Ulster University in Ireland | Asylum Seekers International Scholarship for Undergraduates 2019/2020

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Stipends are available to learners applying for a three-year full-time undergraduate degree in the 2019/20 academic year who have no access to university funding. Ulster University provides the knowledge, skills and confidence that will enable learners to fulfill a work requirement.

Worth of Award
Prospective candidates will be awarded the Scholarship Award:
  • A Travel and Course Costs Grant: Successful students will be offered a £500 a year (per year if applicable) grant to help with travel and course costs.
  • Tuition Fee Grant: Successful students will be offered a tuition fee-remitted (i.e. no fees) place at university for a maximum of three years or until such time as they are awarded status that entitles them to access student finance (if at all).
  • Ulster University will not be able to provide any financial support for accommodation or living costs. Students should only apply if they are able to fund these costs independently during their university course. Students will need to provide evidence of this.
  • Applicants in the United Kingdom must have the ' right to study ' included in their entry status by the closing date of the grant.   
  • In order to qualify, candidates must first apply through UCAS for an eligible undergraduate program and obtain a conditional or unconditional research offer at Ulster University by the deadline of September 2019.
  • Please also note that you have to apply through UCAS for your university place AND to Ulster University for the Scholarship by completing the online application form.
  • Applicants must have applied for asylum in Northern Ireland before applying for a place at University and must be currently resident in Northern Ireland, to be considered for a scholarship;
  • Be a dependant of someone with discretionary or limited leave to remain as a result of an application for refugee status

  • You or your parent/guardian have submitted an asylum application and not yet received a decision from the Home Office on your application.
  • You are not eligible for mainstream UK student funding due to your immigration status i.e you are not eligible for student finance for 2019/20 academic year.
  • You must not have completed an undergraduate degree previously.
  • You must live within a commutable distance to the Ulster University campus offering the course you have applied to.
  • You must confirm that you do not require support for living expenses or accommodation.
  • You must hold a conditional or unconditional offer OR have ‘decision pending’, status from Ulster University by April 2019. You will also be required to meet any academic and language conditions attached to your offer.
  • Candidates must satisfy these strict eligibility criteria and be able to check their conditions to apply. 

Note that Candidates who do not fulfill the requirements for the scholarship will not be regarded.

    How to apply for a grant is accessible online through their website below Click here for more information and apply Deadline: Please note that the date for applying for a grant is 30 April 2019. Late requests are not considered.

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