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  • Humanitarian Scholarship

    S025-1617

    • Fee Status

      International

    • Subject

      Anatomy / Forensic Anthropology / Forensic and Medical Art, Architecture and Urban Planning, Art and Design, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Business (Accountancy / Economics / Finance / International Business), Civil Engineering, Community Learning and Development, Computing, Dentistry, Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, English / Creative Writing / Film Studies, European Studies, Geography / Environmental Science, History, Languages, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Social Work

    • Value

      up to £29,450

    • Level of Study

      Postgraduate

    • Mode of Study

      Full-time

    • Start Date

      September 2018

    • Duration

      1 year

    • Helps With

      Accommodation, Living costs, Tuition Fees

    • Country

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

      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, 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

 

Eligibility

 

  1. If you are currently in the UK - Hold the status afforded by the UK Government of 'humanitarian protection', hold full refugee status (granted by the UK Government), or have Discretionary leave to Remain on the basis of an asylum application. All of the above qualified statuses must have been granted from a date normally within 3 years from the start date of any Postgraduate programme for which you are applying. You will also need to have evidence of (where applicable) English language proficiency (IELTS or otherwise).
  2. If you are currently overseas - If applying on Humanitarian grounds you must provide evidence of humanitarian protection, citizenship, and proof of residence. You will also need to have evidence of (where applicable) English language proficiency (IELTS or otherwise).

 

Further Information

Humanitarian Scholarships (one-year taught postgraduate)

The University of Dundee offers a maximum of 8 scholarships to applicants studying on a one-year taught postgraduate course. Applicants are only eligible to apply for the Scholarship following receipt of a conditional or unconditional academic offer from the University of Dundee. Instructions on how to apply will be sent shortly after the formal academic offer email. Applicants must be able to evidence their refugee status or have humanitarian protection.
The scholarship will include a full tuition fee waiver, a stipend for living costs and a stipend for accommodation costs. A proportion of the scholarships will be offered in conjunction with the British Council’s HESPAL scheme.
Applications must be submitted by the 31st March 2018 for a September 2018 start date.

Humanitarian Scholarships (one doctoral place, Palestine)

The University of Dundee offers one Humanitarian Scholarship for doctoral candidates from Palestine which is in conjunction with the British Council’s HESPAL scheme.
The scholarship will include a tuition fee waiver from the University of Dundee and a stipend for living costs and a stipend for accommodation costs will be provided by the British Council.
Applications must be submitted by the 31st March 2018 for a September 2018 start date.

 

The University provides Humanitarian Scholarships for postgraduate taught programmes.

8* Humanitarian Scholarships are offered each year for a one year Postgraduate taught programme, within any University of Dundee Academic School. One Humanitarian Scholarship will be available to doctoral candidates applying via the Palestinian HESPAL scheme.**

Humanitarian Scholarships are offered on the following basis
• Provision of a living costs stipend £9135 per annum
• University fee waiver of up to £19,950 per annum
• Provision of university accommodation (Single person accommodation only)*
*any student travelling with a family can be supported to secure adequate private accommodation for which funds, equivalent to the cost of one single person university accommodation, will be provided direct to the landlord.
This provision includes CARA and RUSS scholars who are eligible to apply for the University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarships, and would be included for selection by the panel.

Applying to Study at University of Dundee with a Humanitarian Scholarship

The University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarship is open to all international (non EU citizens) applicants who can verify their refugee status or that they have humanitarian protection. Applicants are only eligible to apply for the Scholarship following receipt of a conditional or unconditional academic offer from the University of Dundee. Instructions on how to apply will be sent shortly after the formal academic offer email. Applicants must be able to evidence their refugee status or have humanitarian protection.

Candidates may also put themselves forwards for this scholarship with the assistance of the following organisations:

Visa requirements must also have to be met for any International Student (Non EU Citizen) applying to study at University of Dundee via the Humanitarian Scholarship Fund.

 

Selection of Humanitarian Scholars

Applications for Humanitarian Scholarships will be considered by a panel of university staff where the university reserves the right of discretion with regards to the disbursement of each humanitarian scholarship being offered.

Applications must be received no later than the 31st March 2018 for September 2018 entry. Applicants for a Scholarship will be informed of the panel decision no later than the end of June 2018.

Visa Compliance, Progress Monitoring and Support

  • Monitoring attendance and academic progress for visa compliance.
  • All support within the existing provision for English language tuition, financial advice, international advice, disability services, counselling and support with admissions is equally available to recipients of a University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarship, but recognising that the particular circumstances leading to these students being granted this scholarship means that students may be given more intensive support if required.
  • Post-application queries should be addressed to Sharon Sweeney, Student Funding by email – studentfunding@dundee.ac.uk
  • Joan Muszysnki, Student Support Advisor is the named support contact for generic non-academic issues Student Services
  • Peer support can be provided if required via Student Services and liaison/links to local or Scottish wide refugee support groups is available to provide a wider network of support. 
  • Alongside the University, Dundee University Students' Association are committed to welcoming and helping those in receipt of a Humanitarian Scholarship.

Payment of Scholarship Living Cost Stipend

 

  • Living cost stipend is paid on a monthly basis via the University’s Student Funding Unit into the British bank account of the students in receipt of the University of Dundee Humanitarian Scholarship.

 

* 8 scholarships are comprised of 5 standard and three via HESPAL (one year MSc Only)
** One doctoral student via HESPAL

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please email contactus@dundee.ac.uk

How to Apply

Once you have received an offer of entry to the University of Dundee, we will notify you if you are eligible to apply for the Humanitarian Scholarship. At this point we will send you details of how to apply, the application form and information on where to return your application. No applications will be considered without evidence.

Please do not return your Humanitarian application form to contactus@dundee.ac.uk.

Applications must be received no later than 31 March 2018

Applicants for a Scholarship will be informed of the panel decision no later than the end of June 2018.