Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarships


East Midlands



Type of opportunity

University scholarship

Closed for 2023
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University of Leicester

About this opportunity

The University of Leicester is offering campus-based sanctuary scholarships for September 2023 entry for students normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus who are displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict. These scholarships are open for study at all levels (Bachelors, Masters, PhD) for students who can demonstrate that they have the ability to succeed academically, but face barriers to that success.

Level of Study

  • Undergraduate
  • Master’s - Taught
  • PhD


Asylum seeker, Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (private/family life), Ukraine schemes, Other

Other eligibility criteria

International student visa (if normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia or Belarus)

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Please note that, in addition to holding one of the above immigration statuses, applicants also need to: be normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia or Belarus and displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict; already hold an offer of a place to study full time at the University of Leicester beginning in Sept 2023

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Fee Waiver (no fees)

Other support provided

Plus (depending on your circumstances) accommodation and an annual living costs bursary (means tested)

Types of study available

  • Face-to-face
  • Full-time

Number of places available


Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact the scholarship provider

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