Unite Foundation scholarships available for eligible students

The University of Portsmouth, in partnership with the Unite Foundation, can offer a small number of accommodation scholarships to care leavers and young people who are estranged from their parents. Students can apply for a UNITE scholarship once they have confirmed the University of Portsmouth as their first choice institution on their UCAS application. These scholarships are offered in addition to the Care Leavers’ and Standalone bursaries. However numbers are limited, so not all students who apply will be eligible for an award.

The scholarships comprise of a free place in halls of residence (selected UNITE halls only) for three years of study. Please note, this does not cover foundation, repeat or placement years.


You must be a full-time undergraduate student from the UK with a household income of below £25,000 as well as the following:

  • A Care Leaver or irreconcilably estranged from your parents
  • Under 25 when you start your course
  • Starting your first (and only) course of undergraduate study

To apply for this scholarship please complete the form below and return it to the Student Finance Centre by Friday 8 June 2018.

Unite Foundation eligibility and application form‌
Unite Foundation guidance and information‌

For more information please contact the Student Finance Team on 023 9284 3014 or email student.finance@port.ac.uk.

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