Sussex Graduate Scholarship (2023)

This £3,000 scholarship is for 2023 Sussex graduates, with a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelors degree, progressing to either a full time or part time eligible Masters at Sussex in September 2023.

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 graduating from Sussex in 2023 with a First Class or Upper Second Class Bachelors degree
    • Have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters, either part time or full time, to start in September 2023 
  • 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
    • Studied at a University of Sussex partner institution (such as BIMM)
    • Studied at a UK University’s overseas campus or external programme
    • Already hold another University of Sussex scholarship (i.e. Sussex India 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)
    • 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
    • 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)

Number of scholarships available



30 September 2023 23:59

How to apply

This scholarship is not automatic. Eligible applicants need to register interest in this scholarship through the postgraduate application system when you accept an offer of a place to study. No confirmation will be sent, as the scholarship is awarded automatically to all eligible applicants that register for the scholarship on time.

International students with an offer to study in the University of Sussex Business School will be able to combine this award with the Business School International Masters Award (2023). International students with an offer to study in the school of Engineering & Informatics will be able to combine this award with the Engineering & Informatics International Masters Award (2023).

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Scholarship recipients will see confirmation of the scholarship when they register for their Masters online. For international recipients that require a visa to study in the UK, the scholarship amount will be included in the CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Study).


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
30 September 2023 23:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from these specific countries: