University of Sussex Nigeria Scholarships (2018)

This scholarship is for Masters students from Nigeria. Applicants meeting the eligibility criteria will receive the award as a £3,500 fee reduction. The award is enhanced to £5,000 for holders of a first class degree from a Nigerian university.

Type of award

Scholarship will be awarded as a fee reduction.

Award amount

Up to £5,000


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be a Nigerian national
  • be classified as overseas for fee purposes
  • be self-financing
  • have accepted an offer to study an eligible Masters course at Sussex

To be eligible for the enhanced £5,000 award, you must also provide evidence of a first class degree from a university in Nigeria.

Who isn’t eligible

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • are in receipt of another Sussex scholarship
  • are going to study any of the following courses

-Postgraduate diplomas (including CPE Common Professional Examination)

-Masters degrees in Social Work (if receiving a NHS bursary)

-PGCE courses

-Schools direct teaching courses

-Corruption, Law and Governance LLM (delivered in Qatar)

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Application procedure

Register your interest in the scholarship via PG Apply when you accept University of Sussex offer of a place on an eligible Masters course. If you have applied via one of the Institution overseas representatives, you will need to ask them to do this on your behalf.

If you are successful, information about the scholarship will be included in your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Study) for your visa application. If the scholarship information is not showing on your CAS or you want to register for the scholarship after the CAS has been created, please contact the Admissions Office:


You must accept an offer of a place on an eligible Masters course and submit the online declaration in order to receive the scholarship. You must allow sufficient time for the Masters application to be considered before the 1 August deadline. You must also have sufficient time to obtain a visa to study at Sussex, if you need one.

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