Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarship (Taught Master’s)


East Midlands



Type of opportunity

University scholarship

Closed for 2024
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University of Leicester

About this opportunity

The University of Leicester is offering a campus-based sanctuary scholarship for September 2024 entry for a student normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus who is displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict. This scholarship is open for study at Master’s level for a student who can demonstrate that they have the ability to succeed academically, but face barriers to that success.

Level of Study

  • Master’s - Taught


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 2024

What is included in this opportunity?

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

Other support provided

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

Types of study available

  • Full-time
  • Face-to-face

Number of places available


Is this opportunity available for individuals outside of the UK?


For further questions contact the scholarship provider