What are RefuAid Language Grants?
RefuAid provides a limited number of grants for resettled refugees to improve their English and take English language exams. These exams will show that your English is at a good level to enter a university or a profession in the UK. Successful applicants will have an ambition to go onto further work or study.
What allowances does the Grant include?
English language tuition classes at an accredited school
Test fees for the Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) exam or the IELTS test, depending on what you need (generally, IELTS is for professional re-qualification, and CAE for is for university. You will discuss this with your caseworker if your application is successful).
£30 for course materials/textbooks
Travel expenses (up to a maximum of £500) if needed to get to class.
Am I eligible for a RefuAid Language Grant?
You must have successfully claimed, or be in the process of claiming asylum in the UK.
You should have an ambition to go onto further work or study (this programme is intended for those who require language qualifications to access higher education or professional training)
Successful candidates will already have a good level of English. We will send you a level test when you apply. If your level is not yet high enough, we will send you Reallyenglish online resources so you can improve your English.