30 June 2019.


Bradford, 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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Bradford was the first university outside London to offer part-time degree courses, and their courses are designed in response to the changing business, social, scientific and environmental landscape.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology and Criminal Behaviour
  • Economics
  • Film and Television Production
  • Film and Visual Effects Technology
  • Finance and Business Analytics
  • Medicine
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Relations, Politics and Security Studies
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • MPhysiotherapy – Sport and Exercise Medicine MPhysio
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Politics, Peace and Development
  • English Language
  • Psychology
  • Public Health and Community Wellbeing
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Working with Children, Young People and Families

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  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Practice in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution
  • Archaeological Sciences
  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences
  • Cancer Drug Discovery
  • Cancer Pharmacology
  • Cyber Security
  • Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology
  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Management
  • Filmmaking
  • Finance and Investment
  • Finance, Accounting and Management
  • Human Osteology and Palaeopathology
  • Human Resource
  • International Commercial Law
  • Marketing
  • Archaeology
  • Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Medical Bioscience
  • Nursing Studies
  • Optometry
  • Peace, Conflict and Development
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociology, Social Policy and Crime
  • Sustainable Development

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

According to the program of study.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • an asylum seeker or the partner/dependant of an asylum seeker; OR an asylum seeker/refugee/partner/dependant who has been granted Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) or some other form of temporary status ; OR a refugee who is unable to access student finance due to previous study.
  • Have a conditional or unconditional offer from the University of Bradford for September 2019 start. For undergraduate study you need to apply for a Bradford course via UCAS.
  • 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.

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.
  • English Language Tuition: if a student can only receive a conditional offer based on their level of English Language, we may be able to offer an English Programme in the first year to allow the student to access their chosen programme of study in the following year (you would need to apply for the scholarship again or fund yourself/access financial support if eligible, for your chosen programme of study the following year).  All students will be assessed on an individual basis.

How to Apply

First Step: Have a conditional or unconditional offer from the University of Bradford for September 2019 start.

Second Step:For undergraduate study you need to apply for a Bradford course via UCAS, postgraduate students will need to apply for a place on a course via the University of Bradford website.

Third Step:Please read the guidance notes fully before applying here.

Forth Step:You must provide a statement from a referee in support of your application.

Fifth Step: download the application form here.

Sixth Step: then email your completed form to:

Or you can post your completed form to: Greig Gemmell, Student Fees and Finance Manager, Richmond Building,University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP.

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