City, University of London Article 26 Scholarship Scheme
City, University of London is pleased to offer three Article 26 Scholarships for 2017 entry. The scholarship consists of full tuition fee support and a grant to help students with the costs of living and studying. This will apply for each year of study on an undergraduate course for those applying to join City as new entrants in 2017.
Are you eligible?
To meet the eligibility criteria of the Award, applicants must:
- Be an asylum seeker or the partner/dependent of an asylum seeker; OR an asylum seeker/partner/dependent who has been granted Limited or Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) or some other form of temporary status and;
- Have a conditional or unconditional offer of undergraduate study from City, University of London, having applied through UCAS;
- Be currently attending a school, college, community or voluntary group which can provide a reference in support of their application;
- Be unable to access mainstream funding, e.g. student finance or a local authority grant.
How much is the Article 26 Scholarship?
Three students per academic year will be awarded a scholarship. This will cover your full fees for all three years of undergraduate study. This would cover a maximum of four years if you are undertaking a foundation programme, integrated Masters or are studying abroad for a year during your programme. The award also includes a grant you do not have to pay back worth £12,102 (this is the equivalent of a Student Finance Maintenance Loan and a City, University of London Scholarship).
How to apply
Applicants who meet the above criteria should:
- Make an application to City, University of London for undergraduate study via UCAS if you have not already done so;
- Complete an application form.
You will need to provide evidence of your immigration status when you make your application. You will also need to provide a supporting statement from a referee. Further detail on this is provided on the application form.
The deadline for applications is 31st July 2017.
Note: Applicants in receipt of additional financial support will receive this until such time as their immigration status is determined or re-assessed by the Home Office. If there is a change of immigration status, the applicant must comply with the conditions attached to this change of status which may mean applying for funding from Student Finance England if they become eligible to do so.
Applicants who are awarded the tuition fee waiver and maintenance support are encouraged to meet with one of City's Financial Advice team based in the Student Centre. This is to help them plan their finances and their budget, and to help them organise other practicalities such as accommodation.