The UK Programme provides grants to enable refugee academics to return to academia, or an allied profession, in the UK at a level commensurate with their skills and experience. Grants can support refugee academics to re-qualify in a range of professions in the UK such as teaching, academia, engineering, law, the charity sector and medicine etc.
The CARA Allocation Committee will meet in June 2013 to review applications and award grants. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in the week following the meeting.
The deadline for applications is Friday 12th April 2013 at 17:00. Applicants must ensure that they have sent all required documents to CARA before this time in order for their applications to be considered.
To be eligible for a CARA grant you must
If you are not eligible for CARA funding, please check the 'Useful Resources' section of our website for details of other useful organisations.
We can support requalification courses or structured work placements that are clearly linked to employment. Types of funding include tuition fees, travel, registration fees, exam fees, bench fees, books, research costs, IT equipment and childcare. Please also see Frequently Asked Questions.
If you believe you are eligible, please contact CARA to request an Enquiry Form, which once completed and returned, will allow us to verify your eligibility.
Telephone 0207 021 0880 or Email email@example.com or by Post UK Programme, CARA, London South Bank Technopark, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN.
Please note that the Enquiry Form is not a Grant Application Form. We will only invite you to complete a full Application Form if you are eligible and have an offer of a place on a suitable course/placement.
For more information on how to apply, please see Frequently Asked Questions.