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Unite Foundation Scholarship Scheme

If you are either a care leaver or estranged from your family, are 25 or under and will be studying at the University of Salford from September 2019, you can apply for free year-round student accommodation at university from the Unite Foundation Scholarship Scheme.

No rent, no bills, 365 days a year for up to three years.  

The scholarship takes care of a place for you to live whilst you’re at university. Scholarships are awarded to students with a wide range of backgrounds and academic grades. Unite will help you settle in, keep in touch with you and offer you extra opportunities for enjoyment or employment throughout your studies.


In order to be eligible to apply, you must fulfil all of the following criteria: 

  • Be aged 25 or under 
  • A 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


The window to submit your scholarship scheme application for 2019/20 is open. Applications and supporting evidence must be submitted to by 12 noon on 31 May 2019. If you have any questions please email