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 OR
  • Currently studying at DMU towards 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

How to apply

The scholarship application deadline for the 2019/20 academic period was Friday 31 May 2019. This has now passed and we are no longer accepting application for this scholarship for this academic year.

Please revisit this webpage from early 2020 for information and application details for academic period 2020/21.

For more information

Please contact the Transitions Team using the details below:

T: (0116) 257 7595, option 3, then option 4
E: transitions@dmu.ac.uk

For further inforamtion regarding the application process please see the guidance notes. Please note, this guidance may be subject to change.

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