Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
University of Leicester

Ukraine Conflict Sanctuary Scholarships

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Various benefits
United Kingdom
01 Apr 2025
Application deadline


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

University of Leicester 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



Full tuition waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


One scholarship will be available in the academic year 2024/25 for a student from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus who is displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict. This scholarship is for study at Master’s level. Priority will be given to STEM subjects, in particular Mathematics and Physics.

Applicable programmes


The award is for study on any course (except exclusions) at Masters level.

STEM subjects will be prioritised, in particular for Mathematics and Physics.

The award includes a tuition fee waiver for duration of your course, plus an annual stipend of up to £13,348 per year depending on your circumstances.


  • Candidates must hold an offer of a place to study full-time at the University of Leicester beginning in September 2024.
  • Candidates must be normally domiciled in Ukraine, Russia or Belarus and be displaced and/or at risk of persecution, violence or conflict.
  • Candidates must have one of the following immigration statuses:
    • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme
    • leave to enter or leave to remain granted under Ukraine Family Scheme
    • leave to remain granted under Ukraine Extension Scheme
    • leave to remain on the grounds of 'humanitarian protection'
    • refugee status
    • asylum seeker status/leave to remain as the results of an asylum application or human rights application
    • International student visa

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom


3 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

01 Apr 2025

Please complete the application form to apply for this scholarship.

Candidates must complete the application process to be considered for the scholarship.

Candidates must apply for the scholarship by the deadline of 23:59 on 1 April.

The successful candidate will be notified in the week commencing 3 June.


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