Sanctuary Scholarship

Funding for students from asylum-seeking and refugee communities. The scholarship offers support towards the costs of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The scholarship offers students from asylum-seeking and refugee communities funds towards the cost of:

  • full-time foundation degree programmes
  • full-time and part-time undergraduate degrees (three-year or four-year degrees)
  • full-time and part-time postgraduate master's programmes (LLM, MA, MSc or MRes).

Find out more about eligible courses.


You can apply if you:

  • are from from a refugee or asylum-seeking community
  • hold an academic offer (or are awaiting a decision) to study at the University of Bristol.

Read the full eligibility criteria.

Application process

  1. Read the scholarship terms and conditions and the guidance for applicants before applying.
  2. Complete an online application form

Email if you have any questions.


Applications for 2020/21 entry are now closed. The application deadline was 30 March 2020.

Further details

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