Scholarships

Sanctuary Scholarship 2020/21

About the award

Level: Undergraduate
Course: All in the Faculty of Science & Engineering or the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Country: United Kingdom
Value: Full fee waiver; £1,700 QMUL Bursary per year; £7,747 living cost grant per year for those living in a parental home or £12,010 living cost grant for those living independently
No. of awards: 2
Deadline: 5pm 20th April 2020

More information

Queen Mary University of London is offering tuition fee and maintenance support for up to two undergraduate students who are asylum seekers or have a temporary immigration status awarded as a result of a claim for asylum but outside of the immigration rules, studying on degree programmes in the Faculty of Science & Engineering or the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Successful applicants will be awarded a full tuition fee waiver and maintenance support. The non-repayable maintenance scholarship will include £1,700, the equivalent of the QMUL Bursary, and the equivalent of the student loan which most closely matches your circumstances, £7,747 for those living in a parental home, £12,010 for those living independently.

Funding will be provided for the normal duration of your course, if you need to apply for extra funding, e.g. for a course change or repeat year, your individual circumstances will be examined by the panel and a decision will be communicated to you.

Eligibility

For us to consider your application for our Sanctuary Scholarship you must:

  • have a temporary immigration status awarded as a result of a claim for asylum but outside of the immigration rules (e.g. limited leave to remain, discretionary leave to remain, humanitarian protection); or
  • be an asylum seeker or child of an asylum seeker;

AND

  • be ineligible to obtain funding from the Student Loan Company due to your immigration status; and
  • have an offer of a place on a course in the Faculty of Science & Engineering or the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; and
  • not already hold an equivalent or higher level qualification.

How to apply

Download the application form and submit it and any documentation requested by handing it to the Student Enquiry Centre, emailed or posted to us by the closing date of 5pm 20 April 2020

Sanctuary Scholarship Application Form [PDF 424KB]

Contact us

Contact details for bursaries office - for applicants Visit us: 		Student Enquiry Centre, Ground Floor 			Queens' Building, Mile End Campus  Opening Hours:		Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm Find us online: 		arcs.qmul.ac.uk/bursariesoffice