University of Sussex Scholarships for US Students in UK, 2017


The University of Sussex is inviting applications for one-year taught Master’s degree course. US applicants are eligible to apply.

Sussex is a world-leading research university with many projects led by the foremost academics in their field. They use research-led teaching, a unique location and a strong sense of purpose to broaden our students’ perspectives. Choose from over 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, taught by world-leading academics, and join their thriving student community.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for one-year taught Master’s degree course at the University of Sussex.

Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award: An amount equivalent to $10,000 maintenance award.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: In order to be considered for the USA Friends Scholarship applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be a national or permanent resident of the United States of America
  • Have applied for and been offered a place on a full-time Postgraduate Taught degree at the University of Sussex (MA, MSc, LLM, Dip Grad)
  • Have been assessed as paying overseas fees
  • Remain on the programme for which the scholarship is offered.

Applicants will not be eligible for this scholarship if they meet any of the following exclusions:

  • have applied for a course at the Institute of Development Studies except the MA Gender and Development and MSc Climate Change, Development and Policy
  • have applied to study a joint Social Research Methods + DPhil (1+3) course
  • have applied to study a Foundation Year, Postgraduate Certificate, International Year One Diploma in Business and Management or Pre-Masters
  • have applied to study Pre-Masters courses and diplomas taught at partner colleges
  • have applied to study the Masters in Business Administration or Masters in Education
  • have applied for a course within the Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • have applied for LLM in Corruption, Law and Governance (delivered in Qatar)

Nationality: US applicants are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

How to Apply: 

  • Scholarship applications must be submitted online here, along with an academic reference which can be uploaded with your application form or submitted separately via email to
  • Confirmation of submission will be sent automatically following your submission. If you do not receive this, please ensure that you check your junk/deletion folder for this notification as it may be sent directly to these folders depending on your email security settings.
  • Please note that you must also have submitted your course application on the University of Sussex online postgraduate application system.

Online Application System

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 3rd April 2017.

Scholarship Link