Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
The University of Edinburgh

Asylum Seeker Scholarship

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15000 GBP
United Kingdom
10 May 2024
Application deadline


The University of Edinburgh can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

The University of Edinburgh awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses


Asylum Seeker Scholarship is offered to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Applicable programmes


Each scholarship will cover the 'home' rate of fee and provide living costs at the rate of £15,000 per annum.


  • To be eligible for this Scholarship you should have applied for admission to a degree programme at this University and received confirmation from the Fees and Student Support Team that your fees status has been updated to home student- Scotland. 

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

10 May 2024

Once you have received confirmation of your fee status, you will receive a link to complete the application form. 

During the application, process you will be required to upload the following documents:

You will be asked to provide a supporting statement from your legal representative or the charitable body representing your case in the UK.

This supporting statement should provide details of your current immigration status and an indication of timescales for the Home Office decision on your asylum claim.

The deadline for completing the Undergraduate application is 19th April

The deadline for completing the Undergraduate application is 10th May


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