Scholarships for Refugees

What scholarships are available for refugees and asylum seekers?

There are various scholarships, bursaries and grants available for asylum seekers and refugees who wish to study at university in the United Kingdom. Some of these offer full tuition fees and a grant for living costs, whereas others provide accommodation bursaries and small grants for travel. Visit the scholarship directory for information about all the UK universities that offer scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers.

Will I be eligible to apply for a refugee scholarship?

You will be eligible if you are an asylum seeker or the partner/dependant of an asylum seeker; or an asylum seeker/partner/dependant who has been granted Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) or some other form of temporary status. There may be other eligibility criteria, so contact the university direct for more information.

Where can I find more information about scholarships for refugees?

Refugee-Study provides comprehensive information about grants, bursaries and scholarships that are available for refugees and asylum seekers who wish to study at university in the UK. It also provides information about where to go for information and advice, along with details of funding for English language courses.