Refugee Scholarship


  • Students need to be based in North West Wales.
  • The Refugee scholarship is available for applicants who have an excellent academic background and who have achieved or are on course to achieve the equivalent of a UK Bachelors degree.
  •  Candidates who are fully sponsored by a third party will not be entitled to this Scholarship.
  • Only open to students paying Home Tuition Fee Levels.
  • Applicants must have been granted refugee status or Indefinite Leave to Remain on Leave on Humanitarian Protection grounds.
  • Only open for Taught Masters programmes.
  • The above scholarship is available for full-time on-campus courses only.
  • Not open to students studying at Bangor University International College (BUIC).

How to apply

Step 1: You MUST have an offer to study at Bangor University before you can apply.
Step 2: Check your Eligibility for the scholarship and carefully read the conditions listed below.
Step 3: Complete the Refugee Scholarship application form before the deadline.
Step 4: Successful candidates will be informed by the end of June 2024 (for the September 2024 intake).
Step 5: Scholarship winners will be required to complete a scholarship acceptance form within two weeks of the scholarship offer.

Conditions (for all scholarship winners)

  • Students must have met all the academic and other conditions of their offer by: 01 July 2024.
  • Recipients will be expected to become scholarship ambassadors, contributing to University promotion both as a student and in later years as alumni.
  • The scholarship is only valid for students starting their studies in September 2024 and cannot be carried over to the following academic year.
  • The scholarships will be awarded as a waiver of your tuition fees.
  • This scholarship will replace any other Bangor University Scholarships already awarded. It will not be awarded in addition to any other scholarship.
  • All scholarships will be awarded entirely at the University's discretion.

Further information

For further details, you may contact Alan Edwards, Head of International Student Support.

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