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Scholarships and bursaries you need to apply for

You need to apply for these scholarships and bursaries.

University of Sunderland Scholarships 2022/23

Through our scholarship, we recognise and reward the academic achievements of students applying to our undergraduate courses.

In academic year 2022/23, we will award up to 130 scholarships to our students demonstrating the greatest increase in academic achievement between their GCSE and Level 3 qualification results.

We award our scholarships in the form of credit to spend on essential study materials and resources through the StudyPlus online store. We also offer an element of cash, to help with other living costs associated with student life.       

Further details: University of Sunderland Scholarships 2022/23 guidance notes (.pdf)

 

University of Sunderland Bursaries 2022/23

We offer generous bursaries to home, fee-paying, full-time undergraduate students, who are studying eligible courses. These bursaries prioritise students from groups under-represented in higher education including: Gypsies, Travellers, Roma, Showmen and Boaters; asylum seekers or refugees; carers; students from lower income households; and mature students.

Bursaries are awarded in the form of credit to spend on essential study materials and resources through the StudyPlus online store. Some bursaries also offer a small element of cash, to help with other living costs associated with student life.

Further details: University of Sunderland Bursaries 2022/23 guidance notes (.pdf)

 

Skills Boost North East Discount 2022/23

What it is:
20% waiver on the full cost of course fees for postgraduate taught Masters programmes of study MA, MSc, LLM, MBA.

Who it's for:
Any worker who has been furloughed, has been made redundant, or is likely to be made redundant and who has a local connection to the North East region. Anyone who has graduated with an undergraduate degree from any university in the North East region in academic year 2019/20, 2020/21 or 2021/22 and has been unable to secure full-time graduate employment due to pressures of Covid-19. Anyone who has been self-employed or has been a small business owner, whose business has been severely impacted due to Covid-19 pressures. 

Contact: scholarships@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 2865

Further details: Skills Boost North East Discount guidance notes 2022/23 (.pdf)

Skills Boost North East Discount 2021/22

What it is:
20% waiver on the full cost of course fees for postgraduate taught Masters programmes of study MA, MSc, LLM, MBA.

Who it's for:
Any worker who has been furloughed, has been made redundant, or is likely to be made redundant and who has a local connection to the North East region. Anyone who has graduated with an undergraduate degree from any university in the North East region in academic year 2019/20 or 2020/21 and has been unable to secure full-time graduate employment due to pressures of Covid-19. Anyone who has been self-employed or has been a small business owner, whose business has been severely impacted due to Covid-19 pressures. 

Contact: scholarships@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 2865

Further details: Skills Boost North East Discount guidance notes 2021/22 (.pdf)

We Care Bursary 2022/23

What it is:

£2,000 cash bursary for each year of study (excluding placement year and study abroad year) for care experienced or family estranged students.

Who it's for:
For full-time home undergraduate and postgraduate students under the age of 25 on 1 September 2021.

Contact: care.contact@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 2216

Further details: We Care Bursary 2022/23 guidance notes (.pdf)

We Care Bursary 2021/22

What it is:

£2,000 cash bursary for each year of study (excluding placement year and study abroad year) for care experienced or family estranged students.

Who it's for:
For full-time home undergraduate and postgraduate students under the age of 25 on 1 September 2021.

Contact: care.contact@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 2216

Further details: We Care Bursary 2021/22 guidance notes (.pdf)

Royal Television Society undergraduate bursary

What it is:
£3,000 plus extra benefits from the Royal Television Society. 

Who it's for:
Applicants for BA (Hons) Media Production or BA (Hons) Broadcast Journalism. Please note that this scholarship is awarded by the Royal Television Society, not the University of Sunderland.

Further details:
For full information and to apply, please visit the Royal Television Society website.

Armed Forces Bereavement Scholarship Scheme

What it is:
Financial support to cover university fees and 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.

Further details:
For more information and to apply, please visit gov.uk.

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