University of Sussex Masters Scholarships (US Nationals & Permanent Residents Only)

University of Sussex Masters Scholarships (US Nationals & Permanent Residents Only)

Deadline: April 3, 2017

The North American alumni in conjunction with the Friends of the University of Sussex are offering a scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 is available to nationals or permanent residents of the USA who will be studying a one year taught Master’s degree course at the University of Sussex.


In order to be considered for the USA Friends Scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a national or permanent resident of the United States of America
  • Have applied for and been offered a place on a full time Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Sussex (MA, MSc, LLM, Dip Grad)
  • Have been assessed as paying overseas fees
  • Remain on the programme for which the scholarship is offered.

You will not be eligible for this scholarship if you meet any of the following exclusions:

  • have applied for a course at the Institute of Development Studies except the MA Gender and Development and MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy
  • have applied to study a joint Social Research Methods + DPhil (1+3) course
  • have applied to study a Foundation Year, Postgraduate Certificate, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management or Pre-Masters
  • have applied to study Pre-Masters courses and diplomas taught at partner colleges
  • have applied to study the Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Education
  • have applied for a course within the Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • have applied for LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)

Selection/Assessment Criteria

Applications will be ranked and assessed on the following criteria:

  • academic merit (including grades)
  • academic reference
  • impact the scholarship will have on you
  • ambition
  • why you have chosen the University of Sussex and the contribution you will make to the community

Scholarship Award

An amount equivalent to $10,000 maintenance award.

How to Apply

  • Scholarship applications must be submitted online here, along with an academic reference which can be uploaded with your application form or submitted separately via email to[email protected]
  • Please note that you must also have submit your course application on the University of Sussex online postgraduate application system.

For more information, visit University of Sussex USA Friends Scholarships.