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: 31 July 2021

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

Sanctuary scholarships for distance learning programmes

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 our Sanctuary scholarships for distance learning master programmes on our website.

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).