The Asian University for Women Scholarship (2022)

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 tuition fee waiver

Type of award

Full Fee waiver


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be:

  • studying at the Asian University for Women
  • expected to graduate with a Bachelors degree from AUW in May 2022
  • offered and accept a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex.
  • selected by AUW to be considered for the award

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

  • Postgraduate diplomas 
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
  • 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 an NHS bursary)
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. ESRC 1+3 funding)

Number of scholarships available



31 May 2022 23:59

How to apply

To apply for the scholarship, you must have obtained an offer of a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex.  You are also 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 Professor Nirmala Rao, Vice Chancellor, Asian University for Women and uploaded via this link: AUW Application Form 2022

“I am very grateful to Sussex, through its partnership with Asian University for Women in Bangladesh, for allowing me to study for an MBA, and I’m proud that I was among the first to receive an International Female Leaders Scholarship.”ALINERY LIANHLAWNG
Master of Business Administration MBA


Funding partners

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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At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
31 May 2022 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


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