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UNITE Foundation Scholarship

The UNITE Foundation Scholarship is jointly offered by De Montfort University and the Unite Foundation. The scholarships offer three years free accommodation in a standard en suite room at Newarke Point


The Scholarships are designed to support and promote access to higher education for students coming to university from Local Authority care and those who are estranged from their parents.

Applicants must be:

  • students entering their first year of an undergraduate degree
  • expecting to receive the full Maintenance Loan


  • have applied through University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS)
  • been offered and be intending to accept a firm offer of a place at DMU



Applications have now closed for 2017 entry.  Check back for details of when the 2018/19 application cycle will open.

Please complete the Unite Foundation application form and either scan to or post to:


Room 0.80 Gateway House

The Gateway, Leicester

For further enquiries please contact a member of the Transitions Team on (0116) 257 7872/7605 or email

Further information about UNITE halls details can be found on the DMU accommodation page.  Please do not reserve a UNITE hall unless you intend to take up the accommodation irrespective of the outcome of your application.  We advise students who are not able to provide a guarantor to reserve a DMU hall (Bede or New Wharf).


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