costs whilst at university. The scholarships will be awarded to students who have an asylum seeking background and people who are not eligible for student finance will be prioritised.

Level of Study

  • PhD
  • Master’s - Taught
  • Master’s - Research

Eligibility

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

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to students who have an asylum seeking background and people who are not eligible for student finance will be prioritised.

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)

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?

No

For further questions contact Lydia Nyachieo