Asian University for Women Scholarship (2018)

This unique scholarship is offered specifically for students studying at the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh, progressing on to an eligible Masters course at the University of Sussex, to celebrate the partnership between our institutions.

Type of award

Fee waiver


Full Masters tuition fee waiver


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • studying at the Asian University for Women
  • offered and accept a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex. Find out how to apply for a Masters at Sussex
  • selected by AUW to be considered for the award

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you already have another Sussex scholarship such as the Chancellors Masters Scholarship or Sussex Graduate Scholarship)

You are also not eligible for this scholarship if you are going to study the following courses:

  • Postgraduate diplomas (including CPE Common Professional Examination)
  • Corruption, Law and Governance LLM (delivered in Qatar)
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years in Education MA
  • Globalisation, Business and Development MA
  • Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
  • Power, Participation and Social Change MA
  • Poverty and Development MA
  • Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a NHS bursary)
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • any Masters funded by the research councils (such as if you receive ESRC 1+3 funding)


1 May 2018 0:00 (GMT)

How to apply

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.


This scholarship is the outcome of a successful partnership between Sussex and AWU. The aim is to promote co-operation in academic programs, including joint teaching, facilitating staff and student exchanges and opportunities for AUW students to gain scholarships for further Sussex study. AUW is a university in Chittagong, Bangladesh seeking to educate a new generation of leaders in Asia. They admit students based on merit, regardless of income, and nearly all students are on full scholarships.

Contact us


Scholarship applications must be submitted to the Ethical Selection Committee of AUW by 25 March 2018


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 May 2018 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: