(posted 27 April 2016)

The Refugee Journalism Project Flyer

(posted 29 March 2016)

Free Online Courses from top universities and specialist organisations


(posted 1 February 2016)

TIKO Foundation is an educational charity established to assist young men and women to fulfil their aspirations and to help them achieve their full potential both in their education and later professional careers.

TIKO Foundation funds young asylum seekers or young people with limited leave through higher education in the UK who are not entitled to student finance and cannot otherwise afford the costs of higher education. Through their grants, the foundation set out to nurture exceptional talent and make education achievable for all.



(posted 16 September 2015)

The Australian Government is offering  development scholarships to African professionals. Through study and practical experiences. scholars will gain the skills and knowledge to drive economic and social development in their home country.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The areas which are the focus of the scholarships are agriculture, extractives and public policy. For more information see link:  www.australiaawardsafrica.org

(posted 25 September 2015)

7 New Scholarships for Refugee Students at SOAS, London


(posted 10 September 2015)

Scholarships for African women from developing countries:


(posted 20 July 2015)

Try this website for info on international scholarships – http://scholarship-positions.com/

(posted 8 June 2015)

Norwegian Government Quota Scheme for Eastern European, Developing & Central Asian Countries, 2015-2016
Provided by:
 Norwegian Government
Courses: Master’s and PhD in addition to certain professional degrees
Eligible Students: International Students (Multiple Countries)
Application Deadline 1st December every year
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016developing countriesFeaturedFinancial AidsGovernmentJune Week 2,Master’sNorwayPhD

2016–2017 Human Rights LLM Fellowship Program at Columbia Law School, USA 
Provided by: Columbia Law School, United States of America
Courses: LLM Program Subjects: International Human Rights
Eligible Students: All Countries
Application Deadline December 15, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20162017FellowshipInternationalLawLL.M.Master’sUSA

2015 International Master Scholarships and Discounts in Conflictology, Switzerland 
Provided by: United Nations Institute for Training and Reasearch (UNITAR), Switzerland and the Open University of Catalunia (UOC)
Courses: Master`s Degree Programme Subjects: Conflictology
Eligible Students: UN volunteers and Citizens of Least Developed Countries (Afghanistan, Angola, Malawi, Bangladesh, Mali, Benin, Mauritania, Bhutan, Mozambique, Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Burundi, Nepal, Cambodia, Niger, Central African Republic, Rwanda, Chad Sao Tome and Principe, Comoros, Senegal, Dem. Rep of the Congo, Sierra Leone, Djibouti Solomon Islands, Equatorial Guinea, Somalia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Sudan, Gambia, Timor-Leste, Guinea, Togo, Guinea-Bissau, Tuvalu, Haiti, Uganda, Kiribati, United Rep. of Tanzania, Lao People’s Dem. Republic, Vanuatu, Lesotho, Yemen, Liberia and Zambia) and all Developing Countries
Application Deadline 1st July and 1st December
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Tags: 20152016AfghanistanAngolaBangladeshBhutanBurundideveloping countriesGuinea,Guinea-BissauHaitiMaster’sMyanmarNepalscholarshipsSwitzerlandTimor LesteTogo,Tuvalu

Academic Scholarships for International Students at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Provided by:
 Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Courses: Undergraduate Degree Programme Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: Open for International Students
Application Deadline 30 September, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016germanyInternationalJune Week 2ScholarshipUndergraduateUpdated Scholarships

Gini Foundation Grants for Foreign Students at University of Padova in Italy, 2015-2016 
Provided by: The Foundation “Ing. Aldo Gini”
Courses: To pursue a period of study and/or specialization (at least six months) Subjects:
Eligible Students: Foreign Students
Application Deadline September 15, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016agricultureEngineeringGRANTSItalyNatural SciencesUniversity of Padova

South African College of Business Offering 67 Online Courses
South African College of Business (SACOB) is giving away 67 online courses for free. Inspired by the philosophy of the father of the nation, Nelson Mandela, the college aims to do greater social good. [Read More …]

Abe Fellowship Program for International Multidisciplinary Research, 2016
Provided by:
 The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)
Courses: Research Programme Subjects: Social Sciences
Eligible Students: United States and Japan as well as to Nationals of other Countries
Application Deadline September 1, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016FellowshipInternationalJapanJune Week 2researchSocial SciencesStudy AbroadUpdated ScholarshipsUSA

Eyes High Doctoral Student Scholarship for International Students at University of Calgary in Canada, 2015 
Provided by: University of Calgary, Canada
Courses: Full-time Doctoral Studies Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: Canadian and International Students
Application Deadline 30th September 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015CanadaDOCTORALInternationalScholarshipUniversity of Calgary

MRIWA Postgraduate Scholarships for Australian and International Students in Australia, 2015 
Provided by: The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia
Courses: Postgraduate Degree Program Subjects: Mineral Data Analytics, In situ Leaching and Scale up from Bench to Production
Eligible Students: Australian and International Students
Application Deadline Varies
Apply Now
Tags: 2015AustraliaCurtin UniversityEdith Cowan UniversityInternationalMurdoch University,PhDscholarshipsUniversity of Western Australia

LAM Foundation Research Awards for International Applicants in USA, 2015 
Provided by: The LAM Foundation, United States of America
Courses: Research Programme Subjects: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Research
Eligible Students: All Countries
Application Deadline September 15th
Apply Now
Tags: 2015AwardsFellowshipsInternationalPostdoctoralUSA

Apply for Michigan State University Scholarships, USA 
Provided by: Michigan State University (MSU), United States of America
Courses: Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: US and International Students
Application Deadline Various
Apply Now
Tags: 2015FreshmenInternationalScholarshipUSA

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships at University of Melbourne in Australia, 2015-2016
Provided by:
 Australian Government, Australia
Courses: Postgraduate Research Degree Subjects: Multiple Subjects
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline 31 October 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016April Week 1 (II)AustraliaInternationalJune Week 2Postgraduateresearch,scholarshipsUpdated Scholarships

IISS Competition Scholarships for Italian and Non-Italian Students, 2015-2016 
Provided by: Italian Institute for Historical Studies, Italy
Courses: Research Programme Subjects: History, Philosophy and Literature
Eligible Students: Italian and Non-Italian Students
Application Deadline 1 September 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 20152016HistoryInternationalItalyLiteraturePhilosophyresearchscholarships

Politics/International and Public Policy Fully Funded PhD Studentship at Swansea University in UK, 2015 
Provided by: Swansea University, United Kingdom
Courses: PhD Degree Program Subjects: Politics/International and Public Policy
Eligible Students: Students of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom
Application Deadline 30th July 2015
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Tags: 2015Fully FundedPhDStudentshipSwansea UniversityUK

Postgraduate Scholarships for Ghanaian and Nigerian Students at University of Portsmouth in UK, 2015 
Provided by: University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Courses: Postgraduate Degree Program Subjects: Engineering Geology, Geological and Environmental Hazards, Environmental Geology and Contamination, Crisis and Disaster Management, Geographical Information Systems and Coastal and Marine Resource Management
Eligible Students: Ghanaian and Nigerian students
Application Deadline 31 July 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015EngineeringGhanaManagementNigeriaPostgraduateUKUniversity of Portsmouth

Optics/Electronics PhD Scholarship at Edith Cowan University in Australia, 2015 
Provided by: Edith Cowan University, Australia
Courses: HDR-Higher Degree Research (PhD) Programme Subjects:
Eligible Students: Australian, New Zealand and International Students
Application Deadline 31 August 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015AustraliaEdith Cowan UniversityInternationalNew ZealandPhDScholarship

2015 Postdoctoral and PhD Fellowships in Artificial Life/Computational Neuroscience, Poland 
Provided by: Polish Government
Courses: Postdoctoral and PhD Programme Subjects: Artificial Life/Computational Neuroscience
Eligible Students: Polish Citizens
Application Deadline 15 June, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: FellowshipsPhDPolandPostdoctoralUK

Full-time MBA Scholarships and Bursaries at Norwich Business School in UK, 2016 
Provided by: Norwich Business School at University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
Courses: Masters Degree Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: UK/EU and international students
Application Deadline 9 July 2015, 1 September 2015, 23 July 2015, 22 October 2015 and 10 December 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2016EUInternationalMaster’sMBANorwich Business SchoolscholarshipsUK

EABL Foundation Scholarships for Kenyan Students, 2015 
Provided by: EABL Foundation
Courses: Bachelor Programme Subjects: Commerce, Business Information Technology, Engineering and Food Science
Eligible Students: Kenyan Students
Application Deadline 21st August, 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015CommerceInformation technologyITKenyascholarshipsUndergraduate

PhD Studentship in Engineering (Advanced Personalised 3D Dosimetry) at Cardiff University in UK, 2015 
Provided by: Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Courses: PhD Degree Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: UK/EU and international students
Application Deadline 1 August 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015Cardiff UniversityEngineeringEUInternationalPhDUK

TWS-USM Fellowships for Visiting Researchers in Malaysia, 2015
Provided by: TWAS-Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
Courses: Advanced Research Program Subjects: Natural Science
Eligible Students: Multiple Countries
Application Deadline 15 September 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015, Fellowships, Malaysia, Natural science,researchESSO Training Fellowships for International Fellows, 2015
Provided by: European Society of Surgical Oncology, Belgium
Courses: Training Program Subjects: Surgical Oncology
Eligible Students: Open to European and non-European citizens
Application Deadline 31st October 2015
Apply Now
Tags: 2015, Belgium, Featured, Fellowships, International, research, training

http://www.global-leaders.co.uk/scholarships/beit-cambridge-scholarship/ – Applications now open for Beit Scholarships

 Go to these links for more info on educational opportunities:   http://scholarship-positions.com/westminster-international-scholarships-for-developing-countries-students-uk/2013/07/03/ and website: http://scholarship-positions.com/

 Article 26 – Educational opportunities in 2013

Click on A26_leaflet 2013 places for more information.

Music in Detention Gosport has been formed to run participatory music activities with immigration detainees at Haslar Immigration Removal Centre and with excluded groups in the community. 

“We are looking for people to join the Partnership Group, the committee which runs Music in Detention Gosport’s work. If you’re interested in music or community relations or work with vulnerable people and you have some relevant experience, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For more information: contact Lyn Colbeck or call 02392 599065.



The Guide to Educational Grants 2011/2012 published by DSC is a very helpful book for those looking for assistance with education.

ISBN 978-1-906294-47-2  should be available from local libraries (if not ask them to order it for you and give the full name and ISBN to the librarian)

The Jesuit Refugee Centre in Wapping also has a copy; contact them to arrange to see it:  http://jrsuk.net/about_us/centre/

The Helena Kennedy Foundation  http://www.hkf.org.uk/ has helped many people. See their website for information about educational grants.

Information about Education in the UK Access to Education and Training  and about Volunteering Info