The University of Glasgow is offering 4 scholarships (one per college) for applicants to the University who are staying in the UK on humanitarian grounds and are facing challenges in progressing onto Higher Education.

The scholarship is open to prospective undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University of Glasgow applying for entry in 2020.

The scholarship meets the full cost of tuition fees for the duration of your programme as well providing an additional £5,000 per year stipend, if the eligibility criteria for university accommodation is met this will also be provided for the duration of your degree. For more information on the accommodation criteria please see the Residential Services section on the website.

Worth of Award

  • The scholarship meets the full cost of tuition fees for the duration of your programme as well providing an additional £5,000 per year stipend.
  • if the eligibility criteria for university accommodation is met this will also be provided for the duration of your degree.
  • For more information on the accommodation criteria please see the Residential Services section on their website.
  • They are also offering 4 scholarships to students who hold refugee status. This scholarship is awarded as a £5,000 per year stipend toward living costs per year of study.

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must

  • Hold a firm conditional or unconditional offer for study at the University of Glasgow for 2020/21; and
  • have submitted, or are the dependant of someone who has submitted, an application to the Home Office for recognition as a Refugee under the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees (hereafter “The Convention”) and not yet received a decision from the Home Office on that application; or
  • have been offered leave to remain in the UK on the grounds of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights or under Paragraphs 276ADE – 276DH of the UK Immigration Rules, provided that the student has not become eligible for Student Support from the relevant student funding body in Scotland, England, Wales or Northern Ireland.

How to Apply

  • Eligible applicants must complete the online application form.
  • Once you have submitted your application online, you must email copies of the following documents in support of your application, to [email protected] This will allow them to confirm your immigration status in compliance with UK legislation.

If you are subject to Home Office Temporary Admission/Immigration Bail Reporting, please provide your:

Application Registration Card (ARC) or Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) – front and back
Immigration  Bail Reporting Notice (this may also be referred to as a Temporary Admission Document or BAIL 201) – please include every page of this document.

If you are not subject to Home Office Temporary Admission/Immigration Bail Reporting, please provide your:

Application Registration Card (ARC) or Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) – front and back
The most recent documentation you have received from the Home Office in conjunction with your application/appeal – this should show your Home Office reference number

Deadline: deadline for applications is June 30, 2020. Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application around mid-July.

 

Click here for more details and to apply

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