University of Sunderland Scholarships 2016/17

The scholarships on this page relate to students who are starting a course at the University of Sunderland in the academic year 2016/17. 

Automatically awarded scholarships

You don't need to apply for these scholarships - if you're eligible you'll receive them automatically.

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Care Leavers' Scholarship ‌‌
What it is: £1,500 a year cash (up to £6,000)
Who it's for: Students with 'care leaver' status

Excellence Scholarship
What it is: £2,000
Who it's for: Students with ABB grades

Get There Scholarship ‌‌
What it is: Free travel across Tyne and Wear for a year or £600 discount on University-managed accommodation
Who it's for: Most new students. University of Sunderland in London students will receive the value of £600 for travel

Study Abroad Scholarship
What it is:
£1,000 cash for students who choose to study abroad during their degree
Who it's for: Students who are taking part in Study Abroad, and have a household income of £42,620 or less

International Scholarship
What it is: £1,500 or £1,000
Who it's for: International students

Off-Campus Scholarship ‌‌
What it is: £2,400 fee waiver
Who it's for: Students applying for Foundation degrees at partner colleges

Off-Campus Progression¬†Scholarship ‌‌
What it is: £500 fee waiver (pro-rata rate for part-time students)
Who it's for: Foundation degree students studying at partner colleges who progress to an on-campus top-up year 

On-Campus Extended Programme Scholarship
What it is: Up to £2,700 fee waiver 
Who it's for: Students applying for On-Campus Extended programmes 

Modern Foreign Languages Year Abroad Scholarship
What it is:
£1,275 fee waiver
Who it's for: Students studying Spanish or French as part of a Combined Subjects degree

 

Scholarships you need to apply for

To receive these scholarships, you will need to apply for them. Click through to each page to find out how to do that.

University of Sunderland Scholarship
What it is:
£2,000
Who it’s for: Students with a household income of £42,620 or less

Development Athlete Scholarship
What it is: £250 cash + £350 in-kind support
Who it's for: Athletes competing at national or regional level 

Elite Athlete Scholarship
What it is: £450 cash + £550 in-kind support
Who it's for: Athletes competing at international level

Royal Television Society undergraduate bursary
What it is: £3,000 + extra benefits from the Royal Television Society
Who it's for: Applicants for BA (Hons) Broadcast Media Production or BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism. Please note that this scholarship is awarded by the Royal Television Society, not the University of Sunderland. For full information and to apply, please go to the Royal Television Society website

Student Achievement Reward (StAR) Bursaries (links to Faculty of Applied Sciences website)
What it is:
£1,000
Who it's for: Engineering students from the North East

Armed Forces Bereavement Scholarship Scheme (links to gov.uk website)
What it is: Financial support to cover university fees and university maintenance costs
Who it's for: The aim of this scheme to give the children of those who died in service and whose death was attributable to service, a scholarship to help cover some of the costs incurred in obtaining a university degree. For more information and to apply, please go to the gov.uk website. 


Students who joined us in September 2015 can find information on which scholarships they are eligible for on the 2015/16 Scholarships page.