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Asylum seekers


Article 26

Students seeking asylum in the UK are not able to apply for funding from the Student Loans Company and are charged international student fees.  De Montfort University, working in partnership with Article 26 are offering eight full fee waivers for students unable to access funding. For an application form, eligibility and more information see our scholarship pages.

Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship 2017/18

The Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship has been created by the Schwab & Westheimer Trusts to help young asylum seekers pursue higher education in social care, medicine, nursing or related professions.

The scholarship will support up to three young people to study for a first degree or professional qualification in the field of healthcare through a scholarship ranging from £10-£20k a year. Please see flyer for more information about eligibility criteria and the application process.

Interested candidates will be able to apply directly on the Schwab Westheimer website when applications are open.

Useful websites

Refugee Support Network

City of Sanctuary

Refugee Action


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