University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships 2023 | Apply Now

Here is the University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships 2023 –  open for application. Interested and qualified candidates are expected to check the scholarship guidelines below for eligibility, requirement, and how to apply.

The University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships are available in the majority of Sussex Schools, and are awarded on the basis of academic performance and potential to international and EU students who have applied for and been offered a place for eligible full-time Masters degrees at the University of Sussex.

There are a limited number of scholarships available to international applicants. These are highly competitive and only applicants with excellent academic achievement and potential will be considered. If you have excellent grades to date, you can apply for a scholarship after you have received an offer to study an eligible Bachelors or Masters at the University of Sussex in 2023.

Eligible and non-eligible students for the University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarship must be:

Eligible students must be:

  • Be classified as ‘overseas’ for fee purposes
  • Be taking up a place on a full time Masters degree, starting September 2023
  • Be self-financing
  • Have excellent academic grades

Does not eligible for this scholarship 

You will not be eligible to apply for the following reasons

  • If you are applying for a Masters at a university that is not at the University of Sussex
  • If you are progressing into the final year of an integrated Masters at Sussex
  • If you are studying an online course
  • If you are already holding another University of Sussex scholarship (i.e Chancellors Masters Scholarship)
  • If you are studying one of the Excluded courses listed below.

Excluded courses are as follows:

  • Certificates and Diplomas (including PGCE)
  • Courses at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
  • Globalisation, Business and Development MA
  • Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
  • Power, Participation and Social Change MA
  • Poverty and Development MA
  • Degrees in Social work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
  • Online courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. ESRC 1+3 funding)

Countries and minimum grades required

Qualification/Country Minimum grades required to apply for the scholarship
Brazil 8.5/10 or 4.5/5.0
Chile 5.5 – 5/8 depending on university
India 60% – 75% depending on university
Japan GPA 3.5
Mexico 8.5/10 or 85%
Nigeria First class / CGPA 3.5
Pakistan 4 year bachelors degree with a minimum overall grade of 75% / Masters with 65%
Peru 14 or 16/20
Turkey GPA 3.3
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Number of scholarships:

Up to 100

Target group:

International and EU students

Scholarship values/duration:


Type of award:

Fee waiver

Funding type:

Sussex funded

What University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarship fees cover

Your tuition fees cover your education costs, including teaching and exams. Your fees don’t cover:

Placement and study abroad fees

If you’re an undergraduate student starting in 2022/23 or 2023/24, you pay:

  • 20% of your tuition fees during your placement year if the placement is for a year
  • the normal tuition fee if the placement is for less than a year.

These fees are subject to Government policy changes and you should buy insurance if you do a placement abroad.

You also pay different fees if you do a study abroad year.

How to pay your fees

If you are an undergraduate student and you:

  • have a student loan, which is paid directly to Sussex
  • don’t have student loans, you pay your fees in full, or in two or three installments.

If you’re a Masters’s or Ph.D. student, you must either pay your fees in full at the beginning of each academic year or in installments if you’re self-funding.

You can pay your fees:

  • online when you register or through your Sussex Direct account
  • on the phone by calling the Student Accounts Office
  • through the Convera portal if you make an international payment.

If you have a Sussex scholarship with a fee waiver or money off your fees, this appears in your Sussex Direct account.

You may need to take extra evidence to the Student Accounts Office if you:

  • are sponsored
  • can’t see your student loan payments in your student account
  • have a career development loan.
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How to apply for the University of Sussex Chancellor’s International Scholarships

To be considered for the Chancellor’s International Scholarship, you need to have received and accepted an offer of a place on an eligible course at Sussex. You will need to have applied for your course by 1 March 2023 to be guaranteed consideration for the scholarship (excluding meeting other eligibility criteria).

The Chancellors International Scholarships will open for applications at 09.00 am (GMT) on 12 April 2023 and will automatically close at 23:59 pm (GMT) on 26 April 2023.

The scholarship application will ask you for-

  • Personal details- such as applicant number, name, and email address.
  • Education details- if you are currently studying or have finished studying, your predicted or final grade.
  • A 500-word (maximum) supporting statement to answer the following –

“Describe your academic achievements to date and your ambitions for the future. Why should you receive this scholarship and what impact will receiving the scholarship have on your time at Sussex and when you return home?”

The successful applicant will need to ensure they have made plans or raised sufficient funds to cover the remaining tuition fee and costs of living, for the duration of their degree.

For guidance about estimated living costs at Sussex and information about budgeting, please  visit the official scholarship Website:


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