The University of Sussex is inviting applications for 25 scholarships to international students for postgraduate (taught) degree program. Scholarships are available for International (Non-UK/EU) students.
This scholarship aims to assist high achieving and highly motivated international research scholars at the University of Sussex.
The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Sussex was the first of the new wave of UK universities founded in the 1960s, receiving its Royal Charter in 1961. The goal is to deliver teaching and learning programmes that are informed by current research, are attractive to students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, and which deliver skills for life.
Applicants must meet the University’s academic entry requirements and the IELTS English Language Requirements contained in the postgraduate prospectus. If their first language is not English, they will normally be required to pass an English language test, such as IELTS or PTE, to study at Sussex. Applicants can find the English requirements for their course in our study with them pages (under ‘entry requirements’). The level of English required varies by subject and level of study and is expressed in IELTS terms but the link below gives a list of commonly accepted equivalencies.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing the postgraduate (taught) degree (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma) at University of Sussex.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered by the University of Sussex excluding the following degrees: Courses in the Institute of Development Studies, except the MA in Gender and Development, MSc in Social Research Methods + DPhil combined (1+3 degrees), International foundation years, postgraduate certificate, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management, and Pre-masters. Pre-Masters Degrees and Diplomas taught at partner colleges that are validated by Sussex, MSc Automative Engineering (applicants should consult funding opportunities at the University of Brighton), Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Education and Courses within the Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
Scholarship Awards: Scholarships include 50% off international student tuition fee.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: To be considered for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
- Have applied for and been offered a place to study on a full-time Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Sussex (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma) excluding the following degrees: Courses in the Institute of Development Studies, except the MA in Gender and Development and MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy, MSc in Social Research Methods, DPhil combined (1+3 degrees), International foundation years, postgraduate certificate, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management, and Pre-masters. Pre-Masters Degrees and Diplomas taught at partner colleges that are validated by Sussex, Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Education, LLM in Corruption, Law, and Governance (delivered in Qatar) and Courses within the Brighton and Sussex Medical School
- Be assessed as liable to pay fees at the “overseas” (namely the non-EU) rate.
- Have sufficient funds to meet your tuition fees and living expenses, after taking account of the possible award of a Chancellor’s International Scholarship.
- Intend to remain on the programme for which the scholarship is offered.
Students who hold other University of Sussex scholarships will not be eligible for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship.
Nationality: International (Non-UK/EU) students can apply for these scholarships.
List of Countries: Afghanistan, Islamic State of Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Principality of, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Kingdom of, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus (European Union), Cyprus (Non-European Union), Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guam (USA), Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire), Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan), Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Not Known, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Island, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, S. Georgia and S. Sandwich Isls, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis Anguilla, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French Part), Saint Tome (Sao Tome) and Principe, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Maarten (Dutch Part), Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Stateless, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City (Holy See), Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands (British), Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia not otherwise specified, Zambia and Zimbabwe
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have applied for and been offered a place to study on a full-time Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Sussex (e.g., MA, MSc, LLM, MRes, Postgraduate Diploma, and Graduate Diploma).
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: To apply for this scholarship applicants must first have submitted their application to study the University of Sussex online postgraduate application system. When applicants have applied for their course, apply for the scholarship using the application form. Confirmation of submission will be sent automatically following their submission. If they do not receive this, please ensure that they check their junk/deletion folder for this notification as it may be sent directly to these folders depending on their email security settings.
Application Deadline: The closing date for applications to be received is May 1, 2017 23:59:00 BST. Applications received after May 1, 2017 will not be considered.