University of Liverpool Humanitarian Scholarships for Master’s Programmes


North West

Type of opportunity

University scholarship

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About this opportunity

The University of Liverpool is pleased to offer tuition fee and maintenance support for up to three postgraduate taught students who have sought international protection outside of the UK so they can proceed with their education. This scholarship will provide a full fee waiver for the year long master’s programme, as well as accommodation costs and a stipend to support living costs.

We hope to encourage well-qualified students to continue their education with us here in Liverpool studying a postgraduate taught course (MA or MSc), excluding medicine, dentistry, veterinary and nursing. See the full list of our available master’s courses here.

Students studying Law should apply for the Law Humanitarian Scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

All applicants for this scholarship must:

  • be able to evidence their Refugee Status, or Humanitarian Protection as recognised by the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees.
  • have applied to study for either an MA or MSc degree at the University of Liverpool.

Level of Study

  • Master’s - Taught


Refugee status, Humanitarian protection, Other

Other eligibility criteria

This scholarship is intended to support international students who have recognised status as either refugees or under humanitarian protection under the 1951 Refugee Convention. This status must be held outside of the UK.

It is also open to Ukrainian Nationals with European Union temporary protected status and who are currently living in an EU state and who would be eligible to apply for a student visa to come to the UK.

Additional notes about eligibility criteria

Excluded subjects

Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science and Nursing.

What is included in this opportunity?

  • Full bursary (study costs and full living costs)

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