Sanctuary Scholarship application form

Our Sanctuary Scholarship supports forced migrants who are not eligible for student finance. It will help those in need access higher education with us at undergraduate level.

Please note, applications for the Sanctuary Scholarship for 2023 have now closed.

The information on this webpage was for applications for 2023. Guidance for applications for 2024 may change.

Find out more about the Sanctuary Scholarship.

Scholarships are open to applicants that:

  • Have applied to UCLan for a place on a three-year undergraduate course starting in September 2023
  • Are unable to access mainstream funding, eg student finance loan
  • Currently live within 30 miles of the UCLan campus for which you are applying to study at
  • And have the right to study in the UK

Current immigration status should be described as one of the following:

Application guidance notes 

The guidance notes below are to help you complete the application form for the Sanctuary Scholarship. Please read the guidance notes before completing the application form. You should find the answer to any questions you have in these notes. If you still have questions, please feel contact us via email.

Please make sure you understand and meet the eligibility criteria before applying.

Completing the application form 

There are 7 sections to complete in the application form. Please complete each section. Please note that the information you provide in the form is held and processed according to our Data Protection Policy

Please ensure you read the guidance notes section below before you complete the application. The guidance notes explain what is requires in each part of the application form and what additional documents you will need to submit.

Guidance notes

Sanctuary Scholarship application form

  • There are seven sections in total.
  • The form will not save in draft, you will need to submit it all in one go. Please make sure you are ready to complete the form in full before you start.
  • Please use the 'next page' and 'previous page' buttons to navigate. Don't refresh or use the back button in your browser as this will delete your information and restart the form.