The University of Sanctuary Scholarship is available to new Postgraduate Taught (PGT) Masters students taking up a place to study in 2021-22, 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.
The scholarship includes:
The scholarship will be offered to two students in the academic year 2021-22, therefore the application process is competitive.
The following document outlines the full terms and conditions of this scholarship, please ensure you read them in full before you complete and submit an application form.
Eligibility will be based on the following permissions being granted by the Home Office and alignment with UNHCR guidelines:
All applicants must have received a conditional or unconditional offer to study an eligible PGT programme at the University of Essex before you can apply for the Sanctuary Scholarship.
There are two streams of the scholarship: (i) one-year Human Rights PGT Masters programmes and (ii) all other one-year PGT Masters programmes. One scholarship will be awarded for each of the streams. See further detail below:
Stream 1: Human rights programmes, including:
Stream 2: All other one-year PGT Masters programmes, excluding the Human Rights programmes listed in stream 1.
To be considered for this scholarship you need to:
If you would like further advice and support regarding applying for your course please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications will close on Sunday 18 July 2021 at midnight (GMT).
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.
If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.