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PGT Sanctuary Scholarships Application Form

Application Form - 2024 Entry

The PGT Sanctuary Scholarship Application Form below is divided into 6 sections:

  1. About you (your personal details and contact information)
  2. Sanctuary eligibility (your immigration status and right to study)
  3. Education eligibility (your previous qualifications and Postgraduate Taught degree course choice)
  4. Referee details (contact details for your referee - this should be someone who knows you in a professional capacity, such as a tutor, lecturer, employer or solicitor)
  5. Required Attachments / Documents (evidence of your Sanctuary eligibility and right to study, your personal statement and your referee's supporting statement)

  6. Declaration

Please read through all of the eligibility criteria hereLink opens in a new window and our guidance notesLink opens in a new window before making your application.

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

Contact us

Emily Cannon

Widening Participation Lifecycle Officer


Emily Cannon

Please note that Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarships are available for up to 1 year of full-time study (2 years part-time) for the following Postgraduate Taught courses starting in September 2024:

In addition, the following courses are not eligible for the PGT Sanctuary Scholarship award:

  • Module based courses (courses not achieving 180 CATS over a 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time basis)
  • Distance Learning courses
  • Postgraduate courses leading to a Doctoral qualification (such as a PhD)

If you are interested in a Doctoral programme (MPhil or PhD), you can find out more about Warwick's Sanctuary Scholarships for Doctoral study online here.Link opens in a new window

Applications for the Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarship for 2024 entry are now closed.

Privacy Notice

This table explains the ways in which we intend to process your personal data.

Who we are:

University of Warwick, a royal charter company with registered number RC000678, with offices at University House, Kirby Corner Road, Coventry CV4 8UW

Our Data Protection Officer:

Director of Legal and Compliance Services


Our contact for this work:

Emily Cannon, Widening Participation Lifecycle Officer (

The source from which your personal data originates:


The personal data will be collected directly from you.

The categories of your personal data that we will process:

Personal data will include: name, Warwick ID number, email address, date of birth, immigration status

The special categories of your personal data that we will process:


Our lawful basis for processing your personal data:

The processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest

Our purposes for processing your personal data:

The University of Warwick will process your personal data for the purposes of assessing your eligibility for the Postgraduate Taught Sanctuary Scholarship.

Who we will share your personal data with:

Your personal data will not be shared or disclosed to any third parties external to the University of Warwick. However, within the University, your personal information may be shared with relevant colleagues such as: Admissions, Welfare, Accommodation, Careers & Skills, Student Funding and Disability Services.

Will we transfer your personal data outside of the United Kingdom:

Your personal data will not be transferred outside of the United Kingdom


Will we use automated means (e.g. profiling) to make decisions about you:


Are you obliged to provide this personal data:


How long will we keep your personal data:


We keep all personal data in accordance with our Information and Records Management Policy and the University Records Retention Schedule.

Your personal data will be retained while your learner relationship with the University continues and up to 2 years after it ceases. Holding data for this duration will enable us to offer ongoing support, information, advice and guidance from the University.

Your rights:


You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing concerning you, or to object to processing, as well as the right to data portability. If our lawful basis for processing your personal data is your consent – you have the right to withdraw it at any time. To exercise these rights, please contact us by email at


You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which can be contacted at If we fail to comply with your rights, you have the right to seek a judicial remedy.