The University is delighted to offer a £10,000 scholarship to attract an outstanding student to study for a full-time Masters degree in the School of English commencing in 2017-18. The scholarship is offered as part of the new Sussex Future Leaders Programme. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and it will be paid as a tuition fee waiver in the first instance with any remainder being paid as a maintenance grant.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have accepted a full-time place on one of the following Masters degrees in the School of English comencing in September 2017:

-Applied Linguistics MA
-Creative and Critical Writing MA
-English: Literature, Culture and Theory MA
-Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought MA
-Sexual Dissidence MA

How to Apply

In order to be considered for the scholarship you should submit the following documents by 31 May either by email or in hard copy to the School of English:

-A cover letter
-A transcript of your undergraduate degree

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of previous academic performance and potential future academic performance.

Application deadline:
31 May 2017

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