Harry Lownds Memorial Scholarship (2021)

The University of Sussex is delighted to offer this scholarship of £3,000 to an applicant for Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology MSc. The Harry Lownds Memorial Fund offers scholarship support to a graduate whose personal circumstances might otherwise prevent them from taking up their MSc. Harry’s family and friends established the Fund following his sudden, unexpected death in February 2019. Harry was in his final semester studying for a BSc in Genetics at Sussex University and had a passionate love for the life sciences.

Type of award

Maintenance grant




To be eligible for this scholarship you must have accepted an offer to study Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology MSc at Sussex.

Applications are open only to students classified as 'Home' for fees. 

Number of scholarships available



1 August 2021 23:59 (GMT)

How to apply

Eligible applicants need to complete a scholarship application form after you have received an offer to study at Sussex, please contact the Scholarships Office to request an application form: scholarships@sussex.ac.uk  

We are particularly interested to hear the ways in which recieving this scholarship would benefit you and support your academic development.


Harry’s family and friends established the Harry Lownds Memorial Fund in February 2019. Harry had a particular interest in potential therapeutic applications of modern genetic techniques and hoped to go on to earn a PhD and undertake research into the interplay between genomic disorders and mental health. His family hope that this scholarship will assist someone with similar interests to pursue their academic dreams in ways that will in time benefit wider society.

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At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 August 2021 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: