Care Leavers Award (2016)

University of Sussex

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£3500 for 3 years

    The award will be paid in three instalments per year, £1000 per term in September, January and March. First year students will receive an additional £500 in the first term.
  • Award coverage:
  • Stipend
  • Award level:
  • Undergraduate
  • Number of awards:
  • All eligible students
  • Award duration:
  • 1 Years (renewable)

Application info

  • Nationality:
  • UK only
  • Gender:
  • Both
  • Eligibility requirement:
  • To be eligible for the award you need to have been in care for at least 13 weeks since your 14th birthday, and be under 25 when you start the course.
  • Application details:
  • If you have ticked the 'in care' box on your UCAS form, the Widening Participation team will contact you with a short questionnaire you need to return to enable us to check your eligibility for the award. If you are eligible the award will be paid automatically and you will not need to apply.

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Sussex Pakistan Scholarships (2016)
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Sussex Nigeria Scholarships (2016)
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Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust for Postgraduate Study (2016)
5000 The maximum value of any bursary is £5,000 per year. This amount may be adjusted according to the applicant’s personal financial need and to the amount of funds available.
Sussex India Scholarships (2016)
Scholarships worth £3,000 will be awarded as a fee reduction.
Chancellor's Masters Scholarship (2016)
5000 The awards include enhanced scholarships of £10,000 which are available for 2015 only and standard scholarships of £3,000.
Sussex Excellence Scholarship (2016)
3000 per year for 1 year only and £1,000 cash award and £2,000 rent reduction if you are living in University-managed accommodation or £1,000 cash award and £2,000 fee waiver if you are not living in University-managed accommodation for 1 Academic year
First-Generation Scholars Scheme (2016)
1000 Year 1: £1,000 paid directly to you, plus a £2,000 rent or fee reduction. Subsequent years: £1,000 paid directly to you. for 1 Years (renewable)