TITLE OF THE INITIATIVE
University of Sanctuary Bursary
INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE
University of Limerick
University of Limerick, Limerick, V94 T9PX, Ireland
WEB SITE OF THE INITIATIVE
- Financial support for refugee students
- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation
DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES
The objective of the University of Sanctuary Bursary is to encourage and enable international protection applicants, or those already granted international protection who are required to pay tuition fees and/or cannot access student finance, to participate and succeed in higher education.
The University of Sanctuary Bursary provides financial support through bursaries to first-time higher education applicants who identify as a refugee, asylum seeker or a person in a refugee-like situation as defined by the UNHCR 1951 Refugee Convention.
Successful applicants for the Sanctuary Undergraduate Bursary at the University of Limerick are eligible for:
a) Tuition Fee Waiver - Successful students will be offered a fee-remitted (i.e. no fees) place at the University
b) Subsistence Payments - In addition, depending on individual circumstances, financial support may be provided for successful applicants that do not have other means of subsistence.