The University of Strathclyde, the University of Strathclyde Student’s Association, the Scottish Refugee Council, and The Carnegie Trust worked together to create this scholarship. It aims to help people seeking refuge in the UK and those who are in the country for humanitarian reasons overcome barriers that prevent them from pursuing higher education.
Anyone planning to enroll as an undergraduate or taught graduate student at the University of Strathclyde is eligible to apply for this award. This award will give financial support for your education by covering the full cost of tuition and providing a stipend to aid with other essential study-related costs.
About the Scholarship Provider:
Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, is home to the University of Glasgow, which is consistently ranked as one of the best universities in the world. This Scottish institution is known as Strathclyde University. The laboratory is widely regarded as one of the greatest in the world when it comes to developing ground-breaking new technologies. There are over 23,000 students studying at the University of Strathclyde, and they hail from more than 100 different countries, making it a vibrant and interesting place to be a part of. Staff at Strathclyde University have been training students for employment in the twenty-first century and beyond since the university’s founding in 1818.
The University of Edinburgh made history in 2019 when it became the first Scottish university to win Times Higher Education’s University of the Year award for back-to-back years. The University of Edinburgh has joined the ranks of the world’s top institutions thanks to this success. The Sunday Times Excellent University Guide also recognized Strathclyde as the 2020 Scottish University of the Year after it received the Queen’s Anniversary Award, widely regarded as the highest honor a British university can get. Times Higher Education conducted a survey based on results from the 2021 National Student Survey and concluded that the vast majority of students at the University of Strathclyde are satisfied with their time there. Strathclyde University’s Strathclyde Business School collaborates with the public and private sectors to find novel answers to pressing societal challenges. The university’s Departments of Science, Engineering, Humanities, and Social Sciences also contribute to this effort. This collaboration is beneficial for both students and educators because it streamlines the process of remaining on the cutting edge of one’s field of study. University of the Year” by Times Higher Education in 2012 and again in 2019. Strathclyde University has a flawless QS score of 5. Both of those years, the institution received this recognition. Strathclyde University has been named the best school in Scotland for two years running (2012 and 2013).
They also received the nation’s highest honor for higher education, the Queen’s Anniversary Award for Higher and Further Education. Accounting and finance, medical-related courses, and pharmacology and pharmacy are three of Strathclyde University’s most sought-after majors, as reported by the Times and Sunday Times Excellent University Guide 2022. Twenty-one distinct types of classes offered at this university are consistently ranked among the top ten in the country. Strathclyde University is one of the top 20 most research-intensive universities in the United Kingdom, according to the most current review by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). The Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre played a significant role in achieving this success. Both the Physics and Electronics and Electrical Engineering Departments are consistently ranked in the Top 10 in the United Kingdom and Scotland. About 1,500 students live in the campus village, while another 400 live in off-campus accommodation associated with the university. Rooms at the university-provided housing at Strathclyde University, which consists of shared kitchens and is grouped into flats, are guaranteed to all incoming international students.
For many incoming freshman, the transition from on-campus housing to off-campus housing is made easier by a new online service. All graduate students have the option of living in dorms on campus. Strathclyde University is located in Glasgow, which is a vibrant, cultural hub with a thriving arts and music scene and a rowdy nightlife. Strathclyde University is a public research university in Glasgow, Scotland. There are a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates available. More than twenty museums and galleries can be found in Glasgow, and the city also plays host to the Scottish Royal Ballet, the Scottish Opera, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. There are many parks and gardens in the downtown area, some of which were established in the nineteenth century. The islands and mountains in the area are conveniently positioned near Glasgow, making day trips a breeze for students.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Strathclyde
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: Fully Funded
Study Level: Undergraduate
Nationality: International Students
- Qualified applicants will receive the following financial support:
- Tuition Fees
- The University will give scholarship funds to cover the whole cost of the tuition fees for the student’s programme until such time as the student is able to receive support from the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) or Student Finance England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
- Study Allowance
- The prize will include a study allowance, which can be used to repay necessary expenses incurred for the purpose of studying. This will cover costs for travel to and from the university, as well as payments for books and equipment.
- The award shall continue to be made throughout the standard term of studies for the student’s course unless/until:
- The student makes the decision to withdraw from the class.
- The student has successfully finished the course.
- The student has exhausted all of their options for appealing their status in the United Kingdom, and as a result, they are no longer legally permitted to do so.
- When the student satisfies the requirements set forth by the Home Office, they are granted the right to financial assistance through SAAS, Student Finance England, Wales, or Northern Ireland. In this particular scenario, the student’s expenses will be waived until such time as the government begins funding the fees.
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Eligibility for Scholarship.
- Applications from prospective students who meet the following criteria will be taken into consideration:
- hold an offer to study at the University of Strathclyde, either conditional or unconditional, for the academic year 2023-2024 (September start courses); and have submitted, or are the dependant of someone who has submitted, an application to the Home Office for recognition as a Refugee under the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees (hereafter “The Convention”), but have not yet received a final decision from the Home Office on that application; or hold a valid passport from a country that is not
- have been granted permission to stay in the United Kingdom on the basis of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, provided that the student has not become qualified to receive Student Assistance from the appropriate student financing authority in Scotland, England, Wales, or Northern Ireland.
- Because the scholarship does not pay for housing, applicants are need to already be residents of the Glasgow metropolitan area when they submit their applications. A prospective student must provide documented evidence of adequate housing arrangements at the time of application in order for their application to be considered. Applications will only be accepted from prospective students who live outside of the Glasgow area.
- Students who have already begun their program of study but who have subsequently sought for asylum and are unable to access their previous funding can also submit an application to be evaluated. In these circumstances, it will be necessary to prove that the initial funding for the project is no longer accessible. Applicants will be expected to produce supporting evidence in order to be considered for funding.
The University of Strathclyde 2023 Asylum Seeker Scholarship for International Students is open to all International Students
If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.
- Form for Application to the Asylum Seeker Scholarship
- Please send your completed forms through email to the following addresses:
- [email protected]
The application deadline for the University of Strathclyde 2023 Asylum Seeker Scholarship for International Students is May 28, 2023.