Sanctuary Scholarships in UK

Sanctuary Scholarships in UK, 2019/20

Ready to jumpstart your career and increase your academic skills through Sanctuary Scholarships funded by the University of Leicester.

Up to four awards are available to UK students who want to begin their studies at the university in September 2019. The purpose of this grant is to help reduce the barriers to participation in higher education faced by those seeking asylum in the UK.

This study programme will provide a tuition fee waiver plus £3,500 per year and living expenses for successful students. Get detailed information about the award that includes tuition, financial aid & more.


Candidates must have to meet the following given conditions in order to apply for the grant:

  • Candidates must hold an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Leicester beginning in September 2019
  • Candidates must be unable to access mainstream funding in the UK, e.g. Student Finance

Candidates must be in the UK:

  • Seeking asylum in the UK, or
  • Have been granted Discretionary or Limited Leave to remain in the UK, following an application for asylum in the UK.

How to Apply

In order to apply, they need to take part in undergraduate, masters or PhD degree at the university. After that, they must complete the application form. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of August 2019 and must have a UK bank account to receive the living costs contribution.

The closing date of this scholarship is July 31, 2019.

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