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Elite Athlete Scheme

What it is:
Up to £1,000 worth of funding and support (please note, support packages may vary and are individually awarded).

Who it's for:
Any student enrolled at the University of Sunderland.

Contact: uni.sport@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 3301

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.

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.

Medicine Preparation for Professional Practice Fund 2020/21

What it is:
Up to £1,500 of support for Medicine students in Year 5 to prepare for their clinical placement.

Who it's for:
Full-time home Medicine MBChB students beginning their programmes in academic year 2020/21.

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

Further details: Medicine Preparation for Professional Practice Fund 2020/21 (.pdf)

We Care Scholarship

What it is:
£2,000 cash scholarship for each year of study (excluding placement year or MFL year abroad) 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 2020.

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

Further details: We Care Scholarship Guidance Notes (.pdf)

Helen McArdle Nursing Scholarship 2019/20

What it is:
A cash £1,200 scholarship – for each year of continuous study of a 3-year nursing programme (maximum of £3,600). There are THREE scholarships available in spring 2020.

Who it's for:
Full-time home Nursing programme students beginning their studies in April 2020. Priority awarding will be given to scholarship applicants who have previously been employed or their parents have been employed by Helen McArdle Care. Secondary awarding criteria will be given to applicants who are first in their family to enter higher education (First Generation) or are mature students with family commitments.

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

Further details: Helen McArdle Nursing Scholarship 2019/20 Guidance Notes (.pdf)

Helen McArdle Nursing Scholarship 2020/21

What it is:
A cash £1,200 scholarship – for each year of continuous study of a 3 year nursing programme (maximum of £3,600). There are TWO scholarships available in autumn 2020.

Who it's for:
Full-time home Nursing programme students beginning their studies in autumn 2020. Priority awarding will be given to scholarship applicants who have previously been employed or their parents have been employed by Helen McArdle Care. Secondary awarding criteria will be given to applicants who are first in their family to entre higher education (First Generation) or are mature students with family commitments.

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

Further details: Helen McArdle Nursing Scholarship 2020/21 Guidance Notes (.pdf)

Robson Art and Design Scholarship 2020/21

What it is:
A cash £1,000 scholarship Year 1 of study.

Who it's for:
Full-time home students studying Art and Design programmes who show passion and promise in the field and meet at least one of the widening participation awarding criteria.

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

Further details: Robson Art and Design Scholarship 2020/21 Guidance Notes (.pdf)