University of Sussex Scholarships, April 2017



The University is delighted to offer a £10,000 scholarship to attract an outstanding student to study for a full-time Masters degree in the School of English commencing in 2017-18. UK, Europe and International students are eligible to apply.

The University of Sussex is a leading higher education and research institution near Brighton, in the south of England. Its goal is to deliver teaching and learning programmes that are informed by current research are attractive to students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, and which deliver skills for life.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for masters degree programme at University of Sussex.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields within School of English to help students in upgrading their education.

List of Subjects: Applied Linguistics, Creative and Critical Writing, English: Literature, Culture and Theory, Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought and Sexual Dissidence

Number of Awards: Not Known

Scholarship Award: Scholarship has a value of £10,000. Tuition fee waiver in the first instance with any remainder being paid as a maintenance grant.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, you must have accepted a full-time place on one of the following Masters degrees in the School of English comencing in September 2017:

  • Applied Linguistics MA
  • Creative and Critical Writing MA
  • English: Literature, Culture and Theory MA
  • Modern and Contemporary Literature, Culture and Thought MA
  • Sexual Dissidence MA

Nationality: UK, Europe and International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: It is assumed that all students in the summer program will be fluent in English. The modules are intensive, and they will need good language skills to keep up. For students whose first language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of suitable English Language qualifications as follows:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
  • Pearson’s Test of English (Academic) with 62 overall with at least 56 in all four skills
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE): grade B
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based (TOEFL IBT): 88 overall with 20 in listening, 19 in reading, 21 in speaking and 23 in writing

UK Scholarships

How to Apply: In order to be considered for the scholarship you should submit the following documents by 31 May (either by email to or in hard copy to the School of English at the address below):

  • A cover letter
  • A CV
  • A transcript of your undergraduate degree

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of previous academic performance and potential future academic performance.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link



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