University Of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme Fully-funded

By | October 26, 2022

Applications are hereby invited from interested and eligible students for the University of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme.

The Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme was established to assist international student academics who had fled their native country due to persecution or violence.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Sheffield, UK

Host Institution(s): University of Sheffield, UK

Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Masters & PhD

Nationality: International Students

University Of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme Fully-funded

DETAILS | Sheffield Sanctuary International Support Scheme

The University of Sheffield is offering funding for academics to continue their research in Sheffield for a period of up to 12 months.

Visiting Researcher status based within a host department at the University of Sheffield

You will be allocated an academic mentor

You will be allocated a key contact for support regarding practical aspects of your visit

Access to library borrowing, services, and e-resources

Access to other University services such as confidential counseling helpline, the English Language Teaching Centre, access to an associate computing account

 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the University of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

You must be an academic who has been displaced or affected by conflict or persecution in your home country

You must be able to obtain a UK visa under the Ukrainian visa schemes or another type of UK visa, if applicable, in the case of other nationalities

Your proposed area of research should align with areas of research at the University of Sheffield. Here is a list of our academic departments

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Applicants are expected to remain employed by their home institution and return to their home country to resume their research when it is safe and appropriate to do so.

Scholarship Benefits

Successful applicants for the University of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme will receive the following:

Subsistence allowance of £17,350 per annum (pro-rata)

An additional payment of £5,000 per annum (pro-rata) per dependent (up to a maximum of 3 dependents)

Expenses on arrival, including travel, of up to £2,500

Accommodation: under the Homes, for Ukraine Scheme, free accommodation is provided for up to a minimum of 6 months as part of the visa requirement.  Applicants who are not eligible for the Homes for Ukraine scheme will receive support to find suitable accommodation

Project-related costs up to £2,500

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking the University of Sheffield Sanctuary International Visitors Support Scheme should Complete the application form and send the application form and your CV to internationalvisitors@sheffield.ac.uk.

Application Deadline: November 13, 2023