Equal Access Scholarships - University of York UK

  • Full tuition fee plus £10,660
  • University of York
  • Postgraduate
  • All Subjects
  • International Students non-EU students
  • UK
  • 04/30/2020
Expired in
04/30/2020

Scholarship Description:

Equal Access Scholarships - University of York UK is open for International Students non-EU students. The scholarship allows Postgraduate level programm(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at University of York . The deadline of the scholarship is expired at 30 Apr 2020.

Degree Level:

Equal Access Scholarships - University of York UK is available to undertake Postgraduate level programs at University of York.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • All Subjects

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship provides:

  • a full fee waiver (you will not need to pay any tuition fees)
  • a maintenance award of up to £10,660 to help with living costs

Eligible Nationalities:

Open to International (non-EU) students only.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be considered for the scholarship you must:

  • have a conditional or unconditional offer from the University of York for 2020
  • have applied for asylum before you have applied for a place at university
  • not have access to mainstream funding, eg student finance or a local authority grant.

Your current immigration status can be described as one of the following:

  • Discretionary/limited leave to remain (DLR/ LLR)
  • Indefinite leave to remain (ILR)
  • Humanitarian Protection (HP)
  • Awaiting a decision on the application for refugee status
  • Leave as an Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child (UASC leave)
  • Refused Asylum Seeker - your application for refugee status has been refused and you have submitted an appeal or a fresh claim
  • A dependent or partner of any of the above status groups

If you have already been granted Refugee Status or Humanitarian Protection Status, you may be eligible for financial support from Student Finance England (gov.uk).

You will not be eligible if you are applying to study at Hull York Medical School

Application Procedure:

You must apply online for this scholarship using our scholarship application form.

As part of the application, you will need to provide:

  • Your York Application ID (this is 9 digits long and can be found on your offer letter)
  • A personal statement
  • Evidence of your asylum status, for example, your biometric residence permit

You may be asked to provide an additional reference in support of your application from a school, college, community or voluntary group. We will contact you directly if we require this.

Personal statement

We recommend that you prepare your personal statement before you start your application. You will need to:

  1. Describe your family circumstances and the barriers you have overcome in order to continue with your education, with specific reference to your current status in the UK.
    • You should include information on when you arrived in the UK, your country of origin and the current status of your application for asylum.
    • You do not need to give details of the events that led to you seeking asylum unless you wish to do so.
    • Maximum 400 words
  2. Explain how this scholarship will help you achieve your ambitions for the future.
    • Maximum 300 words
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