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    Humanitarian Scholarship – The University of Dundee 2022/23


    • Fee Status

      International, Rest of UK, Scottish

    • Subject

      Anatomy / Forensic Anthropology / Forensic and Medical Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering / Medical Imaging, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Civil Engineering / Structural Engineering, Computing / Applied Computing / Data Science / Data Engineering, Dentistry, Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, English, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Social Work

    • Value

      Up to £40,000, per year of study

    • Level of Study

      Postgraduate, Undergraduate

    • Mode of Study


    • Start Date

      September 2022, January 2023

    • Duration

      Duration of study

    • Country of domicile

      UK: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

      EU: Available for 27 countries. See all countries

      Country EU: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

      International: Available for 169 countries. See all countries

      Country Overseas: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic), Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, The Bahamas, The Gambia, The Occupied Palestinian Territories, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe



If you are a Ukrainian applicant, you can apply for the Ukraine Crisis Fund.

All applicants for this scholarship must be able to evidence their Refugee or Asylum Status, or Humanitarian Protection as recognised by the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees

 Applicants must hold an offer to study:

  • a full time, on campus, undergraduate course at the University of Dundee, starting in September 2022, (excluding Medicine, Dentistry, Education and Social Work courses)


  • a full time, on campus, postgraduate taught course at the University of Dundee, starting in September 2022 or January 2023

This scholarship cannot be combined with any other University of Dundee scholarship or award.

Further Information

The Humanitarian Scholarship will provide a full tuition fee waiver for each year of study, plus a monthly stipend and accommodation costs.

The scholarship will fund up to 2 Undergraduate awards and up to 8 Postgraduate Taught awards for eligible students.

In addition, any applicants who require support with English Language will be able to apply for our Pre-Sessional English programmes, which are funded by the Scholarship.

All valid applications will be reviewed by a panel after the deadline (Friday 29 April 2022. 23:59GMT) has passed.

When reviewing scholarship applications, the selection panel will consider:

  • Academic merit and potential
  • Your demonstrated interest in the field of study
  • Financial need
  • The impact of your forced migration status on your access to education

You can expect to be notified in writing of the outcome of your application no later than Tuesday 31 May 2022.

If successful in being awarded a Humanitarian Scholarship, please note you will not be eligible to receive any additional scholarship awards by the University of Dundee.

Please carefully read the Humanitarian Key Facts 2022-23 document for further information.

Do I have to apply?

This scholarship is now closed for new applications. All decisions will be communicated by the 30th May 2022.

Contact Us

If the answer to your query is not included in our key facts document, please email scholarships@dundee.ac.uk. We will need your Application ID number, or if you have not yet applied, please ensure you provide enough information to allow us to answer your enquiry.