Professor Colin Eaborn Chemistry Scholarship (2021)

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

Maintenance grant


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 September 2021
  • 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.


30 September 2021 23:59

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.

Contact us


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Application deadline:
30 September 2021 23:59 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: