PGCE First-Generation Scholars Award (2017)
The University of Sussex has developed a generous scheme, the First- Generation Scholars Scheme which provides support if your household income is less than £42,875 per annum. This support is in addition to any loans from the Student Loans Company
You will receive a £600 cash award, paid at the start of the second term.
Type of award
£600 cash award
£600 cash payment made on 14th January 2017 or later if household income assessed later in the year
Your eligibility for the First Generation Scholars Scheme will be assessed by the Student Loans Company (SLC) when you make your application for funding.
Please ensure that you have ticked the box authorising the sharing of income to enable the SLC to make this assessment.
Students who are studying on the Schools Direct (Salaried) courses will not be eligible for this award.
There is no formal application for the PGCE First-Generation Scholars Award. Information is automatically downloaded from Student Finance England and passed to the University.
For more information about PGCE funding please visit this web site:
Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Tel: 01273 872994
The award is available to people from the following country:
- United Kingdom