Deadline:

7 April 2019.

Location:

UK.

(Partially Funded)

Description

University of Sussex-Article 26 Scholarship (2019)

This undergraduate scholarship supports forced migrant students in UK higher education. It is offered to an asylum seeker or applicant granted a temporary form of leave, to provide financial assistance in order to enable them to take up a place on an undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex.

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The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Accounting, Banking, and Finance
  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Business, Management, and Marketing
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Childhood and Youth Studies
  • Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Development
  • Digital Media
  • Drama and Theatre Studies
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Economics
  • Education and Teaching
  • Energy Policy, Innovation and Sustainability
  • Engineering and Robotics
  • English, Literature and Creative Writing
  • Film Studies
  • Filmmaking and Media Production
  • Foundation Years
  • French
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Maths
  • Media and Communications
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Placement years and Sandwich Degrees
  • Politics
  • Product Design
  • Project Management
  • Psychology and Cognitive Science
  • Social Work and Care
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Zoology and Animal Studies

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, SYRIA, IRAQ, PALESTINE, JORDAN, LEBANON, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SAUDI ARABIA, EMIRATES, KUWAIT, QATAR, BAHRAIN, OMAN, YEMEN, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, TURKEY, IRAN, CYPRUS, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

Depends on the chosen major.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must;

  • Have been offered a place on an undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex.
  • Be an asylum-seeker; or
  • Have been granted a temporary form of leave to remain as a result of an asylum application (e.g. limited leave to remain, humanitarian protection); or
  • Be a partner/child of an asylum seeker or an unaccompanied asylum-seeking child; and
  • Have a household income of under £42,875

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Full overseas tuition fee waiver plus £3,000 maintenance per year of study.

The successful applicant will need to ensure they have made plans or raised sufficient funds to cover any remaining costs of living not covered by the maintenance portion of the scholarship, for the duration of their degree.  For guidance about estimated living costs at Sussex and information about budgeting, please see the university’s website.

How to Apply

First Step: Apply to study an undergraduate course at the University of Sussex through UCAS.

Second Step: Complete the university’s scholarship application.

As part of your application you will be required to submit a personal statement, which will be assessed on the following:

  • Your personal circumstances and family’s history, particularly the circumstances that created obstacles that you have overcome to study at Sussex. You do not need to give details of events that lead to your seeking asylum unless you wish to do so.
  • Why you chose to apply to study at the University of Sussex
  • Your career ambitions after university

Third Step: You will need to upload the following information with your application form as proof of eligibility; we cannot consider your application without this information:

  • Copies of documentation confirming your visa or asylum (letter or Biometric Residence Permit Card)
  • Proof of your household income e.g. P60, payslips, benefit notification letters, self-employed accounts etc.)

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rania Khalaf/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Hend Younis / Egypt “
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MARJ3 Scholarships team