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Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24

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Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship

Important Points 

Listed below are the key points to be noted about the Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24:

  • Funding is full 
  • All the following course offered at the host institution in respective departments and faculties are eligible for this scholarship:
    • All courses 
  • International students students are eligible
  • All undergraduate and Masters applicants are eligible

Brief Description

At Lancaster University, we are dedicated to extending the benefits of higher education to individuals in pursuit of a safe and secure haven. Our Sanctuary Scholarships cater to students who are seeking asylum in the UK and do not qualify for statutory student financial support from Student Finance England (Wales or Northern Ireland) or the Student Awards Agency for Scotland. It’s important to keep in mind that the allocation of Sanctuary Scholarships each year is limited.

We believe in creating an inclusive and supportive environment where all individuals, regardless of their immigration status, can access the transformative power of education. Our commitment to offering opportunities for higher learning to those in need reflects our university’s values of inclusivity and equality.

Application Deadline

  • Application deadlines is yet to be announced as application opens by September 2023

Eligible Courses

Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24 is a scheme that looks to reward high-achieving internationals, and it is only available for the course below at the respective faculties:

  • All courses 

Eligible Countries

Students from the following nationalities are eligible:

  • All countries   

Scholarship Award Benefit

All of the following will be provided by the university:

  • £5,000 for living costs
  • 100% tuition fee discount

Degree Type

Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24 is for undergraduate and Masters applicants.

Number of Awards

  • Not specified 

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24:

  • Submitted an application for asylum in the UK and granted Refugee status.
  • Various immigration statuses:
    • Discretionary leave to remain (DLR).
    • Indefinite leave to remain (ILR).
    • Humanitarian Protection (HP).
  • Asylum-related statuses:
    • Awaiting a decision on an application for refugee status (asylum seeker).
    • Leave as an Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Child (UASC Leave).
    • Refused Asylum Seeker (application for refugee status has been denied, and a fresh claim is in process).
  • Immigration status and purpose of stay:
    • Lived in the UK for the last half of life.
    • Stay was not for the principal purpose of study.
    • Possess a form of immigration permission, which can include Limited Leave to Remain (LLR).
  • Hold an offer to study at Lancaster University. 
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Application Procedure

The following procedure remains the only viable route to apply rightfully:

  • In addition to applying for the admission, a separate scholarship application – in addition to the university admission – is needed for Lancaster Sanctuary Scholarship.

Please click the Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24 to begin your application.

Frequently Asked Questions

The following are the FAQs that would help you in your scholarship search:

Lancaster University Sanctuary Scholarship, UK 2023-24

  • It is an undergraduate and Masters position for only high-achieving applicants of the scholarship by Lancaster University

What are Tips to Increase My Chances of Getting Selected

  • Follow deadlines and give all documentation correctly upon request.

Is this Scholarship for Both Domestic and Foreign Applicants?

  • This is for International applicants.

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