The Asian University for Women Scholarship (2020)

Two scholarships are available to students currently studying at the Asian University for Women (AUW) in Bangladesh and progressing to an eligible Masters course at the University of Sussex.

What you get

Full Masters tuition fee waiver

Type of award

Fee waiver


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • studying at the Asian University for Women
  • studying or obtained a 4 year Bachelor Degree
  • 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)

Number of scholarships available



31 May 2020 0:00

How to apply


To apply for the scholarship, you are required to provide the following:

·         Statement of intent/motivation letter (no more than 1200 words), elaborating your candidacy for the scholarship and indicating which Masters course you have received an offer for

·         your most recent AUW transcript

·         resume (no longer than 2 pages)

·         a copy of your offer letter from the University of Sussex 

These should be addressed to Dr. Dave Dowland, University Registrar, Asian University for Women and uploaded via this link: AUW Application Form 2020 

To be considered for the scholarship, you will need to have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course.  Apply for a Masters at Sussex at


The Sussex Scholarship Program for AUW graduates is the outcome of a successful partnership between the two institutions, aiming to promote co-operation in academic programs, including joint teaching, facilitation of staff and student exchanges and opportunities for AUW students to gain scholarships for further study at Sussex.



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Scholarship applications must be submitted to the Ethical Selection Committee of AUW by 31st May 2020.


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
31 May 2020 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: