Sanctuary Award Scholarships 2022 is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing 2022 Scholarship programme at Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff Metropolitan University was formerly known as the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), Prifysgol Athrofâu Cymru, Caerdydd. the School of Art first opened in the Old Free Library in Cardiff in the year 1865.
Benefits of Sanctuary Award Scholarships
Each scholarship includes:
· A full fee waiver for the undergraduate or postgraduate course the applicant holds an offer for;
· Assistance toward local travel to Cardiff Met campus
· Assistance toward a lunch allowance during term time.
· Personal support from a dedicated mentor to enable students to identify and overcome barriers to achievement on their degree programme.
Requirements for Sanctuary Award Scholarships Qualification
All applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for the Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award:
You are one of the following:
· You are an asylum seeker
· You have been granted discretionary leave to remain or Humanitarian Protection
· You are the partner/dependent included on the application of an asylum seeker in the UK (Spouses/civil partners must have been the spouse/civil partner on the date on which the asylum application was made. Children/step-children must have been aged under 18 on the date on which the asylum application was made).
· You are a refugee
Please Note: Applications from all categories are welcome however, priority will be given to applicants who are not eligible to apply for Student Finance. In general, refugees and those with Humanitarian Protection are usually eligible for Student Finance. For further details access Refugee Education UK and UKCISA – Student Finance
· You have a conditional or unconditional offer from Cardiff Metropolitan University for entry in September 2022 onto a degree course.
· You are currently attending a school, college, community or voluntary group, which can provide a reference in support of your application.
· You live within suitable distance to easily commute to university.
· You do not require support for accommodation and general living expenses.
Applicants must meet ALL of these strict eligibility criteria and be in a position to verify their circumstances in order apply. Applicants who do not meet all the criteria will not be considered for the scholarship.
How to Apply
Please read the Sanctuary Award Application Guidance Notes thoroughly before completing the Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award Application Form.
· You will first need to hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study at Cardiff Met. If you have not yet submitted an application to the university, access the university website Study at Cardiff Metropolitan University – Study in Cardiff and submit an application as soon as possible. Did you know Future Learn provide a free online course to help asylum seekers through the application process of applying to a UK university.
· Applicants must apply before the application deadline of 5.00pm on 4th July 2022.
· In addition to the application form, applicants must also submit a copy of their Cardiff Met offer letter, a reference and evidence of their current immigration status/pending status. (see guidance notes for full details).
For more details, visit Cardiff Metropolitan University website.