The Brunel Sanctuary scholarship is awarded to the students who are identified as ‘refugees’ and pursuing a full time Undergraduate course, including a Foundation year or for five years of a sandwich course at Brunel University.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines:
To be eligible,
Applicants with following immigration status such as:
- Asylum Seeker-approved application (provided no conditions have been imposed by the Home Office that prohibits study or restricts study to another institution)
- Refugee status obtained (this includes the Syrian Vulnerable Person Relocation Scheme or similar schemes).
- Discretionary Leave to Remain as the result of an asylum claim
- Humanitarian Protection
- Immigration settlement in the UK as a result of the Family Reunion scheme.
- Limited leave to remain in the UK as a family member (aged under 18) of a refugee.
- Limited leave to remain granted on Human Rights grounds.
- Before the Sanctuary Scholarship application can be considered an applicant Should have submitted an application to study at Brunel for the academic year
- Should have an offer for pursuing undergraduate course and must commence the course in the upcoming academic year.
Proof of Eligibility:
Applicants must be able to verify their immigration status and are required to provide evidence in the form of a:
- Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
- Home office letter confirming immigration status
- Passport with vignettes
- Application registration card (asylum)
How to Apply:
Should submit the evidence of immigration status with the scholarship application and must provide evidence and meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for a Scholarship. The Scholarship Allocation Panel will then shortlist applicants based on their application and supporting evidence.