The Sanctuary Scholarship

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

For each academic year, 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).

Please note that we are accepting applications from people who are part of the the Homes for Ukraine or Ukraine Family Visa schemes.

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.

Applications are currently open

Key dates:

  • Friday 17 June 2022 - closing date for applications
  • Thursday 30 June 2022 - candidates notified of final award decisions.

Apply now

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