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St Andrews Sanctuary Scholarship

United Kingdom

Award value

See below


Funding type

Free products/services




Study level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University of St Andrews

Number of awards

12 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Accommodation
  • Tuition fees

Free products/services

  • Up to 12 full scholarships.

Entry requirements


Scotland , All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Part Time, Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Part time students

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Subject area(s)*

Creative Arts and Design

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

Value of award (per year)

Up to 12 full scholarships

Tuition Fees - Applicants are advised to apply for government (public) funding from SAAS/SFE unless they are not eligible to do so. The Sanctuary scholarship will fund any remaining liability.
Accommodation - Standard catered accommodation, or the equivalent paid towards private accommodation (as monthly maintenance) as advertised by Accommodation services.
Maintenance - Additional living allowance (Paid monthly) of £100 per week.

(Undergraduate payments are for 39 weeks, postgraduate payments are for 52 weeks)

Additional criteria

As part of the application you will be asked to upload the following documents:

A personal statement, which should be no longer than two pages. Please include the following when writing your statement:

  • Academic merit and potential
  • Demonstrated interest in your chosen field of study
  • Financial need
  • The impact of your forced migration status on your access to education.
  • Whether you have any dependents.

Evidence of your household income.
If you are an asylum seeker and are unable to provide household evidence please upload evidence confirming your official Home Office Status.

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Financial need/hardship
  • Refugee/asylum status

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

After you have applied to a new course beginning in the academic year 2023, you will be provided with login details for the My application portal. You must allow up to three working days for processing and issue of your log in details before you can apply for this scholarship.

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