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Warwick Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarships

University of Sanctuary

University of Sanctuary

The University of Warwick is located on the outskirts of the city of Coventry which is recognised as a 'City of Sanctuary'. The 'City of Sanctuary' movementLink opens in a new window is committed to building a culture of hospitality and welcome, especially for those seeking sanctuary from war and persecution. The University of Warwick is committed to creating a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary within, and beyond, our campus, and was awarded University of SanctuaryLink opens in a new window status in 2017.

You may also be able seek support from cara.ngoLink opens in a new window, who help academics from any country in the world, on any continent, who are being forced to flee.

Applications for the Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarship are open for 2024 entry. Please read through the information below and apply by Friday 7th June 2024Link opens in a new window.

Contact us

Emily Cannon

Widening Participation Lifecycle Officer


Emily Cannon

Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarship Overview

Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarships are available to students who are seeking sanctuary in the United Kingdom or have been awarded a protection status as a result of an asylum application.

Please note that there are 3 PGT Sanctuary Scholarships available for 2024 entry and not all applications will be successful. We would therefore encourage you to explore alternative sources of fundingLink opens in a new window if you plan to apply for the scholarship.

Applications for the PGT Sanctuary Scholarships scheme are now open for 2024 entry. Please read through the information tabs below and read our guidance notesLink opens in a new window for further information about eligibility criteria and how to apply.

The deadline for applications is 23:59 (11:59pm) on Friday 7th June 2024.

There are up to 3 PGT Sanctuary Scholarships available for 2024 entry. Each scholarship includes:

Financial support
  • Full tuition fee support: Students will be offered a non-repayable 100% tuition fee waiver for 1 year (2 years if part-time).
  • Maintenance/living cost support: Students will be awarded a maintenance stipend in line with UKRI ratesLink opens in a new window (£19,237 for 2024/25 academic year).

Pastoral support

The Widening Participation Lifecycle Team will support you throughout your studies and will share information about opportunities that might be relevant to you. We can also signpost you to other areas of support across the university.

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