Sussex Nigeria Scholarship (2018)

This scholarship is for Masters students from Nigeria and includes a £3,500 fee reduction. The award is enhanced to £5,000 if you have a first class degree from a Nigerian university.

Type of award

Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.

Amount

Up to £5,000.

Eligibility

Who is eligible

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be a Nigerian national
  • be classified as overseas for fee purposes
  • be self-financing
  • have accepted an offer to study an eligible Masters course at Sussex

To be eligible for the enhanced £5,000 award, you must also provide evidence of a first class degree from a university in Nigeria.

Who isn't eligible

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you already have another Sussex scholarship (i.e. Chancellor's Masters Scholarship or Sussex Graduate Scholarship).

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

  • Corruption, Law and Governance LLM (delivered in Qatar)
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years in Education MA
  • Globalisation, Business and Development MA
  • Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
  • Power, Participation and Social Change MA
  • Poverty and Development MA
  • Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a NHS bursary)
  • Masters degrees at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. those receiving ESRC 1+3 funding are not eligible).

Deadline

15 August 2018 23:59 (GMT)

How to apply

Register your interest in the scholarship via PG Apply when you accept our offer of a place on an eligible Masters course. If you have applied via one of our overseas representatives, you will need to ask them to do this on your behalf.

If you are successful, information about the scholarship will be included in your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Study) for your visa application.

If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office: pg.applicants@sussex.ac.uk

 

Contact us

scholarships@sussex.ac.uk

Timetable

You must accept an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration in order to receive the scholarship. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the 1 August deadline. You must also have sufficient time to obtain a visa to study at Sussex, if you need one.

 

 

Availability

At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
15 August 2018 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired

Countries

The award is available to people from the following country: