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Sanctuary Scholarship at Sheffield Hallam University for International Students

Apply for Sanctuary scholarship and study at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. Each academic year, the university offers Sanctuary Scholarship to support talented students who have sought asylum in the United Kingdom. The scholarship is jointly funded by the university and through generous donations from former students. It is intended to meet study costs, such as travel and study materials.

Proudly a University of Sanctuary, Sheffield Hallam University is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England with two campuses.

Host Institution

Sheffield Hallam University, UK.

Eligible Programmes for Sanctuary Scholarship

All Undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered at the university.

Eligible Countries

Nationals of any country outside England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can apply for this scholarship.

Transform Together International Scholarship in the UK.

Number of Scholarships to be awarded

3 scholarships will be awarded for the 2022/23 academic session,

Scholarship Benefits

Each recipient of this scholarship shall receive:

  • a full tuition-fee waiver for the length of the course; and
  • funding of £4,000 for costs associated with studies.

In addition to the financial benefits, the scholarship will enable you to study international human rights law and contemporary refugee studies whilst undertaking an internship in the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice if you study under Helena Kennedy Centre Sanctuary Scholarship.

Scholarship Duration

Maximum of 4 years for undergraduates and 18 months for postgraduates.

Kindly note that if you study part time, the Sanctuary Scholarship will be pro-rated, according to the intensity of the course, therefore the maximum durations stated above will be increased proportionately.

Eligibility Criteria for Sanctuary Scholarship at Sheffield Hallam University

For you to be eligible, you must:

  • Have made an asylum application in the United Kingdom prior to applying for the Sanctuary Scholarship.
  • Have an immigration status connected to your asylum claim.
  • be residing in the UK.
  • Not be eligible for funding from Student Funding England (Scotland or Wales or Northern Ireland) at the start of your course of the next academic year.
  • Hold an academic offer (or are awaiting a decision) to study at Sheffield Hallam University for an eligible course starting in September 2022.

Application Guidelines

For you to successfully apply for this scholarship, you must read the eligibility criteria and ensure you meet the requirements before applying. Kindly fill the online application form is your are eligible. Learn more and apply on the official website.

Application Deadline

23:55 19 April 2022.


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