Chancellor's International Scholarships (2024)

A limited number of scholarships are available to international Masters applicants. These are highly competitive and only applicants with excellent academic achievement and potential will be considered. If you have exceptional grades to date, you can apply for a scholarship after you have received an offer to study at the University of Sussex in 2024.

What you get


Type of award

Tuition fee reduction

Funding type

Sussex funded


  • Who is eligible

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • Be classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes
    • Be taking up a place on a full time Masters degree, starting September 2024
    • Be self-financing
    • Have exceptional academic grades
  • Qualifications advice
    Qualification/Country Minimum grades required to apply for the scholarship


    8.5/10 or 4.5/5.0


    5.5 - 5/8 depending on university


    At least 70%, depending on university


    GPA 3.5


    8.5/10 or 85%


    First class/CGPA 3.5


    4 year Bachelors degree with a minimum overall grade of 80% / Masters with 70%


    14 or 16/20


    GPA 3.3


    GPA 3.5

  • Who isn’t eligible

    You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

    • Are applying for a Masters at a university that is not at the University of Sussex
    • Are progressing into the final year of an integrated Masters at Sussex
    • Are studying an online course
    • Are already holding another University of Sussex scholarship (i.e Chancellors Masters Scholarship)
    • Are studying one of the Excluded courses listed below:
  • Excluded courses

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

    • Certificates and Diplomas (including PGCE)
    • Courses at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
    • Courses at IDS
    • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
    • Degrees in Social work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
    • Online courses
    • Schools direct teaching courses
    • Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. ESRC 1+3 funding)


1 May 2024 23:59

How to apply

Applicants need an offer of a place on an eligible masters before they can apply for the scholarship. As this is a selective scholarship, applicants need excellent grades/predicted grades to be considered.

Apply for the scholarship

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Applications will be considered after the 1 May closing date and all applicants will receive a decision in June.

Terms and conditions

While we accept applications from applicants to multiple scholarships, this scholarship is Sussex-funded and, therefore, cannot be combined with other Sussex-funded scholarships (such as the Sussex Nigeria Scholarship or Sussex India Scholarship).


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 May 2024 23:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from these specific countries: