Lancaster Sanctuary Scholarship

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At Lancaster University they are committed to offering all the opportunities of higher education to those seeking a place of safety and security. The Sanctuary Scholarships are available to students who are seeking asylum in the UK and are not entitled to receive statutory student financial support from Student Finance England (Wales or Northern Ireland) or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland. Please note, that there is a limited number of Sanctuary Scholarships available each year.

Eligibility

• Have submitted an application for asylum in the UK and received an award of DLR (Discretionary Leave to Remain), LLR (Limited Leave to Remain), Humanitarian Protection, or some other form of temporary status. Students who have been included as a dependent (Spouse/child) on an application for asylum are also eligible. • Or have entered the UK through one of the UK visa concessions for Ukrainian nationals • Hold an offer to study at Lancaster University.

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Benefits

• Free accommodation on the University campus including a welcome pack to help you settle in.  • 100% tuition fee discount until such a time as you are awarded a status in the UK that allows you to apply for support from Student Finance England (Wales or Northern Ireland) or Student Awards Agency for Scotland. • Up to £5,000 per year to support with living costs, non-repayable until such a time as you are awarded a status in the UK that allows you to apply for support from Student Finance England (Wales or Northern Ireland) or Student Awards Agency for Scotland. • Access to the Lancaster Success Programme, which includes one-to-one coaching.

Application

Due to each applicant's individual circumstances and the rapidly evolving situations people are in, we ask that expressions of interest are submitted by completing this short form so that we can offer you the most effective and appropriate support.

Lancaster Sanctuary Scholarship – Enquiry Form (2022/23 Entry)

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