As part of a wider initiative to invest in excellence, the University of Sussex is delighted to offer scholarships to overseas fee paying students from Nigeria admitted to start an eligible Masters course in September 2017. Application Deadline: 1st August 2017 Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: Nigeria To be taken at (country): University of Sussex, UK Eligible Field of Study: The scholarships relate to all full-time taught Masters degree courses at the University of Sussex (e.g. MA, MSc, LLM. MRes) with a few exceptions About Scholarship: The scholarship is worth £3,000 for applicants that meet the eligibility criteria and will be awarded as a fee reduction upon registering at Sussex. For applicants holding/expecting to achieve a First Class degree, equivalent to a British Bachelors Honours degree from a Higher Education Institution in Nigeria, the award will automatically be enhanced to £5,000. Type: Postgraduate taught masters Eligibility Criteria: In order to be eligible for a scholarship you must be a national of Nigeria, be a self-financing student have accepted an offer of a full-time place on a Masters course at the University of Sussex commencing in September 2016. meet the published academic requirements for your chosen course. If your offer of a place is conditional you will need to meet the conditions of your offer before you are admitted to the University and awarded the scholarship. To receive the enhanced award, you will be required to provide evidence of your First Class degree from a recognised institution in Nigeria. Number of Scholarships: not specified Value of Scholarship: Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction of up to £5,000 Duration of Scholarship: to one year of study How to Apply: You must apply for admission to an eligible Masters course via the University’s PG Apply online application system. It will be possible to register for the scholarship from January 2017. If you are made an offer of a place and are eligible for the scholarship, you will need to register your interest via PG Apply as part of the acceptance process from January. If you have received an offer, you will be notified by email as soon as the declaration is available. You must submit this declaration by 1 August 2017 in order to receive the scholarship. Visit Scholarship Webpage for details Scholarship Provider: University of Sussex UK Important Notes: If you accept a Sussex Scholarship Nigeria you will be required to undertake occasional promotional or support duties for the University of Sussex at times agreed between yourself and the University (e.g. providing text for the prospectus or web page). Schools of study may have specific duties they wish you to assist with. The scholarship will be awarded automatically as a tuition fee reduction to eligible students upon enrolment at the University of Sussex.