Stuart Hall Scholarship (2023)

The University of Sussex is delighted to offer the prestigious £5,000 Stuart Hall Scholarship to one student in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities, focussing on areas of interest to cultural theorist Stuart Hall (1932-2014).

What you get

  • £5,000 tuition fee discount
  • Opportunity to connect with network of scholars and fellows at the Stuart Hall Foundation

Type of award

Tuition fee reduction

Funding type



To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have accepted an offer of a full time place on a Masters in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities to start in September 2023.

You must also have, or expect to achieve, a First Class honours or 2.1 degree from a UK university, or equivalent degree from an overseas institution.

Courses eligible for this scholarship are:


Number of scholarships available



1 June 2023 23:59

How to apply

Please complete our scholarship application form after you have received an offer for an eligible course. Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Academic Performance
  • Career Aspirations
  • Voluntary/Community Involvement
  • Personal Circumstances

We are particularly interested in students focussing on areas of interest to Stuart Hall including Postcolonial and Diasporic Modernities; Cultural Studies; Race, Ethnicity and Visual Cultures; Radical Thinking on the Left.

Preference will be given to applicants from underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds who intend to pursue a doctoral degree, as they would benefit from from the Stuart Hall Foundation's Scholars and Fellows Network, which provides acces to resources and opportunities that aim to help members develop their career and research profile.

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Funding partners

The Stuart Hall Foundation is committed to providing opportunities for students and academics, pursuing themes resonant with the work of Professor Stuart Hall and that of the Foundation.

Acutely aware of the obstacles to achievement in higher education faced by young people from culturally diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds – evidenced by admissions data and the lack of diversity among academic staff – the Foundation works in partnership with universities in the UK and internationally to continue Professor Stuart Hall’s life-long commitment to teaching.

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At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 June 2023 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: