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University of Stirling Sanctuary Scholarships for Access and Postgraduate courses 2024

Sanctuary scholarships are awarded to postgraduate, access students who are in the UK and have applied for asylum or are staying in the UK as refugees or on humanitarian grounds.

Aim and Benefits of University of Stirling Sanctuary Scholarships

The scholarship includes a fee waiver (until such time as the student is eligible to receive support from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) or an equivalent body). It also includes support, generally in the form of in-kind contributions, to help students meet travel and other essential study costs, up to a value of:

  • £2,000 for access programmes
  • £3,000 for postgraduate programmes

Requirements for University of Stirling Sanctuary Scholarships Qualification

Applications will be considered from potential students who:

  • are already in the UK; and
  • have applied for a place on an undergraduate, postgraduate taught or access programme at the University of Stirling for 2023-2024; and
  • have an official Home Office status that is one of the following:
    • asylum seeker;
    • refugee;
    • humanitarian protection with forced migration background;
    • limited leave to remain with forced migration background;
    • discretionary leave to remain with forced migration.

Housing costs are not covered by the scholarship, and applicants must live within a commutable distance of the university at the point of application.

Ukrainian students who are resident in Scotland under Homes for Ukraine, the Ukraine Family Scheme, or the Ukraine Extension Scheme may be eligible for funding from Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) as Home students

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Stirling on to apply

For access sanctuary scholarship or postgraduate sanctuary scholarship, please complete and return the Sanctuary Scholarships Application Form.

Information and deadlines regarding applications for 2024-25 for access and postgraduate scholarships will be available in Spring 2024.

For more details visit: University of Stirling website.

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