The University of Strathclyde Asylum Seeker Scholarship in the UK

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • United Kingdom, United Kingdom
  • Apply Before : May 3, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 232199
  • Degree BachelorMaster
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 1 Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The University of Strathclyde Asylum Seeker Scholarship offers a vital opportunity for asylum seekers in the UK to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at the university. Developed in collaboration with key organizations, including the University of Strathclyde Students’ Association, Scottish Refugee Council, and The Carnegie Trust, this scholarship aims to support individuals facing barriers to higher education due to their asylum-seeking status.

The scholarship covers tuition fees and offers financial assistance for necessary study-related expenses. If you were under 18 when your asylum application was submitted, you may be eligible to have your tuition fees covered by SAAS.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: May 3, 2024
  • Funding Type: Scholarship covering tuition fees and essential study costs
  • Host Institution: University of Strathclyde
  • Eligible Countries: Applicants residing within the UK
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Asylum seekers or individuals residing in the UK on humanitarian grounds
  • Field: Various undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses offered by the University of Strathclyde
  • Study Level: Undergraduate and postgraduate taught
  • Number of scholarships: Variable
  • Host Country: United Kingdom

Benefits and Financial Aids

You can benefit from the program as follows:

  • The scholarship covers tuition fees until the recipient becomes eligible for tuition fee support from relevant funding bodies.
  • Study allowance covers essential expenses such as books, equipment, and local transportation within Glasgow.

Eligibility Criteria

All candidates should meet the following criteria:

  • Must have received a conditional or unconditional offer to study an undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Strathclyde for the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • Applicants must have applied for refugee status under the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees or have been granted leave to remain in the UK based on Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
  • Residency within the Glasgow area is required; however, exceptions may be for applicants residing elsewhere in the UK with appropriate accommodation arrangements.
  • Must have been in the UK since August 1, before the course’s start date

The following are not eligible:

  • Eligible for individuals within the UK; Ineligible for those outside the UK.
  • Traveling to the UK solely for scholarship qualification is prohibited.
  • Exclusions: Housing, living expenses, and travel costs are not covered.
  • Ineligible if not receiving Home Office support for living costs.
  • Not intended for research students; Eligible for undergraduate or taught postgraduate degrees

Subjects Eligible

Applicants can apply for the following subjects:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Architecture
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil & environmental engineering
  • Computer science
  • Design manufacture & engineering management
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronic & electrical engineering
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship
  • History
  • Human resource management
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics & statistics
  • Mechanical & aerospace engineering
  • Languages
  • Naval architecture ocean & marine engineering
  • Pharmacy & biomedical sciences
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Speech & language therapy
  • Business
  • Journalism
  • Hospitality & tourism
  • Management
  • Forensic science
  • Management Science
  • Social policy
  • Teaching
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology & biological sciences
  • Biomedical science
  • Civil engineering
  • Data Analytics
  • Environmental engineering
  • Health
  • Immunology
  • International relations
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Naval architecture
  • Ocean engineering
  • Pharmacology
  • Product design
  • Prosthetics & orthotics
  • Renewable energy
  • Social work
  • Software engineering
  • Sports engineering
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Marine Engineering

How to apply?


Applicants can refer to the funding and financial support team at for further information and inquiries regarding funding and financial support or visit the official University of Strathclyde website.


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