Professor Colin Eaborn Chemistry Scholarship (2019)

The Chemistry Department at Sussex is delighted to offer the Professor Colin Eaborn Chemistry Scholarship to students who have achieved excellent academic results prior to joining the University and who maintain academic excellence throughout their Chemistry degree.

What you get

Up to £2,000 for BSc students, up to £3,000 for MChem students.

Type of award



To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student taking up a place in Year 1 of a degree in the Chemistry department, in 2019
  • Have achieved AAA (or equivalent) with at least an A in Chemistry prior to joining Sussex
  • Have made Sussex your Firm choice of university via UCAS


To continue to be eligible for this scholarship throughout your degree you must maintain an overall average of at least 70% in each year of your degree. If you do not receive the scholarship in Year 1 or you do not meet the required threshold to maintain the scholarship during your studies, it is not possible to receive it in subsequent years.

If you are studying Chemistry (with an Industrial Placement Year) MChem or Chemistry with Summer Research Placements MChem you will not receive maintenance payments during your year in industry/abroad.


30 September 2019 0:00

How to apply

The scholarship is awarded automatically on the basis of academic achievement. There is no separate application process.


The University of Sussex would like to thank Mrs Joyce Eaborn, whose generous donation in memory of her late husband Professor Colin Eaborn made this scholarship possible. Professor Colin Eaborn was one of the founding members of Sussex's Chemistry Department in 1961.

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If you are eligible to receive the scholarship and continue to meet the eligibility requirements throughout your BSc/MChem, you will be awarded:

  • Year 1 (2019/20) - £600 maintenance grant
  • Year 2 (2020/21) - £600 maintenance grant
  • Year 3 (2021/22) - £800 maintenance grant
  • Year 4 (2022/23) - £1,000 maintenance grant

Payments will be made in two equal instalments in November and March of each academic year.


At level(s):

Application deadline:
30 September 2019 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: