The Sanctuary Scholarship

This scholarship supports refugee and asylum seekers looking to study undergraduate courses at UWE Bristol.

For entry from 2021/22, UWE Bristol will be offering two scholarships to support refugee and asylum seekers looking to study undergraduate courses at UWE Bristol.

The scholarship will include:

  • full tuition fee waiver for the duration of the course (for students who are not eligible for UK government student finance)
  • £1,500 annual bursary for the duration of the course, as a contribution towards study costs
  • access to support from UWE Cares.

Eligibility

You can apply if you:

  • are from a refugee or asylum-seeking community
  • have a conditional or unconditional offer for a UWE Bristol Undergraduate programme of study.

For further details on eligibility and the scholarship please read our terms and conditions (PDF).

Application process

The application form will be assessed by a diverse panel of representatives from across the university including academics with expertise and experience of working with refugee and asylum-seeking communities.

Key dates:

  • Friday 30 April – applications close
  • Monday 14 June – Candidates notified of final award decisions

How to apply

Please read the application guidance notes (PDF) before applying. We only accept online application forms. The deadline for applications is Friday 30 April 2021. 

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For any queries regarding the UWE Bristol Sanctuary Scholarship, please email EDI@uwe.ac.uk