We are proud that so many of our students who decide to remain in higher education to study for a further degree choose to do so at this University. To reward that loyalty the University has introduced Alumni Study Awards. The Awards give practical expression to how much we value such loyalty. The Awards are in the form of a cash reward and, if commencing your studies in 2012-13/12, you will receive the amounts set out below which proportionately reflect current tuition fees.
£1,000 for full-time overseas fee-paying students
£300 for full-time UK/EU fee-paying students
£150 for part-time UK/EU fee-paying students
Type of award
University of Sussex - Alumni Study Award
£1,000 for full-time overseas fee-paying students / £300 for full-time and £150 for part-time UK/EU fee-paying students
You are eligible for an Award if you meet ALL the criteria set out below.* You are eligible for an Award even if you have had a break in your study at Sussex.
- you have attended our International Summer School or been a Visiting & Exchange student or you have one of the following degrees awarded by the University of Sussex: BA, BEd, BEng, BSc, LLB, LLM, MA, MChem, MEng, MMath, MPhys, MRes, MSc, MSW, MPhil, Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, PGCE or Certificate or Diploma awarded by CCE
- you are applying for a Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma, MA, MRes, MSc, MSW, LLM, MPhil, DPhil, New Route DPhil, DSW or EdD at the University of Sussex
- you have not yet begun your postgraduate degree at Sussex - Awards apply only to new registrations
- you will become eligible on registering as a student of the University of Sussex
- you have a UK bank account and your bank details are up to date on Sussex Direct by 30 January 2012
There is no application procedure as such. The awards will be paid automatically into a UK bank account. Awards will be paid to you during the Spring Term. The payment will be made directly into your UK bank account via the Banks Automated Clearing System (BACS), please ensure you have entered your UK bank account details into Sussex Direct. Payment of your Award will happen automatically. The Development and Alumni Relations Office will write to you in January to confirm payment of the Award.
Awards will be paid to you during the Spring Term.
If you have any queries relating to the Alumni Study Award scheme please email: Sally.firstname.lastname@example.org