The Department of Media and Film, University of Sussex invites applications from prospective qualified South African students for the 2014/2015 Postgraduate masters scholarships.  This scholarship supports South African students on one-year Masters Degree in the arts or social sciences.
Worth of Awards

  • The value of the scholarship is £3,000. The award will be offered as a reduction in tuition fees and will be awarded to the students who possess the highest academic ability and potential (not made on the basis of financial need).
  • Students are not able to receive this scholarship in conjunction with any other scholarship from the university.


  • Applicants must have applied for and been offered a place on a one-year Masters degree in one of the following Schools:
    • School of English
    • School of Law, Politics and Sociology
    • School of History, Art History and Philosophy
    • School of Education and Social Work
    • School of Media, Film and Music
    • School of Global Studies
  • Applicants will have been a South African citizen for at least three years
  • Applicants must commence the degree in September 2014 (awards cannot be deferred to subsequent years)
  • Applicants must be classified as paying “overseas” (non-EU) tuition fees

How to Apply

  • Please download and complete the application form and return it to the Student Funding Team by May 1st.
  • Applicants will be contacted in early June with the outcome of the selection process.

Deadline: Closing date for all applications to be received is May 1, 2014. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the selection panel in June.
For more information, email: [email protected]
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