Fees and Funding


University of Sanctuary Scholarships


The details
Postgraduate taught

The University of Sanctuary Scholarship is available to new Postgraduate Taught (PGT) Masters students taking up a place to study in 2024-2025, who have UK Asylum status or Discretionary/Limited Leave to Remain as a result of an asylum application, and those with Humanitarian Protection, as result of an asylum application or through a dependants claim.

How to apply

Apply for the Sanctuary Scholarship using the application form  provided on the information page and send to funding@essex.ac.uk, along with evidence of your immigration status, and a letter of reference.

The deadline for applications will close on:

  • Friday 30 June 2024 at midnight (GMT) for October 2024 start.
  • Tuesday 31 October 2024 at midnight (GMT) for January 2025 start.

Full details

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, how you'll receive your funding and whether this award can be combined with others or not.

University of Sanctuary Scholarship terms and conditions for 2024-25 entry (.pdf)

If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.