|Scholarship Name||Sanctuary Scholarship|
|Scholarship Deadline||22 July 2022|
Since 2014, Newman University has been proud to be one of a growing number of universities to offer a Sanctuary Scholarship as part of the Helena Kennedy Foundation’s Article 26 Project, promoting access to higher education for people who have fled persecution and sought asylum in the UK.
Newman University awards two undergraduate scholarships per year to applicants from a forced migrant background who cannot access finance from Student Finance England because of their Home Office status. Sanctuary Scholars will be provided with:
Students should only apply if they are able to support these costs themselves for the full duration of their university course.
Applicants must be:
Please note: Spouses/civil partners must have been the spouse/civil partner on the date which the asylum application was made. Children/step-children must have been aged under 18 on the date on which the asylum application was made.
Applications for the September 2022 Sanctuary Scholarship will open in January 2022. The application form and guidance notes are available as attachments at the end of this web page and the closing date is midday, 22nd July 2022.
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