Professor Colin Eaborn Chemistry Scholarship (2024)

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

Funding type

Donor funded


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 2024
  • Have achieved AAA at A-Level prior to joining Sussex
  • Have made Sussex your 'Firm' choice of university via UCAS


Number of scholarships available



10 September 2024 23:59

How to apply

The scholarship will be awarded automatically to 2024 applicants that meet the eligibility criteria.

If more than 4 applicants are eligible, applicants will instead be invited to apply for the awards available. The Scholarships Office will contact eligible applicants by the end of August 2024 if an application is required. 


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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This scholarship is paid as a cash award in each eligible year of study, as follows: £600 in Year 1, £600 in Year 2, £800 in Year 3 and, for MChem students, £1000 in Year 4. 

Terms and conditions

Receiving the scholarship for each year of study is dependant upon students maintaining academic excellence throughout their course, grades will be verified by the Chemistry Department at the end of each year.


At level(s):

Application deadline:
10 September 2024 23:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from these specific countries: