University of Sussex UK Chancellor’s Masters Scholarship for 100 Non-EU and EU Students

Chancellor's Masters Scholarship

Course(s) Offered: All
Course Level: Graduate (Taught Masters)
Provider: University of Sussex
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Sussex, UK offers the Chancellor’s Masters Scholarship for both Overseas, EU and Home students to study for a full time Masters degree 2016/2017. The University is delighted to offer up to 100 Masters scholarships to attract the most talented students to study at Sussex.

The Chancellor’s Masters Scholarship are available on a competitive basis to UK, EU and non-EU students who have accepted a full-time place on a Masters course at Sussex in 2016 and who have, or who expect to achieve, a first-class undergraduate honours degree from a UK higher education institution or who have, or who expect to achieve, the equivalent of an undergraduate honours degree with the highest grades from a university within the European Union.

University of Sussex Chancellor's Masters Scholarship

Applicants must fulfill the following:
  • All applicants (UK, EU and non-EU) who either hold or expect to achieve a first-class undergraduate honours degree from any UK higher education institution or who hold or expect to achieve an excellent undergraduate degree from a university within the European Union (see attached table for criteria) are eligible;
  • You must apply for an eligible Masters course (see list below) and receive and accept an offer by 1 August 2016;
  • You must meet all the University’s general entrance requirements.
Selection Criteria:
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of previous or current academic performance and future potential. The selectors will pay careful attention to the information you provide in the Scholarship application form.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (i.e. Non-EU and EU countries)

Participating Institutions
University of Sussex; UK

Fields of study
All full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex are eligible (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM) excluding the following courses:
  • Postgraduate diplomas (including Common Professional Examination (CPE), Law and Economics)
  • Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a bursary)
  • Social Work post qualifying Masters degrees
  • PGCE courses and schools direct teaching courses
  • MSc Automotive Engineering
  • MA degrees in IDS apart from MA Gender and Development
  • Masters degrees at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School
In addition, masters students funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding) are not eligible.

Number of awards
Up to 100 scholarship awards will be granted

Sponsorship duration
This is a onetime financial award

Scholarship benefits
The award amount is in the value of a £5,000 scholarship grant. The scholarship will be awarded as a tuition fee reduction

Method of Application
You should apply online for an eligible full-time Masters course via the University’s postgraduate application system in time to receive an offer of a place by 1 August 2016.

You should complete the Chancellor’s Masters Scholarship application form by 1 August. The University cannot consider your scholarship application until an offer has been received and accepted for an eligible Masters course.

If you are still studying for your degree you do not need to wait for your final classification before applying. Applications will be considered on the strength of current performance and, if successful, the award of the scholarship can be made conditional upon you achieving the required degree classification later in the summer.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information.

The application deadline is 1st August 2016.

Scholarships will be awarded in a number of separate rounds in February, April, June and August and successful applicants will be notified after each round.

If you are not immediately successful in being awarded a scholarship, but meet the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be re-considered in the following allocation round alongside any new applications. The final allocation will be after the August deadline, with all remaining decisions notified then.

If you accept a Chancellor’s Masters Scholarship you may be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing copy for the prospectus or web page). Schools of study may also have specific duties they wish you to assist with.

If you have any questions regarding the scheme please email: cmscholarship[at]

The University of Sussex is a public research university situated in Falmer, near Brighton in Sussex. Taking its name from the historic county of Sussex, the university received its Royal Charter in August 1961, and was a founding member of the 1994 Group of research-intensive universities promoting excellence in research and teaching.

In the latest 2016 rankings, the university of Sussex was placed 62nd in Europe and 140th in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015–16.

Application Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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