Sussex India Scholarship

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The Sussex India Scholarships are offered to Indian students commencing postgraduate-level programs at the University of Sussex. Under this scheme, the university offers an unlimited number of scholarships to eligible applicants. 

Recipients of the Sussex India Scholarship program are rewarded with a tuition fee reduction. Selections are based on the applicant’s academic ability, financial requirements, and other eligibility criteria listed by the university. 

Sussex India Scholarship Tuition Fee Waiver

As mentioned earlier, selected students get a reduction in the annual fee up to 3953 USD. Here is a comparison between the original Tuition Fee and the fee for Sussex India Scholarship recipients:

Program NameTuition Fee for International Students (in USD)Tuition Fee for Scholarship Recipients (in USD)
MBA29,900 25,947
MSC (Computer Science)29,25025,297
MA (International journalism)25,90021,947
MSc (Management and Finance)25,09021,137
MSc (Financial Mathematics)29,90025,947

Prospective applicants must note that the scholarship amount is only applicable to the tuition fee. All the other expenses like accommodation cost, living cost (meals, transportation, etc), books and supplies have to be incurred by the applicant only. 

Moreover, recipients are not allowed to apply for any scholarships at the University of Sussex or external scholarships to study in the UK.


Highlights

Scholarship Type Merit-Based, College-Specific
Offered byInstitution
OrganizationN/A
Application Deadline Aug 01 ,2020
No. of ScholarshipsN/A
Amount$3,953
RenewabilityOne Time Payment
International Students EligibleYes
Application Form Linkhttps://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/fees-funding/masters-scholarships/view/968-Sussex-India-Scholarship
Scholarship Website Linkhttps://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/fees-funding/masters-scholarships/view/968-Sussex-India-Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Foremostley, to be eligible for the Sussex India Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in an eligible PG program at the University of Sussex.

Students will be shortlisted for the scholarship on the basis of the eligibility criteria as defined by the university. 

The eligibility criteria established by the University of Sussex is mentioned below:

  • Nationality: Indian or permanently domiciled in India.
    • Proof of residency is a must.
  • Financial Sufficiency: Should be a self-financing student and should be able to show financial support equal to the cost of attendance. 
  • The student should have accepted an offer for a Masters’s course at the University of Sussex.

There are a few factors due to which the candidates are considered ineligible for the Sussex India Scholarship, have a look:

  • Students who have the benefit of any other Sussex scholarship like the Chancellors International Scholarship.
  • Students going to pursue any of the mentioned courses will not be considered eligible for the scholarship:
    • Postgraduate diplomas 
    • Corruption, Law and Governance LLM
    • MA(Development Studies, Globalization, Early years in Education, Business and Development, Development and Public Policy, Governance, Poverty and Development, Power, Participation and Social Change)
    • PGCE course and a Masters’s degree in Social Work.

Application Process

Sussex India Scholarship 2020 applications are to be filled by the candidates at the time of admissions at the University of Sussex.

Eligible candidates have to complete a separate scholarship application form. As per the university’s guidelines, the candidates must fill their applications before August 1, 2020. The university will not entertain late applications.

How to apply for Sussex India Scholarship

There are two ways to apply for Sussex India Scholarship 2020. Prospective applicants may opt for either of the two methods:

  1. Register yourself for the scholarship via PG Apply option available at the university's portal, after accepting the offer for an eligible Masters course by the University of Sussex.
  2. If you have applied for the University via one of their overseas representatives, then you will need to ask them regarding the same, to do this on your behalf.

Selection Process

After the submission of the Sussex India Scholarship application form, the scholarship evaluation panel reviews each application comprehensively. 

While the applicant’s academic records and financial need will play a crucial role, other factors are considered at the time of selection. Some of these factors are:

  • Applicant’s chosen program
  • Financial stability
  • Nationality
  • Acceptance of admission offer

Also, the recipient must be commencing the master’s program for the same session for which the scholarship is offered.


Grant Details

Each year, applications for the Sussex India Scholarship are invited, along with the Admissions in Masters programs. Self-financing Indian students with outstanding academic records can apply for this scholarship program.

The University of Sussex offers an unlimited number of scholarships for eligible candidates. The table below provides all the essential details regarding the Sussex India Scholarship 2020, provided by the University of Sussex. 

Study-LevelPostgraduate or Masters
Eligible CandidatesIndian students, studying at some specific PG courses at the University of Sussex
Number of ScholarshipUnlimited
Study-Length1 year (full-time), 2 years (part-time)
Scholarship Award£3,000 (nearly 3953 USD) one time only
Award DistributionAnnually

Terms and Conditions for Sussex India Scholarship

There are no specific terms and conditions for the scholarship, the candidate is only required to match the minimum eligibility criteria apply for the Sussex India Scholarship before the deadline. 

If one has any doubts regarding the admissions or scholarship, please contact pg.applicants@sussex.ac.uk or scholarships@sussex.ac.uk

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