Cate Haste Scholarship in History (2024)

The University of Sussex is delighted to offer this scholarship of £3,000 to a history applicant starting in September 2024, named in honour of Sussex alumna Cate Haste.

What you get


Type of award

Tuition fee reduction

Funding type

Donor funded


To be eligible for this scholarship you must have accepted an offer to study  Contemporary History MA  at the University of Sussex, commencing in 2024.

UK or overseas fee paying students are eligible to apply.

Number of scholarships available



15 June 2024 23:59

How to apply

Applications now closed


Cate Haste was a television producer, writer and Sussex alumna (’66). She produced many historical documentaries such as End of Empire and The Churchills, and wrote several books, including Keep the Home Fires Burning: Propaganda in WW1, Nazi Women, Clarissa Eden: A Memoir – From Churchill to Eden, the Goldfish Bowl: Married to the Prime Minister (with Cherie Booth) and Rules of Desire: Sex in Britain WW1 to the Present. Her book, Passionate Spirit: the Life of Alma Mahler, was published in 2019 and explores the life of Alma Mahler, who was a composer, author, socialite and extraordinary intellect.

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All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application before the end of July 2024.

Terms and conditions

We are aware AI has been used by some applicants to produce statements for their scholarship applications. Please be advised these applications are often unsuccessful. Any personal statement submitted needs to be written by you, to demonstrate your suitability for the scholarship.


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
15 June 2024 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: