Saturday, February 4, 2017

University of Sussex Scholarships for Developing Countries Students in UK



The University of Sussex is inviting applications for scholarships for developing countries students. Applicants must be a national and resident of a developing country (as classified by the World Bank).
The University of Sussex is a public research university situated in Falmer, near Brighton in Sussex. The University of Sussex will be extending a limited number of scholarships for participation in the International Summer School 2017. These come in the form of fee waivers and accommodation costs to students from developi
ng countries, who have high potential for future leadership in their field of study or career.
Applicants must meet the general entrance and English language requirements for the Summer School.
Course Level: Scholarships are offered for summer programmes.
Study Subject: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.
Scholarship Award: For 2017 the scholarship will offer a 100% reduction in tuition fees in one of the two four-week sessions of the Summer School, to the value of £1,558, plus on-campus accommodation for 4 weeks, to the value of £632. The successful candidates will also receive free bus travel around Brighton for the session, £50 Munch Money credit to use in food outlets on campus and free Social Programme trips up to the value of £180. The total value of the scholarship is up to £2,483.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: To be considered for the scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Applicants must be aged 18 or over at the start of your chosen session
  • Applicants must be a national and resident of a developing country (as classified by the World Bank). You are not eligible if you are already studying in a developed country. Lower income and middle income economies are referred to as “developing economies” and you should check your eligibility on the World Bank website before applying
  • Applicants must be a current fulltime student at the time of the scholarship application deadline
  • Applicants must be applying for either one or both sessions of the International Summer School 2017. Please note however the scholarship only covers one 4 week session
  • Applicants must meet the general entrance and English language requirements for the Summer School.
  • Applicants must meet any pre-requisites for the module you have chosen.
Nationality: Applicants from the following countries can apply for these scholarships:
List of Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep. of Congo, Rep. of, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Arab Rep., El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon,
Gambia, The Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haití, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Islamic Rep. of, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Republic of, Kyrgyz Republicica, Lao People’s D.R., Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, FYR of, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, F.S., Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Samoa, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St.Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Rep. Bol. de, Vietnam, Yemen, Republic of, Zambia and Zimbabwe
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirements: It is assumed that all students in the summer program will be fluent in English. The modules are intensive, and they will need good language skills to keep up. For students whose first language is not English, you will need to provide evidence of suitable English Language qualifications as follows:
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
  • Pearson’s Test of English (Academic) with 62 overall with at least 56 in all four skills
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE): grade B
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based (TOEFL IBT): 88 overall with 20 in listening, 19 in reading, 21 in speaking and 23 in writing
How to Apply: Please return the form to issoffice-at-sussex.ac.uk after applicants have completed their International Summer School application.
Application Deadline: All applications must be received by February 13, 2017.

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