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University of Leicester

Ukraine Conflict Distance Learning Sanctuary Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
9706 GBP
Grant
United Kingdom
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

University of Leicester can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

University of Leicester awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Full tuition waiver + £9,706

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

This Sanctuary Scholarship offers an opportunity to study at the University of Leicester via distance learning for students whose access to higher education has been significantly restricted due to the conflict in Ukraine.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Awards include a tuition fee waiver for duration of your course, plus an annual stipend of up to £9,706 per year depending on your circumstances.

Eligibility

  • Candidates must hold an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Leicester beginning in September.
  • Candidates must be normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia or Belarus and be displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict.
  • Candidates must have one of the following immigration statuses:
    • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme;
    • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Family Scheme;
    • leave to remain granted under Ukraine Extension Scheme;
    • leave to remain on the grounds of 'humanitarian protection'
    • refugee status;
    • asylum seeker status/leave to remain as the results of an asylum application or human rights application;
    • International student visa.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United Kingdom

Nationality

3 nationalities

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

Eligible applicants should apply using the online application form. Please be advised that they will only accept applications via this online application form.

Make sure you apply for the course early and then apply for the Award at least 4 weeks before that start date to have the best chance of being considered for an Award.

In some cases, we may need to defer your place to later in the year. However, places are limited and there is no guarantee we will be able to offer you an Award.

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