Humanitarian scholarship (September 2023)

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Full tuition fee waiver
Level of study
Full time
Starting date
1 September 2023
Fee status
England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland, International, Scotland

Closing date

Sunday 26 March 2023 at 23:59 (UK time) 5 days left to apply





Additional requirements


The University of Dundee is pleased to announce the 2023/24 Humanitarian Scholarship.

We welcome applications from applicants who:

  • Hold an academic offer of entry for a postgraduate taught programme in any of our academic schools, beginning in September 2023. The programme must be a full 180 credit postgraduate taught course, on campus;
  • Have Refugee or Asylum Status, or Humanitarian Protection as recognised by the 1951 UN Convention on the Status of Refugees.
  • All fee status applicants are eligible: Scottish, RUK, EU, International.

Please note that we cannot consider applications for the scholarship where the person applying does not meet the above criteria. Please do not apply to the scholarship unless you are in possession of an offer AND you can demonstrate your immigration status matches the above criteria. 

Further information

Selected candidates will receive the following;

  • Full tuition fee waiver (if study is longer than 1 year, only first year will be funded)
  • A monthly living stipend to cover living costs while in the UK
  • A monthly allowance for accommodation in line with the University Accommodation amount
  • Applicants can also choose to stay on campus or in private residence. Accommodation allowance will be paid directly to successful candidates, who are then responsible for the accommodation costs. 



How to Apply

To apply for our Humanitarian Scholarship, please click on the link below to complete our application form. Please note that the form will capture your personal information and supporting statement, however the supporting information re. your refugee / asylum / humanitarian protection status must be emailed to for your application to be fully complete. 

Contact us

If the answer to your query is not included in our key facts document, please email 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.