Sanctuary Scholarship

Academic year 2024

Overview

Every year, Leeds Trinity offers Sanctuary Scholarships to help people seeking asylum and students from a forced migrant background to access Higher Education. These scholarships were originally set up in partnership with the Helena Kennedy Foundation through their Article 26 project.

The Sanctuary Scholarship provides a tuition fee waiver for the length of the course. This means the full cost of the tuition fees is covered. Leeds Trinity offers 5 Sanctuary Scholarships per academic year.

Are you eligible to apply?

  • Applicants must have an offer on an undergraduate or taught postgraduate course at Leeds Trinity University (these scholarships are not available to students studying with our partner providers).

  • Applicants must be a person seeking asylum in the UK or they must have an immigration status following an application for asylum that does not allow them to access student finance from the UK government (e.g., Limited Leave to remain).

  • Or applicants must be the family member of the above whose application is dependent on theirs or whose leave has been granted in line with theirs.

  • Sponsored students entering the UK on a study visa are not eligible.

The deadline for applying is 31st July 2024 for courses that start in September / October 2024.

Deadline

Application will close on 31 July 2024

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
I utilized the services of SI-UK in Chennai which proved invaluable for me. They provided great assistance throughout my application process, guiding me from evaluating my choices to selecting the university that best matched my profile.
Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
Nidhi Agarwal
"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
Nidhi Agarwal
Nidhi Agarwal
MSc Design Innovation, Loughborough University
Sudarshan
"The entire team at SI-UK was incredibly supportive. They provided me with a list of universities to consider, and I ultimately chose Aston University. With their assistance, I applied and received an offer along with a £5000 scholarship. I am grateful to my counselor and the entire team for guiding me through the visa application process and every other aspect. Thank you, SI-UK, for helping me pursue my dream."
Sudarshan
Sudarshan
Engineering, Aston University
Saumya Sharma
"Last year, I reached out to SI-UK, Jaipur for my Master’s journey, and it has been an incredibly fulfilling and successful experience. From guiding me through the application process to assisting with letters of recommendation and statement of purpose, and even following up with universities, SI-UK provided comprehensive support at every step of the journey. They went the extra mile, assisting with admissions, fee processing, accommodation arrangements, visa guidance, and coordination on medical checkups. I firmly believe that my admission to the University of Birmingham wouldn't have been possible without SI-UK. I highly recommend SI-UK to anyone seeking admission to a UK or Ireland university."
Saumya Sharma
Saumya Sharma
MBA , University of Birmingham
Jehabuz Khan
In September, I sought assistance from SI-UK for my studies in the UK, with a planned intake for January 2023. With the support of my counsellor who made exceptional efforts, I smoothly navigated the application process which culminated in the timely acquisition of my UK student visa hassle-free. I wholeheartedly endorse SI-UK to fellow students aiming to pursue their dreams of studying in the UK. Thank you!
Jehabuz Khan
Jehabuz Khan
MSc in Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde
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