The University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships is now open to prospective students to enable them to complete their Postgraduate degree course at the Institution.
The award is given on the basis of academic performance to non-EU international students who have applied to the school and have been offered an admission for a full-time Postgraduate degree course at the University of Sussex.
- Course Level: Master’s Degree
- Eligible Nationals: Foreign Nationals
- Host Institution: University of Sussex
- Location: United Kingdom (UK)
- Application deadline: May 1, 2019
- Course start date: September 2019
The Scholarship Value
Recipients shall receive a 50% tuition fee reduction. This is only available to international postgraduate applicants who can demonstrate academic excellence.
Level & Fields of Study Covered
The scholarship shall be applied to any eligible Masters’s degree covered by the scheme. However, below are the Courses not covered by the award
Courses NOT included
- Early Years in Education MA
- Power, Participation and Social Change MA
- Poverty and Development MA
- Corruption, Law and Governance LLM (delivered in Qatar)
- Development Studies MA
- any Masters at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.
- PGCE courses
- Globalisation, Business and Development MA
- Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
- Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
- Schools direct teaching courses
- any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding are not eligible)
Eligibility Criteria for The Chancellor’s International Scholarships
To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, prospective applicants must meet the following
- You must apply first to the school for admission. Then you must have accepted an offer for a place on a full-time eligible Masters, which shall commence at the institution in September 2019.
- you must be an international student and therefore classified as overseas for fee purposes.
- You must have excellent grades (UK first class or equivalent)
- You should have a distinctive specific and clear in line with your course.
How to Submit an Application
to submit your application, provide a personal statement. The personal statement must include the following details:
- Information regarding work experience relevant to your course, your skills and extra-curricular activity that relate to your course/ your ambition
- What your drive and ambitions are
- How you hope to have a potential impact in your home country on your return
Applicants that meet the required criteria shall be referred to an academic panel for a decision successful applicants will be contacted by The Scholarships. All applicants shall be informed by 1 July.
For further details of the scholarship, visit their official scholarship page to get the complete information on the program and application process