Sussex Alumni Award

  • Master
  • £2,000 fee waiver

Sussex offers a fee waiver for previous Sussex students, choosing to return to study a full time Masters degree. There are unlimited awards available and any Sussex graduate is eligible, however long ago you first studied at Sussex.

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University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a public research university located in Falmer, Brighton, Sussex, England, it is mostly within the city boundaries of Brighton and Hove but spills into the Lewes District in its western fringe.

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  • Have graduated from Sussex with a bachelors, masters or PhD degree
  • Have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible full time Masters course to start in September 2022
  • Are applying for a Masters at a university that is not at the University of Sussex
  • Are progressing into the final year of an integrated Masters at Sussex
  • Studied at one of our Partner Institutions (i.e. BIMM)
  • Studied at a UK University’s overseas campus or external programme
  • Already hold another University of Sussex scholarship (i.e. Sussex Graduate Scholarship)
  • Are studying one of the Excluded courses listed below:
  • Certificates and Diplomas (including PGCE)
  • Courses at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
  • Globalisation, Business and Development MA
  • Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
  • Power, Participation and Social Change MA
  • Poverty and Development MA
  • Degrees in Social work (if receiving an NHS bursary)
  • Online courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. ESRC 1+3 funding)

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The scholarship is worth GBP 2,000.


There is no application form, instead you need to register your interest via PG Apply after you receive an offer of a place on a Masters. If you have received an offer of a place on an eligible Masters, you will be asked to agree to the terms of the award when you accept your offer of a place at Sussex.