Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
Kingston University has four fee-remitted Sanctuary Scholarships available each academic year for Asylum Seeking applicants with no access to Student Finance. This is in support of STAR's Equal Access Campaign which aims to create scholarship pathways to provide higher education to refugees and asylum seekers who have fled persecution and sought asylum in the UK.
Four full fee-remitted places each year to successful undergraduate applicants.
An annual £5,000 bursary to support students with living costs.
A place on our KU Cares Scheme, which includes a designated member of staff to provide support, guidance and opportunities throughout your studies.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- An asylum seeker through forced migration.
- Ineligible to apply for Student Finance due to asylum status.
- Holding an offer for an undergraduate course at Kingston University for the forthcoming academic year.
Study experience required
Sanctuary Scholarships at Kingston University are extremely competitive, they would encourage applicants to research other funding opportunities in addition to making an application.
Applications for September 2024 entry will open in January 2024.