Unite Foundation

We believe in you.

No rent, no bills, 365 days a year for 3 years.  

Our scholarship takes care of a place for you to live whilst you’re at university leaving you free to study, meet new people and plan your career. We’ve already awarded scholarships to 250 students building their futures without family support. We award scholarships to students with a wide range of backgrounds and academic grades.  We’ll help you settle in, keep in touch with you and offer you extra opportunities for enjoyment or employment throughout your studies.

 

Eligibility

  • Aged 25 or under
  • A statutory care leaver or estranged from your family
  • Starting or studying your first undergraduate degree
  • Holding UK home fee status
  • Applying to/studying at a partner university
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Our window for scholarship support in 2019/20 is now closed.

Scholarship awards for this cycle will be notified in the first week of July 2019.

The window for scholarship scheme application for 2020/21 will open on 1 January 2020.   Guidance for this will be published at the same time.

Do feel free to download the previous guidance and application form FOR BACKGROUND INFORMATION ONLY.

Applications to the Unite Foundation are submitted through your current or intended firm choice university; you should always contact their care leaver/estranged student team to find out about this and other support for your successful university experience.  Contact us if you can’t find a name and number for your uni.

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Our University Partners

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We work in partnership with a wide range of universities, reflecting the diversity of the sector.

N. Ireland

North West

Liverpool

  • Liverpool John Moores University

Manchester

  • University of Salford
  • Manchester Metropolitan University

Midlands

Birmingham

  • Aston University

Leicester

  • De Montfort University

South West

Bath

  • Bath Spa University

Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth University

Bristol

  • University of the West of England (UWE)
  • University of Bristol

Exeter

  • University of Exeter

Wales

Scotland

Aberdeen

  • Robert Gordon University

Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • University of Edinburgh

Glasgow

  • University of Strathclyde
  • Glasgow Caledonian University

North East

Leeds

  • Leeds Beckett University

Sheffield

  • Sheffield Hallam University
  • University of Sheffield

London

  • Kingston University
  • Brunel University London
  • Queen Mary University of London
  • University of Westminster
  • King’s College London
  • London Metropolitan University
  • University College London (UCL)

South East

Portsmouth

  • University of Portsmouth

Reading

  • University of Reading
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Our Current Partners

  • Aberdeen
    • Robert Gordon University
  • Bath
    • Bath Spa University
  • Birmingham
    • Aston University
  • Bournemouth
    • Bournemouth University
  • Bristol
    • University of the West of England (UWE)
    • University of Bristol
  • Edinburgh
    • Edinburgh Napier University
    • University of Edinburgh
  • Exeter
    • University of Exeter
  • Glasgow
    • University of Strathclyde
    • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Leeds
    • Leeds Beckett University
  • Leicester
    • De Montfort University
  • Liverpool
    • Liverpool John Moores University
  • London
    • Kingston University
    • Brunel University London
    • Queen Mary University of London
    • University of Westminster
    • King’s College London
    • London Metropolitan University
    • University College London (UCL)
  • Manchester
    • University of Salford
    • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Portsmouth
    • University of Portsmouth
  • Reading
    • University of Reading
  • Sheffield
    • Sheffield Hallam University
    • University of Sheffield