We are committed to this Study Hub being accessible and we acknowledge the real differences of circumstances world-wide. For those of you for whom the membership price is beyond your means, there are a number of sponsored spaces available. Please apply here if you have genuine need.

We ask that you keep your answers short and essential. We will inform all applicants of our decision whether successful or not but are not able to go into detail. The application process is fully confidential. Thank you!

Hub Sponsorship

Definition of:

*‘Economically and socially excluded people’
People who belong to a vulnerable group in society or who face challenging long -term situations which impact substantially on their economic opportunities.

Such as:
• People who belong to a group which is discriminated against, such as an ethnic minority, or transgendered people.
• People affected economically or socially by trauma eg: sexual violence, torture, childhood abuse, or other major trauma.
• People suffering from a chronic health condition, such as a mental illness
• People recovering from substance addiction
• Ex-offenders

‘Poverty, post disaster or conflict zones’
People living in areas, worldwide, which are economically deprived, or who are exposed to natural or man-made disaster, civil conflict, war or political suppression.

Such as:
• People living in areas of chronic disadvantage and poverty, such as townships, refugee camps, favelas.
• People living in areas in western countries such as rural areas, or inner city/suburb areas where there is a high level of unemployment and economic and social deprivation.
• People from the Palestinian Occupied Territories