University of Sussex Offers Generous Scholarships to Nigerian and International Postgraduate Students

The University of Sussex offers substantial scholarships worth £33,000 plus £4,000 flight allowance for Nigerian and international postgraduate students, aiming to make higher education more accessible globally.

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Nasiru Eneji Abdulrasheed
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University of Sussex Offers Generous Scholarships to Nigerian and International Postgraduate Students

University of Sussex Offers Generous Scholarships to Nigerian and International Postgraduate Students

The University of Sussex in the UK has announced a substantial scholarship program for Nigerian and international postgraduate students entering in 2023. The university is offering scholarships worth £33,000 along with a £4,000 flight allowance to support talented students from Nigeria and other countries in pursuing postgraduate studies.

These scholarships are available for a wide range of postgraduate programs at the University of Sussex, including master's and doctoral degrees. The university aims to make higher education more accessible to international students by covering tuition fees and providing additional funding for travel expenses. The £4,000 flight allowance is intended to cover the cost of flights to the UK for the selected scholarship recipients.

The University of Sussex is known for its excellence in research and teaching across various disciplines. By offering these generous scholarships, the university seeks to attract top talent from Nigeria and around the world to its postgraduate programs. The selection process for the scholarships will be handled by a panel comprising representatives from the university and the Nigerian Students Association in the UK (NISAU).

Why this matters: The University of Sussex's scholarship program represents a significant investment in supporting international education and fostering global academic collaboration. By providing substantial financial assistance, the university is opening doors for talented Nigerian and international students to access world-class postgraduate education in the UK.

In addition to the scholarships for Nigerian and international students, the University of Sussex is also introducing a £2,000 'Tuition Fee Awards' specifically for eligible Indian students enrolling in master's programs within the School of Engineering and Informatics or the University of Sussex Business School. This initiative aims to further encourage Indian students to pursue higher education at the university.

The University of Sussex's commitment to international education extends beyond these specific scholarship programs. The university is planning to launch a dual degree in technology and international affairs to attract more Indian students to its campus. Furthermore, international applicants can also apply for the Humanities & Social Sciences Postgraduate Taught International scholarship, which provides a maximum fee reduction of $8,000 per year.

A spokesperson from the University of Sussex stated, "We are delighted to offer these substantial scholarships to support talented postgraduate students from Nigeria, India, and around the world. At the University of Sussex, we value international diversity and believe in the power of education to transform lives and societies. These scholarships reflect our commitment to making world-class education accessible to bright minds from all backgrounds."

Key Takeaways

  • University of Sussex offers £33,000 scholarships + £4,000 flight allowance for Nigerian/international postgrad students.
  • Scholarships cover tuition fees and travel expenses for master's and doctoral programs.
  • Selection process involves University of Sussex and Nigerian Students Association in the UK.
  • University also offers £2,000 'Tuition Fee Awards' for eligible Indian students in select programs.
  • University plans to launch a dual degree in technology and international affairs to attract more Indian students.