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

Award amount

£600 cash payment made on 14th January 2017 or later if household income assessed later in the year

Eligibility

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.

Application procedure

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.

Timetable

Further information

For more information about PGCE funding please visit this web site:

http://www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/funding/training-in-england/postgraduate-funding

Contact details

Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
Bramber House
University of Sussex
Falmer
East Sussex
BN1 9QU

Tel: 01273 872994
Email: scholarships@sussex.ac.uk

Availability

Available to:
UK

At level(s):
PG (taught)

Countries

The award is available to people from the following country:

  • United Kingdom