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University of Sussex UK Economic and Social Development Scholarship (2015)

Study UK Scholarship free study visaAvailable to students registered on one-year Master’s degree programmes in the areas specified below. Intended for students who will contribute to the economic or social development of their countries when they return on completion of their studies. Awards will be made on the basis of academic merit (not financial need). Holders of the Economic and Social Development Scholarship are unable to hold another scholarship from the University of Sussex.

Type of award

Postgraduate taught

Award amount

£5,000 fee waiver

Eligibility for Scholarships

In order to be considered for the Economic and Social Development Scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:

Be a nationals from, and resident in, one of the following countries: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

Be applying for a Master’s degree in the following subject areas only: Anthropology, Development Studies/International Development (including the Institute of Development Studies), Economics, Education (including MA in Childhood and Youth Studies), Gender Studies, International Relations, Human Rights, Migration Studies;

Be classified to pay fees at the ‘overseas’ rate.

You will not be eligible for consideration is you meet any of the following criteria:

Studied at degree level previously in the UK (including having studied at Sussex); Hold any other University of Sussex Scholarship

Application procedure

Please complete the application form that can be found in Word and PDF format in the Files section and return it by email or post to the address below. Only the information given on the application form will be considered.


Deadline for application: 23:59 BST Sunday 5 April 2015

Successful candidates notified:

Early June Award given to scholars: First week of the academic year

Contact details

Student Funding Team

Student Life Centre

University of Sussex Chichester 1,

Ci003 Falmer East Sussex BN1 9QJ

United Kingdom