Newcastle University is glad to offer two international scholarships that cover full tuition fees as well as a living expenses bursary to those who aspire to study at the university. The scholarships are intended to help students from refugee backgrounds advance to higher levels of education.
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Criteria for Eligibility for Sanctuary International Scholarships
Applicants must be residents of the United Kingdom at the time of application.
Applicants must be asylum seekers, children of asylum seekers, unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, or those with refugee status.
Applicants must meet the entry requirements for the course at Newcastle University that they desire to pursue. Ideally, a high school diploma and a bachelor’s or master’s degree are required.
Applicants must provide the following English language proficiency exam results: Depending on the course, IELTS 6.5 or higher is required.
International countries are eligible.
Undergraduate, Master’s, or Doctorate
Tuition and living expenses are included in the number of awards.
The total number of awards is five.
Application Procedure: Interested students must submit their initial admission application online. Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must complete a separate scholarship application form.
The application deadline is April 7, 2023.