Ulster University

31 May 2023
Northern Ireland

The scholarships are open to students applying to study a three-year full time undergraduate degree in academic year 2023/24 and who do not have access to student finance.

Late applications will not be considered.

Applicable Courses All three year full time undergraduate courses (see exclusions below)


  • Courses with a compulsory placement year
  • Social Work
  • NHS funded courses to include Nursing, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Health Physiology, Speech and Language Therapy, Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging, Radiotherapy and Oncology, Occupational Therapy
  • All Distance Learning programmes, foundation degrees and part-time courses.

Payment Successful applicants for the Scholarship Award will be provided with:

Tuition Fee Grant Successful students will be offered a tuition fee-remitted (i.e. no fees) place at university for a maximum of three years or until such time as they are awarded status that entitles them to access student finance (if at all).

A Travel and Course Costs Grant Successful students will be offered a £500 a year (per year if applicable) grant to help with travel and course costs.

Ulster University will not be able to provide any financial support for accommodation or living costs. Students should only apply if they are able to fund these costs independently during their university course.

Students will need to provide evidence of this.


To qualify, applicants must first apply to an eligible undergraduate degree programme via UCAS and receive a conditional or unconditional offer to study at Ulster University for September 2023 entry by 31 May 2023.

Please also note that you have to apply through UCAS for your university place AND to Ulster University for the Scholarship by completing the online application form.


  • Applicants must have applied for asylum in Northern Ireland before applying for a place at University and must be currently resident in Northern Ireland, to be considered for a scholarship;

  • Be a dependant of someone with discretionary or limited leave to remain as a result of an application for refugee status OR

  • You or your parent/guardian have submitted an asylum application and not yet received a decision from the Home Office on - - your application.

  • You are not eligible for mainstream UK student funding due to your immigration status i.e you are not eligible for student finance for 2023/24 academic year.

  • You must not have completed an undergraduate degree previously.

  • You must live within a commutable distance to the Ulster University campus offering the course you have applied to.

  • You must confirm that you do not require support for living expenses or accommodation.

  • You must submit an application for a place of study on a full time undergraduate course starting in academic year 2023/24 at Ulster University through UCAS by May 2023. You must hold a conditional or unconditional offer OR have ‘decision pending’, status from Ulster University by May 2023. You will also be required to meet any academic and language conditions attached to your offer. Applicants must meet these strict eligibility criteria and be in a position to verify their circumstances in order to apply.

Applicants who do not meet the criteria will not be considered for the scholarship.

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19 April 2023