The Sanctuary Scholarship

This scholarship supports refugee and asylum seekers looking to study undergraduate courses at UWE Bristol. Please note: applications are now closed.

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.

Please note: applications are closed.

Key dates:

  • Monday 14 June – Candidates notified of final award decisions

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