Chancellors International and EU Scholarships (2021)

60 scholarships are available to undergraduate and postgraduate international applicants. As there are a limited number of awards available, these are highly competitive and only applicants with excellent academic achievement and potential will be considered. If you have excellent grades to date, you can apply for a scholarship after you have received an offer to study at the University of Sussex in 2021.

Type of award

Fee waiver


£5,000 per year of full time study


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes
  • Have received an offer of a place to study a full time Bachelors degree at Sussex in 2021
  • Be self-financing
  • Have excellent academic grades

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • Are applying for a course in the School of Business
  • Are applying for a course in the School of Engineering and Informatics
  • Are applying for a Bachelors at a university that is not at the University of Sussex
  • Are progressing into the final year of an integrated Masters at Sussex
  • Already hold another University of Sussex scholarship

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

  • Degrees in Social work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Postgraduate diplomas

Number of scholarships available



1 August 2021 0:00 (GMT)

How to apply

Applications for this scholarship are now closed, it is not possible to consider late applications. The Scholarships Office will contact all eligible applicants with the outcome of their scholarship application.


To be considered for the Chancellors International and EU Scholarship, you need to have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible course at Sussex.   Offer holders will be sent a link to the scholarship application form online, after receiving an offer to study at Sussex.

The successful applicant will need to ensure they have made plans or raised sufficient funds to cover the remaining tuition fee and costs of living, for the duration of their degree.  For guidance about estimated living costs at Sussex and information about budgeting, please see our website.

This is not available for applicants to the University of Sussex Business School or School of Engineering & Informatics, as there are School-specific Chancellors Scholarships available that you can apply for. 


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Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis, with the first allocation to be made in February 2021.  If your application is not successful but considered as a reserve, it will be automatically considered in the following allocations. 

The final deadline to apply is 1 August, however, as all scholarships may have been assigned by then, you are advised to apply as soon as possible.


At level(s):

Application deadline:
1 August 2021 0:00 (GMT)
the deadline has now expired


The award is available to people from these specific countries: