Sanctuary Seekers’ Unit

Academic Scholarships and Home Fees

Home fees for refugees and asylum seekers for academic programmes at the University of Leicester

Please email Admissions (admissions@le.ac.uk for undergraduate, pgadmissions@le.ac.uk for postgraduate) including your name, student number and proof of status to make sure you are charged the correct fee amount.

Sanctuary scholarships for campus-based academic programmes

Each Sanctuary Scholarship consists of a tuition fee waiver, and a support package to be confirmed following assessment with our Welfare Service. The number of awards available are:

  • 2 x Undergraduate awards
  • 1 x Taught Masters award
  • 1 x PhD award.

Deadline for applications: 15 June 2022

You can find more information about our Sanctuary scholarships for campus-based academic programmes on our website.

Sanctuary scholarships for distance learning programmes

School of History, Politics and International Relations

1 full fee waiver on 5 distance learning master degree programmes twice a year (up to 10 scholarships per year) :

You can find more information about these Sanctuary scholarships for distance learning master programmes on our website.

School of Business

2 full fee waivers from a choice of 3 distance learning master degree programmes twice a year (up to 4 scholarships per year):

For more information about our Sanctuary scholarships for distance learning master programmes contact ULSB’s Sustainability Lead Dr Jacqueline Kirk on jk346@leicester.ac.uk.

School of Education

You can find the list of university scholarships available to refugees and asylum seekers across the UK on the STAR website (Student Action for Refugees).

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