First-Generation Scholars Scheme (2016)

University of Sussex

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Award info

  • Award values:
  • Bursary :£1000 for 3 years

    Year 1: £1,000 paid directly to you, plus a £2,000 rent or fee reduction. Subsequent years: £1,000 paid directly to you.
  • Award type:
    • Hardship/poverty scholarship
  • Award coverage:
  • Cost of Living, Accommodation, Tuition fees
  • 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 financial support through the First-Generation Scholars scheme, you must: - be a UK applicant - qualify for home/EU fee status - be applying for/studying an undergraduate full-time course, from the academic year 2015/16 onwards - have a household income of less than £42,875 a year. Your household income is based on your own income, plus your parents' income if you are under 25 and living with them, or your partner's income if you are over 25.
  • Application details:
  • Your eligibility for the First-Generation Scholars scheme financial support will be assessed by the Student Loans Company (SLC) when you make your application for funding. When you're applying for funding, make sure that you give authorisation for your income information to be shared with the SLC when prompted, so that they can make this assessment. If you are holding the University of Sussex as your first choice and if you are eligible for the First-Generation Scholars scheme financial support, the SLC will send you a letter to confirm your entitlement.

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Leverhulme Trade Charities Trust for Undergraduate Study (2016)
3000 Funds are intended for those in financial hardship requiring tuition and examination fees, travel costs, study materials and accommodation.
Sussex Pakistan Scholarships (2016)
Scholarship worth £3,000 will be awarded as a tuition fee reduction to all eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.
Sussex Nigeria Scholarships (2016)
Scholarship worth £3,000 will be awarded as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.
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