Undergraduate Enrichment Award (2023)

This award supports a student from a household with a household income of less than £25,000, offering a bursary to enable them to enrich their student experience. The award will be split across each year of study and is available to be spent on any activity which the student otherwise may not be able to participate in, whether those be academic, social or cultural experiences.

What you get

£6,000 over 3 or 4 years of study

Type of award

Cash Award

Funding type

Donor funded


  • Who is eligible

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • Be classified as ‘Home’ for fee purposes
    • Have received an offer of a place to study a full time Bachelors degree at Sussex in 2023
    • Have a household income of less than £25,000, to be verified by Student Finance
  • Who isn’t eligible

    You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

    • 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

    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)
    • Foundation year courses

Number of scholarships available



31 October 2023 12:59

How to apply

Application is by invite only, eligible applicants will be contacted in October 2023. 

Applicants will be required to submit a personal statement to apply for the award. Statements will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Incoming qualifications
  • Plans for your time at Sussex
  • Aspirations after you finish your course


The Undergraduate Enrichment Award is funded by an alumnus of the University of Sussex, Dr Stylianos Pateromichelakis (1967-1978).

Contact us



Application is by invitation only (eligible students will be contacted in October 2023).

Applicants will be notified of the decision by December 2023.

Terms and conditions

This scholarship is available for students beginning their studies in the 2023/24 academic year only, if a scholar defers or temporarily withdraws from their course, they will no longer be eligible to receive the scholarship.

As this is funded by a philanthropic donation, it is possible to combine this with other University of Sussex scholarships.


At level(s):

Application deadline:
31 October 2023 12:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from the following country: