The Sussex Excellence Scholarship is a merit-based award recognising, and rewarding, undergraduate students who achieved excellent academic performance before joining the University.

The Sussex Excellence Scholarship is worth £3,000 in Year One of a three or four year undergraduate degree:

£1,000 cash award and £2,000 rent reduction if you are living in University-managed accommodation *

£3,000 cash award if you are not living in University-managed accommodation *

  • Please note Abacus House is not University managed.


You will automatically be awarded the Sussex Excellence Scholarship if you have achieved the required scholarship threshold in one of the eligible academic qualifications.

How to Apply

If your qualification is listed here and you achieve the minimum grades listed you will be automatically awarded the Sussex Excellence Scholarship. Applications will open on Wednesday 1st February 2017 and the deadline for applying is Monday 3rd April 2017. An online application will be available on University of Sussex's official page.

For full details about these scholarships, please click here.