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NTU Sanctuary Article 26 Scholarship

Nottingham Trent University is very pleased to be offering two NTU Article 26 Sanctuary Scholarships for undergraduate entry in September 2022, for new students who have sought asylum in the UK but do not have access to Student Finance from the UK government.

The University will award two NTU Article 26 Sanctuary Scholarships for undergraduate entry in September 2022. Each recipient of the scholarship will receive a full tuition fee waiver and a £3000 bursary for course/living costs, for each academic year of their course.

In order to be considered for an NTU Article 26 Sanctuary Scholarship, you must either:

  1. Have been granted and currently have discretionary or limited leave to remain or some other temporary leave following an asylum application made in the UK, OR
  2. Be an asylum seeker (or the dependant of an asylum seeker and included on the asylum application) and can evidence your current immigration status as an asylum seeker (or dependant of an asylum seeker) and have an active asylum claim with UK Home Office; (Spouses/civil partners must have been the spouse/civil partner on the date which the asylum application was made. Children must have been aged under 18 on the date on which the asylum application was made.)

In addition, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • You are not able to access Student Finance from the UK government (student loans and grants) because of your immigration status in the UK; and
  • You have a firm unconditional or firm conditional offer of a place to study a full-time undergraduate degree or foundation degree course at Nottingham Trent University commencing in September 2022; and
  • You have not already obtained a degree or degree equivalent qualification; and
  • You can demonstrate that you will have sufficient funds to cover your living expenses and accommodation costs during your studies.

Further information can be found in the NTU Sanctuary Article 26 Scholarship guidance notes.

Please email our Student Financial Support Team ( to request the application form.  The deadline for applications is 12 June 2022.