Scholarships and Student Funding

Asylum Seeker Scholarship

The University will offer 4 awards for entry into academic year 2022-2223. The award offers tuition fee and living cost support to those most in need who are seeking asylum.

For students commencing study at the University in session 2022-2023 the University will offer up to:

  • two undergraduate scholarships (excludes students who already hold a 1st undergraduate degree)
  • two postgraduate masters taught scholarships

Each scholarship will cover the 'home' rate of fee and provide a stipend of £11,500.


To be eligible for this Scholarship you must have confirmation from the Fees and Student Support Team that your fees status has been updated to home student- Scotland. 

Further information on fee status eligibility can be found at: Asylum seeker tuition fee status 


Applications for the 2022-2023 academic session are no longer being accepted for this scholarship as the 31st of May deadline has now passed

Application Deadline

The deadline for completing the application is 31 May 2022 at 2400 BST.  Please note, you can only submit an application once.

Notification Process

A panel will review all eligible applications after the 31 May 2022. We hope to inform all successful candidates by Monday 13 June 2022.