Economic and Social Development Scholarship (2015)
Available 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
£5,000 fee waiver
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
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 acadmic year
The scholarship selection process takes into account:
- Academic ability, judged on previous study at degree level;
- Plans for activity after you have finished your studies either to stimulate economic development or social development;
- Revelant work experiance that will support the activity.
Student Funding Team
Student Life Centre
University of Sussex
Chichester 1, Ci003