2023-24 University of Sussex Mandela Scholarship (England Based)


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Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 9th of May, 2023.

Scholarship Summary: 
The Mandela Scholarship was established in the University of Sussex in 1973 to protest against the injustice of apartheid and raise the profile of Nelson Mandela’s struggle for freedom. This scholarship will be provided to one South African postgraduate student who can give evidence of how they will embrace the values of Mandela and use their postgraduate degree to make a positive contribution towards their community and home country.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
i. have applied and received an offer for a full time, eligible Masters degree at Sussex starting in September 2023
ii. be a South African national
iii. hold a good undergraduate degree from an African university, the equivalent of a UK Upper Second class degree

Preference may be given to candidates with work experience, who see a Masters at Sussex as a catalyst for future career development. Preference will also be given to applicants that do not already hold the equivalent of a UK Masters degree.

Value of Scholarship: 
The Sussex Mandela Scholarship is valued as a full tuition fee waiver and £12,000 maintenance grant.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply for the Mandela Scholarship, 
i. You must have accepted an offer of a place on an eligible Masters at Sussex.
ii. Complete the scholarship application form; applicants will need to provide a written statement that details their background, ambitions, future plans and leadership potential.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity on the University of Sussex Master's Scholarship Page.