Sanctuary Scholarship

Sanctuary Scholarship

Extending educational opportunity to people from asylum seeking and refugee communities.

Applications have now closed for 2017/18 entrants.

The city of Bristol

What is it?

The Sanctuary Scholarship offers opportunities for those from refugee and asylum seeking communities to study at the University of Bristol.

The scholarship offers support towards the costs of higher education.

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Is it for me?

You may have faced barriers to accessing education in the past, but don't let this stop you from applying.

The Sanctuary Scholarship takes into account different educational backgrounds and language abilities.

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How to apply

The deadline has now passed for 2017/18 entry applications.

Guidance to Referees

Read the Guidance to Referees for the Sanctuary Scholarship.

What can I study?

You can study one of the following courses:

  • Full-time or part-time undergraduate degrees (3 or 4 years); and foundation programmes.
  • Full-time or part-time Master's degrees

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Welcome to Bristol

Bristol is a diverse and welcoming city that has been awarded City of Sanctuary status.

Terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for the Sanctuary Scholarship.

If you have any questions, you can contact a member of staff.

Please email us:

student-funding@bristol.ac.uk