Saïd Foundation Scholarships (2019)

Two Masters scholarships for students from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. One is available to a student at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and one for a student in any other University of Sussex department.

Type of award

Full tuition fee waiver and maintenance


You receive:

  • fully-funded tuition fees
  • a maintenance allowance
  • economy travel to and from your country of residence


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Hold Syrian, Palestinian, Lebanese or Jordanian nationality
  • Hold an undergraduate degree that is equivalent of a UK 2.1 degree or higher at the time of submitting
  • Have applied for an eligible course at Sussex (you do not need to have an unconditional offer to apply for the award)

Saïd Foundation Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and applications are carefully considered by officers and trustees of the Foundation and external assessors. The Foundation bases its decisions on the candidate's academic excellence, the usefulness of the subject to the candidate's home country, the candidate's leadership potential, future career intentions and their practical ability to make use of the knowledge to be gained in the UK on their return to the Middle East.

For the full eligibility criteria please visit the Saïd Foundation website

Number of scholarships available



1 November 2018 0:00 (GMT)

How to apply

Visit the Saïd Foundation website to apply

Contact us



Information available on the Saïd Foundation website


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 November 2018 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: