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22Apr/15

Chancellor’s International Scholarship, University of Sussex, UK

25 scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential. The scholarships are offered for one year.

Type of award
Postgraduate taught

Award amount
50% off international student tuition fee

Eligibility
** Information about this award is correct at the time of publication but is subject to review and update in October 2014 **

In order to be considered for a Chancellor’s International Scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have applied for and accepted a place to start a 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 Gender and Development course
    * MSc in Social Research Methods + DPhil combined (1+3 degrees)
    * International foundation years, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management, and Pre-masters
    * Pre-Masters Degrees and Diplomas taught at partner colleges which are validated by Sussex.
  • 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.

Students who hold other University of Sussex scholarships will not be eligible for the Chancellors International Scholarship.

 

Application procedure
The closing date and time for applications to be received is 3rd May 23:59:00 BST prior to the academic year commencing in September. Applications received after 3rd May will not be considered.

When completed, you should return the form by email, post or fax to:

Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Chichester 1, Ci003
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QJ
UK
Email: cisscholarships@sussex.ac.uk

Fax Number: +441273873344

Timetable
By 3 May: Deadline for all applications to be received
By 19 June: Notification to first choice and short-listed candidates
After 3 July: Notification to successful short-listed candidates if first choice candidates do not take up the scholarship.

Further information

Successful applicants
Students accepting a Chancellor’s International Scholarship may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between the student and the University.

Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility

Are the scholarships available to study in other universities?
No, the Chancellor’s International Scholarships can only be held at the University of Sussex.

I am an EU student – am I eligible to apply?
The scholarships are available to students paying the higher “overseas” rate of fee. In most cases EU students will not be eligible unless you have been specifically classified as liable to pay the overseas rate.

If I am a current Sussex student can I apply?
You must be applying for a postgraduate taught degree at Sussex, so you would be eligible if you are completing an Undergraduate degree or Postgraduate Diploma and applying for a Postgraduate taught degree.

How can I find out whether I have been classified as an “overseas” fee paying student?
This information is provided when Sussex makes you an offer of a place on a degree course. If you are uncertain about your fee status you should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office.

If I am offered a scholarship but defer my place at Sussex, can the scholarship be carried over to the next year?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to carry over a scholarship to another year. You would need to submit a new application for the year in which you wish to enter Sussex.

If I have funding from another source can I also apply for a scholarship?
Yes – the scholarships are available to funded and self-financing students.

Are the scholarships available to study at Research (MPhil, DPhil) level?
No – however there are similar scholarships for research students, please look at the Doctorial Scholarships.

On what basis will the scholarships be awarded?
The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential. These factors will be assessed by a selection panel at Sussex using the information provided on the Scholarship Application Form. The selectors will pay special attention to information provided in personal statement section of the form. The scholarships are not awarded on the basis of financial need.

Contact details
Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Chichester 1, Ci003
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QJ
UK
Email: cisscholarships@sussex.ac.uk

For more information, please visit official website: www.sussex.ac.uk.