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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.

Study Abroad Scholarship

* Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level (January 2019).

What it is:
Up to £1,000 cash to fund a short international programme in Year 2.

Who it's for:
For full-time home/EU students with an annual household income of less or equal to £42,875*. This scholarship is strictly limited in numbers of scholarship awards made.

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

Further details: Study Abroad Scholarship guidance notes (.pdf)

We Care Scholarship

What it is:
£2,000 cash scholarship for each year of study (including placement 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 2019.

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

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

Medicine Preparation for Professional Practice Fund* 2019/20

* Subject to Medical School approval from HEFCE/GMC.

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 2019/20.

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

Further details: Medicine Preparation for Professional Practice Fund 2019/20 (.pdf)

Medicine Santander Scholarship 2019/20

What it is:
£1,000 cash for TWELVE Medicine students in Year 1 of study who make the University of Sunderland Medicine programme their firm choice by 31 May 2019 and meet at least one of the Widening Participation priority awarding criteria. This scholarship is strictly limited in number of scholarship awards made. 

Who it’s for:
Full-time home Medicine MBChB students beginning their programmes in academic year 2019/20.

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

Further details: The Santander Scholarship Guidance Notes (.pdf)