USA Friends Scholarship (2020)

This scholarship is open to applications from USA nationals applying to study a full time Masters degree at Sussex. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Type of award

Maintenance grant


Equivalent of $10,000


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a national or permanent resident of the United States of America
  • Have been offered a place on a full time Masters degree at the University of Sussex 
  • Have been assessed as overseas for fee purposes

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

  • Corruption, Law and Governance LLM (delivered in Qatar)
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher Status) 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
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding)

Number of scholarships available



1 May 2020 23:59 (GMT)

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, please complete our scholarship application form below.

Apply for the USA Friends Scholarship


This scholarship is made possible thanks to the generosity of our North American alumni and the Friends of the University of Sussex.

Contact us


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 May 2020 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from the following country: