30 June 2019.


The UK.

(Partially Funded)


University of Bradford -Sanctuary Scholarships

The University of Bradford provides these scholarships to enable people seeking asylum, or those already granted refugee status who cannot access student finance, to participate in higher education.

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Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

According to the program.

  • This scholarship is for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • An asylum seeker or the partner/dependent of an asylum seeker.
  • An asylum seeker/refugee/partner/dependant who has been granted Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) or some other form of temporary status
  • A refugee who is unable to access student finance due to the previous study.
  • Currently attending a school, college, community or voluntary group which can provide a reference in support of your application
  • Unable to access mainstream funding, e.g. student finance or a local authority grant. Those that are classed as care leavers and previously were under local authority care can however apply.
  • Live within the Bradford Metropolitan District Council Area, or live within a commutable distance to the University and be able to cover your travel costs yourself, or be able to relocate to Bradford without requiring extra financial support.
  • Do not require support for living expenses or accommodation.
  • You are also able to get a scholarship/scholarship funding to attend a Pre-sessional English preparation course if your English language level is not high enough to meet the entry requirements of the University/your course. All students will be assessed on an individual basis. Further details of the programme can be found here: Pre-sessional English Language Programme
  • Applicants must meet these strict eligibility criteria and be in a position to verify their circumstances in order to apply. Applicants who do not meet the criteria will not be considered for the scholarship.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

Successful applicants for the Scholarship Award at the University of Bradford will be provided with:

  • Tuition Fee Grant: Successful students will be offered a tuition fee-remitted (i.e. no fees) place at university until such time as they are awarded status that entitles them to access student finance (if at all)
  • A Travel and Course Costs Grant: Successful students will be offered a £500 a year (per year if applicable) grant to help with travel and course costs
  • Personal Support: In addition to fee remission, support will be available for students to enable them to identify and overcome barriers to achievement on their degree programme and for their future careers
  • The University of Bradford will not be able to provide any financial support for accommodation or living costs. Students should only apply if they are able to support these costs themselves during their university course. Students will need to provide proof of this.

How to Apply

First Step: You have to apply through UCAS for your university place and to the University of Bradford for the Scholarship by completing the application form. Sanctuary Scholarship application form

Second Step: Please fill in the application form and either post it or email it to us – details are on the form. Please remember to enclose proof of your qualifications if you have it and your referee’s statement.

Third Step: Postgraduate students will need to apply for a place on a course via the University of Bradford website.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Raghda Hourani / Palestine

Reviewed by “ Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco
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MARJ3 Scholarships team