Grants of up to £4,500 together with additional support and advocacy is available for young adults aged 16-28 across the UK with insecure immigration status, so that they can access and complete higher and further education.
Who can apply: young adults aged 16-28 across the UK with insecure immigration status.
Key words: Higher and Further Education, Young People/Adults aged 16-28, Refugees,, Asylum-seekers, Undocumented Young People, Insecure Immigration Status, United Kingdom.
Hope for the Young Limited’s Grants and Advocacy Programme is designed to support young people with insecure immigration status in the UK to access and complete higher and further education through the provision of small bursaries and tailored advocacy support. Applications are currently being accepted for courses starting or continuing a new academic year from September 2024.
The charity aims to enable refugees, asylum-seekers and undocumented young people to complete their education by providing grants of up to £4,500 to those who have no access to government funds, or to those who are facing extreme financial hardship.
Grants are available for young people across the UK aged between 16 – 28, who are:
- In or would like to access school, college or university education.
- Refugees and those granted leave to remain in the UK but cannot meet their financial requirements for accessing or continuing their education.
- Studying up to their first university degree, and
- Subject to immigration control with no access to student finance (for example, asylum-seekers, undocumented young people, survivors of modern-day slavery and trafficking
Grants can contribute towards the cost of:
- Exam fees.
- General study expenditure.
- Transport, and/or
- Tuition fees.