Article 26 Award
Royal Holloway is proud to work in partnership with the Helena Kennedy Foundation’s Article 26 project to promote access to Higher Education for students who have fled persecution and sought asylum in the UK.
One scholarship is available each year to new eligible undergraduates in any subject.
The scholarship is offered as a full tuition fee waiver available over three years of study at Royal Holloway.
Am I eligible?
To be considered for the Article 26 scholarship, you must:
Be an asylum seeker, the child of an asylum seeker or hold Discretionary Leave to Remain
Be ineligible to obtain funding from the Student Loan Company (tuition fee loans or maintenance loans)
Hold an offer to study an undergraduate programme at Royal Holloway
Submit a completed scholarship application form by the deadline: 28 March 2017.
A strong scholarship statement, positive referee's supporting statement and good interview are also required.
(Students who have refugee status are not eligible for this scholarship.)
How do I apply?
Applications for 2017 entry are now closed.
Additional terms and conditions
The scholarship is offered as a full tuition fee waiver and is paid over three years of study at Royal Holloway.
Applicants must be able to provide evidence that they have sought asylum on arrival in the UK and that their asylum application is under consideration by the Home Office.
Students on a three year undergraduate degree who choose to spend their 2nd year abroad will have any tuition fees owing to Royal Holloway waived by this scholarship. However, no additional cash award will be made in these circumstances.
Students on a four year undergraduate degree who spend their 3rd year on a study abroad placement will not receive any scholarship funding for that 3rd year. However, for the 4th year of the undergraduate degree, the full tuition fee waiver will apply.
The above applies unless:
you (or your parents or spouse/ civil partner) are granted indefinite leave to enter/ remain in the UK. OR
you become eligible to receive funding from the Student Loan Company (either tuition fee loan or maintenance loan). In these circumstances, you must inform the university immediately and the award will cease from the start of the next academic year, when you would be expected to apply for student finance instead.
The above applies unless, as a result of an asylum application, you (or your parents or spouse/ civil partner) are granted indefinite leave to enter/ remain in the UK. If this happens, you must inform the university and the award will cease from the start of the next academic year, when you would be expected to apply for student finance instead.