Cate Haste Scholarship in Media and Film (2024)

The University of Sussex is delighted to offer this scholarship of £3,000 for an applicant starting one of several courses in the Media Department in September 2024, named for Sussex alumna Cate Haste.

What you get


Type of award

Tuition fee reduction

Funding type

Donor funded


Applicants holding an offer of a place on one of the following Masters courses are invited to submit an application for this award:

Cultural and Creative Industries MA

Filmmaking MA

Film Studies MA

Journalism and Documentary Practice MA

Journalism and Media Studies MA

Media Practice for Development and Social Change MA

Both applicants assessed as 'Home' or 'Overseas' for fees are eligible to apply.

Scholarship applications are considered by an academic selection panel, with the chosen recipient being awarded the scholarship when they register on their course in September 2024. 

Number of scholarships available



15 June 2024 23:59

How to apply

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Cate Haste was a television producer, writer and Sussex alumna (1966). She produced many historical documentaries such as End of Empire (1984) and The Churchills (1995), and wrote several books, including Keep the Home Fires Burning: Propaganda in WW1 (1977), Nazi Women (2001), Clarissa Eden: A Memoir – From Churchill to Eden (2008), the Goldfish Bowl: Married to the Prime Minister (with Cherie Booth; 2005) and Rules of Desire: Sex in Britain WW1 to the Present (1992). 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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At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
15 June 2024 23:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from these specific countries: