LSE Access to Education Graduate Scholarships

LSE has set aside a significant amount of funding to provide scholarships for asylum seekers and refugees, in response to the ongoing crisis across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Scholarships are available to cover tuition fees and up to £14,400 in maintenance costs for offer holders who have the following classification:

  • asylum seeker
  • refugee
  • person with humnitarian protection

Priority will be given to those who are applying for their first master's progamme and to recent graduates who were eligible for maintenance support during their undergraduate studies on the basis of their financial circumstances.

How to apply

To apply for this and other LSE scholarships with the same application process, you must have:

  • applied for admission to study at LSE; see How to apply
  • submitted the LSE Graduate Financial Support Application (including Section G: Personal Statement) accessed via the Graduate Application TrackerWithin the personal statement, you must explain fully your background and if applicable, where you are in the process of applying for refugee status; as much detail as possible will be helpful in assessing your application.
  • received an offer of admission (conditional or unconditional)

by 27 April 2023 at 5pm (UK time GMT+1)

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