The University is delighted to offer an unlimited number of scholarships to encourage high achieving Sussex undergraduates to stay with us to study for a Masters degree. The scholarships are available to UK, EU and international students graduating in 2017 who have accepted a full-time place on a Masters course at Sussex commencing in 2017. Students who graduate with a first-class honours degree are eligible for a £5,000 scholarship and students who graduate with an upper second-class honours degree are eligible for a £3,500 scholarship.



-All University of Sussex undergraduates (UK, EU and non-EU) who graduate in 2017 and progress immediately onto an eligible full-time Masters course in 2017 are eligible (see below for list of eligible courses);
-You must apply for a Masters course and receive and accept an offer of a place by 1 August 2017;
-To be eligible for a £5,000 scholarship you must graduate with a first-class honours degree;
-To be eligible for a £3,500 scholarship you must graduate with an upper second-class honours degree;
-You must meet all the University's general entrance requirements.


The scholarship relates to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM) excluding the following courses:

-Postgraduate diplomas (including Common Professional Examination (CPE), Law and Economics)
-LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)
-Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a bursary)
-PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
-MA degrees in IDS apart from MA Gender and Development
-Masters students funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding are not eligible).

Application Process:

  1. Apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University's PG Apply online.
  2. If you are made an offer of a place, there will be an online scholarship declaration on PG Apply as part of the acceptance process. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship.

Application Deadline:

1 August 2017

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