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As with all aspects of life, COVID-19 is changing how we study. We are listening to what our students and applicants are telling us and responding as quickly and fairly as we can. Please be assured that we remain as committed as ever to ensuring that our scholarships offer the right support for those students who need it most. As a priority we are reviewing our scholarships package to ensure it remains effective and fit for purpose. We will share our revised scholarships offer with you - our applicants and students – just as soon as we possibly can. Thank you for your patience and understanding while we get this right. Keep well and stay safe.

Accommodation Scholarship (Medicine) 2020/21

What it is:
Free University-managed accommodation in Scotia Quay for Year 1 of study and a discount of 50% on University-managed accommodation in Year 2.

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: Accommodation Scholarship (Medicine) guidance notes 2020/21 (.pdf).

Cash Scholarship (Medicine) 2020/21

What it is:
A cash £2,000 scholarship - £1,000 in Year 1 and £1,000 in Year 2 of study.

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: Cash Scholarship (Medicine) guidance notes 2020/21 (.pdf)

Travel Scholarship (Medicine) 2020/21

What it is:
Supported travel costs for Medicine students in Year 2 (placement year) in recognition of the increased costs incurred during 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: Travel Scholarship (Medicine) guidance notes 2020/21 (.pdf)

StudyPlus Scholarship

* Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level.

What it is:
StudyPlus is a personal fund for each Year 1 student to spend on study essentials and textbooks in the University’s StudyPlus online store. Students on the Integrated Foundation Year will receive £200 of funds plus a bundle of study skills books worth £80. Other first-year undergraduate students will receive £150 of funds. All second and third-year undergraduate students will receive £100 credit.

Who it's for: 
All first-year home, EU and international undergraduate students starting in 2020/21 on a University of Sunderland course in Year 1. Higher and Degree Apprenticeship, PGCE, masters and PhD levels, and programmes delivered at our partner colleges are not eligible for this scholarship.

Further details: StudyPlus Scholarship guidance notes (.pdf).

 

Get There Scholarship

*Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level.

What it is:
Free travel across Tyne and Wear for a year, or an accommodation discount on University-managed accommodation (including The Forge U Student Village).

Who it's for:
Full-time home and EU undergraduates.

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

Further details: Get There Scholarship guidance notes (.pdf)

International Scholarship

What it is:
£1,500 tuition fee reduction (undergraduates) or £1,000 tuition fee reduction (postgraduates).

Who it's for:
All international students studying on-campus undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Contact: student.helpline@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 3000

The Integrated Foundation Year Courses Scholarship

*Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level.

What it is:
£3,000 cashback in 2nd year of study.

Who it's for:
Full-time home/EU undergraduate students starting in autumn 2020 on a University of Sunderland Integrated Foundation Year programme.

Further details: Integrated Foundation Year Courses Scholarship Guidance Notes (.pdf)

 

Off-Campus Scholarship

* Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level.

What it is:
£1,200 tuition fee reduction for each year of study.

Who it's for:
Home/EU Students applying for full-time undergraduate programmes at designated partner colleges.

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

Further details: Off-Campus Scholarship Guidance Notes (.pdf)

Off-Campus Progression Scholarship

* Subject to University tuition fees remaining at their current level.

What it is:
Up to £500 cash.

Who it's for:
For home/EU University of Sunderland foundation degree students studying at partner colleges who progress to an on-campus top-up year.

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

Further details: Off-Campus Progression Scholarship Guidance Notes (.pdf)

 

Alumni Loyalty Scheme

What it is:

20% waiver on the full cost of course fees to reward loyal alumni who return to study a postgraduate degree at the University.

Who it's for:
Alumni (graduates of the University) who enrol on a full or part-time postgraduate course (MA, MSc, LLM, MBA, MPhil, PhD, DProf, DBA, EdD, or PhD by Existing or Creative Works) delivered at either of our Sunderland campuses starting between August 2020 to 31 July 2021.

Contact: student.helpline@sunderland.ac.uk / 0191 515 3000

Further details: Alumni Loyalty Scheme terms (.pdf)