BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship

Supporting Asylum Seekers: The BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship


At Buckinghamshire New University, we are dedicated to empowering asylum seekers and providing them with opportunities to thrive in their new lives. As part of our commitment, we are pleased to announce the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship, a scholarship program designed to support deserving individuals on their educational journey. In this article, we will explore the eligibility criteria, benefits, and additional advantages offered through BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements: Opening Doors to Asylum Seekers

To be considered for the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Application Registration Card (ARC) or Letter from Home Office confirming your Asylum Seeker status under the 1951 UN Convention.
  2. Ineligibility to access funding from the Student Loan Company due to your immigration status.
  3. Absence of an existing undergraduate or postgraduate qualification.
  4. Conditional or unconditional offer from Buckinghamshire New University.
  5. Enrolment in a full-time undergraduate, postgraduate, or foundation course at one of our campuses in High Wycombe, Uxbridge, or Aylesbury.

Embracing Opportunities: The Benefits of the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship

We understand that pursuing higher education comes with financial challenges. Through the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship, we aim to alleviate these burdens and create an inclusive environment for all students. The scholarship offers a range of benefits, including:

1. Full Course Tuition Fee Coverage

Worrying about tuition fees should not hinder your educational aspirations. The BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship covers the cost of all course tuition fees, ensuring that financial limitations do not impede your academic progress.

2. Maintenance Allowance for Living Expenses

Recognizing the importance of financial stability during your studies, the scholarship provides a maintenance allowance of £10,000 per academic year. This allowance is distributed at regular intervals throughout the duration of your course, offering support for living expenses and ensuring that you can focus on your education without undue financial strain.

3. Accommodation in University Halls of Residence

To further facilitate your academic journey, the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship includes accommodation for the entire duration of your course of study. You will have the opportunity to reside in our comfortable University Halls of Residence, providing a conducive living environment that enhances your overall learning experience.

4. Access to University Facilities and Resources

As a recipient of the BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship, you will enjoy complimentary access to a range of university facilities. This includes free gym membership, allowing you to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle while pursuing your educational goals. Additionally, you will have access to the BNU New Usage scheme, which grants you the opportunity to engage with various resources and support services offered by the university.


How to apply:

Visit Scholarship Website


Conclusion on BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship

At Buckinghamshire New University, we firmly believe in the transformative power of education and the importance of inclusivity. The BNU Asylum Seeker Scholarship stands as a testament to our commitment to supporting asylum seekers and providing them with equal opportunities for personal and academic growth. Through this scholarship, we aim to remove financial barriers, ensuring that talented individuals can embark on their educational journey without undue burden. If you meet the eligibility requirements, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship and seize the chance to unlock your potential and make a positive impact on your future. Together, we can build a brighter tomorrow for all.

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