Funding for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK

There are a variety of funding schemes for refugees and asylum seekers who have come to the UK. If you are interested in studying at university in the UK, grants, scholarships and bursaries are available. Some are offered by individual universities, whereas others are offered through the Helena Kennedy Foundation.


If you are interested in social care, medicine, nursing and related professions, scholarships and grants are provided by the Schwab and Westheimer Trust.


There are a number of free English language courses available, offered in different parts of the UK.  There are also a variety of organisations and charities that offer information, advice and support to asylum seekers and refugees living in England, Scotland and Wales. Contact them direct for more information.

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