Chancellor's International Business Scholarship (2020)

As a top 10 ranking university in the UK for Business and Economics (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020) we want to continue to attract outstanding international students to our EQUIS and AMBA accredited school. That’s why we’re offering forty of our best academic applicants a scholarship worth between £5,000 and £7,500 upon your successful enrollment at the University of Sussex Business School.

What you get

There are 40 scholarships in total, 20 of which will be £7,500 and a further 20 of £5,000, available to overseas postgraduate University of Sussex Business School applicants who can demonstrate academic excellence. The top 20 will be offered the £7,500 scholarship and then the next 20 will be offered the £5,000 scholarship.

Type of award

Tuition fee reduction


Who is eligible

If you have already applied for the Chancellor's International Scholarship, you do not need to submit another application for this scholarship as you will automatically be considered for both.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be classified as overseas for fee purposes
  • have excellent grades (UK first class or equivalent)
  • have clear and specific goals with defined links to your course.
  • have accepted a place on one of the following full time eligible Masters courses, commencing at the University of Sussex Business School in September 2020:

Accounting and Finance

Banking and Finance

Development Economics


Energy Policy

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Fintech Risk and Investment Analysis

Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Human Resource Management

International Accounting and Corporate Governance

International Business Economics

International Finance and Economics

International Management

International Marketing


Management and Finance

Marketing and Consumer Psychology

Master of Business Administration MBA

Occupational and Organizational Psychology

Project Management

Science and Technology Policy

Strategic Innovation Management

Sustainable Development

As there are limited scholarships available, this scholarship is extremely competitive. You will only be able to accept one University of Sussex Scholarship. 

Number of scholarships available



1 May 2020 0:00

How to apply

To be considered for the Chancellor's International Business Scholarship, you need to have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex.  There is guidance about how to apply for a Masters on our website.

To apply for the scholarship, you are required to provide a statement of academic interests.  You should include information about:

  • your drive and ambitions (and how your course will help you achieve your ambitions)
  • your potential for positive impact when you return to your home country
  • any relevant work experience, skills or extra-curricular activity that relate to your ambitions and/or chosen course

To be considered, you will need to demonstrate excellent grades in your most recent qualification (i.e. a first class degree if you are studying in the UK). You do not need to have completed your qualification, however, as we can make conditional scholarship offers.

Please complete the application form.

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The deadline to apply for the scholarship is 1 May 2020 (23:59 GMT)

Applications that meet the required criteria will be referred to an academic panel for a decision, after the deadline. The Scholarships Office will contact all applicants when a final decision has been made. All applicants should receive a final decision by 1 July.

If you have already applied for the Chancellor's International Scholarship you do not need to make a separate application for the Chancellor's International Business Scholarship as you will automatically be considered for both.

The scholarship is awarded as a fee reduction when you register in September. The scholarship information will also be added to your CAS (confirmation of acceptance for studies) for your visa application.  Applicants must be able to fund the remainder of their tuition fee and cover their living expenses for the duration of the course. 

*UPDATE: All applicants should have now recieved a response.*


At level(s):
PG (taught)

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


The award is available to people from these specific countries: