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Southampton announce Sanctuary Scholarship for 2022-23 students

06th Jul 2022

The University of Southampton have announced the Sanctuary Scholarship for new undergraduate and postgraduate students starting in 2022-23 is available to apply for.

The Sanctuary Scholarship will support two students per year seeking sanctuary in the UK to undertake a course in higher education. The University will:

  • Cover fees
  • Provide an £8,000 bursary to help with additional costs
  • Support students with university accommodation costs if required

Students applying for the scholarship will need to have an immigration status such as:

  • have been granted refugee status AND Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) 
  • been granted five years’ limited leave as a refugee, and intend to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) 
  • have been granted Humanitarian Protection (HP) AND Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) 

A full list can be found here. The scholarship is part of an ongoing project from Southampton to ensure the UK and University is a welcoming place of safety for all, especially for those fleeing violence and persecution.

Do you know someone who is worthy of the scholarship, or do you wish to apply yourself? Arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.

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