University of Edinburgh Scholarships for Asylum Seekers

/ 26 May 2020

University of Edinburgh Scholarships for Asylum Seekers

Type: Bachelor's (Undergraduate), Master's Degree, Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees

Who: Asylum seekers in the UK looking to study at the university of Edinburgh

What: Tuition fees and stipend

When: 2020 - 2021

Where: University of Edinburgh

Program Length: Degree Length

Deadline to Apply: 01 September 2020

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: UK

Academic Subject(s): All Subjects


The University of Edinburgh Asylum Seeker Tuition Fee Status and Scholarship program will offer tuition fee and living cost support to those most in need who are seeking asylum.

For students commencing study at the University in session 2020-2021, the university will offer up to:

– one undergraduate scholarship

– two postgraduate master’s degree scholarships

Each scholarship will cover the ‘home’ rate of the fee and provide a stipend.

Deadline to apply: Applications are open from May 21 until September 1, and will be considered on a rolling basis. 

Eligibility and How to Apply 

Before assessing your tuition fee status, you should have applied for admission to a degree programme at this university commencing in 2020-2021 through the following links:

Undergraduate admission

Postgraduate admission

You will be asked to provide a supporting statement from your legal representative or the charitable body representing your case in the UK. This supporting statement should provide details of your current immigration status and an indication of timescales for the Home Office decision on your asylum claim. This statement should be sent by email to the Fees and Student Support team. Email your supporting statement to [email protected]

Applications will not be considered without this supporting documentation. 


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