31 May, at 12 Noon, GMT.


London, UK.

(Fully Funded)


Goldsmiths International Response Scholarship – Goldsmiths, University of London

This year, Goldsmiths, University of London is offering a number of scholarships to refugees starting full-time study at Goldsmiths in September 2019.

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The QS World Rankings place Goldsmiths in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. Goldsmiths is also in the UK’s top 25 for the quality of their research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

For an undergraduate programme: Three to four years.

For a master’s programme: One year.

For a PhD programme: Three years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • You must have received an offer of a place on a full-time undergraduate or full-time postgraduate taught programme starting September 2019.
  • You will also need to demonstrate academic excellence and/or significant achievement in your chosen field of study.
  • You must be declared as refugee or asylum seeker on your application, or have been granted limited leave as the result of an asylum application or human rights application.
  • You must be undertaking your first undergraduate/postgraduate degree.
  • Applicants must have a letter from the UK Government confirming refugee/asylum status in the UK. This document must be uploaded to your My Goldsmiths account when you submit your application. Applications will not be considered if you do not provide evidence of your status in the UK
  • University Entry Requirements:
    1. For country specific requirements, click here.
    2. For course specific requirements, click here.
    3. If English isn’t your first language, you will need to meet the English language requirements to study with them. These are listed on the programme pages. They usually require an IELTS. However, they also accept a range of other English language qualifications.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

No. of available awards: 2 awards, which include:

  • Accommodation fee waiver (For a standard, single occupancy bedroom in Goldsmiths-owned accommodation only)
  • £11,400 for each year of study
  • Tuition fee waiver

How to Apply

First Step: Apply for the University

For Undergraduates:

  • International students apply for undergraduate degrees through UCAS.
  • You apply by filling out a form at The form allows you to apply to a maximum of 5 institutions. You only complete the form once and it will be sent to all the universities you’ve selected.
  • The form is broken down into different sections covering your contact information, academic history, and a personal statement that enables you to outline your passion and enthusiasm for the subject you want to study. Read the University’s guidance on creating a personal statement that stands out.
  • Your application also needs to include a reference from someone who knows you well and can talk about your suitability for the subject you want to study, such as a teacher at school or college.
  • You will need to pay a fee to UCAS to submit your application.

Read more about the undergradute application process.

For Postgraduates:

  • You can apply directly to Goldsmiths via the website by clicking the ‘apply now’ button on the programme page of the course you’re interested in. Some programmes have particular application procedures, so always check the programme listing for any specific requirements.
  • As part of your application you will be asked to upload a personal statement. This is your chance to differentiate yourself from the other applicants applying for your programme, and to describe why they should offer you a place to study. Read their guidance on writing your personal statement.
  • For most taught degrees there is no official deadline of when to apply by, but it’s worth noting that popular courses tend to fill up quickly, so it’s best to apply early to avoid disappointment.
  • As part of your application you may also be asked to provide examples of your work, such as essays or photography. Details will be given on individual programme pages.
  • After you’ve submitted your application it will be reviewed by the academic staff. You may also be invited to an interview (either in person or via Skype).

Read more about the postgraduate application process.

Second Step: Apply for the Scholarship

To apply for scholarships and bursaries, you’ll first need to set up a MyGoldsmiths account. Please see advice and guidance on how to create your MyGoldsmiths account. You’ll be sent details of how to create your account at enrolment.

Third Step: Applying for accommodation

You will need to make a separate accommodation application – this should be done as soon as applications open.

  • You will have to list Loring HallDean House, and Ewan Henderson court as your top three accomodation choices.
  • You will then need to fill out the other options to move onto the next stage of the application process.
  • You should also specify that you are are applying for this scholarship in the ‘Notes’ section of your accommodation application.

Find out more about applying for accommodation.

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Sohair Ahmed ElMeligy/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Hagar Mohamed Khalil/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team