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    Sussex MBA Scholarship

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    Sussex MBA Scholarship is a partial fee waiver of 1,500 GBP to 5,000 GBP  (1,49,908 INR to 4,99,694 INR) that is awarded to incoming students. This scholarship program is designed keeping in mind those University of Sussex applicants who have prior management experience and/or graduate degree complementing the MBA program.

    • The scholarship is available to students from specific countries like India, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh.
    • No admission scholarship application is required as students are evaluated based on details in the admission application.
    • The upcoming application deadline for the Sussex MBA scholarship is September 30, 2021 (MBA admission deadline).
    • Only students with relevant qualifications and experience will be considered for the award.
    • Students with average grades in UG program can also apply for the Sussex MBA scholarship via informal letter to the university.
    • Scholarship decisions will be declared by the selection committee within a month.

    This is the only MBA scholarship offered by the university. In case the students want to apply for other masters scholarships, they can explore various University of Sussex scholarships available for international students.


    Scholarship TypeMerit-Based, College-Specific
    Offered byInstitution
    OrganizationUniversity of Sussex
    Application Deadline Sep 30 ,2021
    No. of ScholarshipsN/A
    RenewabilityOne Time Payment
    International Students EligibleYes
    Scholarship Website Link

    Eligibility Criteria

    Firstly, to be eligible for the scholarship, candidates need to be from the list of the countries mentioned eligible for the scholarship. The candidates are supposed to perform outstandingly well in their undergraduate degrees so that their application can be considered by the award distributing committee.

    Except for the above-mentioned points, candidates need to fulfill the eligibility criteria as defined by the university:

    Eligible Countries

    Students from Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, China, Egypt, England, Japan, France, Germany, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Sri Lanka, and a few more countries are eligible for the award.

    Application Process

    The application forms for the Sussex MBA scholarship 2020 are available on the official website of the University of Sussex for the September session. The scholarship forms will be accepted via online process. Candidates are supposed to first enroll themselves in the University of Sussex’s MBA program using the university’s PG online application system.

    Admission Requirement

    • Students are required to submit their updated CV and a personal statement.
    • At the time of admissions, all the students must have a lower second-class undergraduate honors degree.
    • Candidates are supposed to have their IELTS score with them for being eligible to take admissions for MBA at the University of Sussex.

    Selection Process

    The major decisions related to the Sussex MBA scholarship are taken based on the criteria defined by the university:

    • Relevant academic qualification
    • Managerial work experience
    • Admission offer to MBA program

    The university ensures that all eligible applicants receive benefits of the scholarship program.

    Note: Students who do not possess up to the mark results in the undergraduate degree and lack of relevant management experience can also apply for the scholarship by writing an informal application of interest at For these students, an interview session will be conducted.

    Once the decision has been made by the committee regarding the distribution of the scholarship, as per the defined parameters, the student is notified for the same and is supposed to accept or decline the offer, within one month. As soon as they accept the offer, students must apply for Tier 4 UK Student visa.

    Grant Details

    Study-Level Masters
    Eligible Candidates International students of some specific country pursuing MBA at University of Sussex
    Number of Scholarship Limited numbers
    Study-Length 1-year or 2-year
    Scholarship Award

    6240 USD maximum

    Award Distributed Annually

    In order to avail of the scholarship, students should be enrolled in the University of Sussex’s Master of Business Administration program. As mentioned, the application forms of only those students will be accepted who belong to the list of countries as specified by the University of Sussex.

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