University of Sunderland

Scholarships Calculator 2018-19

Find out how much money you could be entitled to if you study on campus, at a Partner College or on our medicine programme 2019-20 entry.

This calculator is a quick and easy way to see what scholarships you could get at the University of Sunderland. It's just a guide – to discuss your personal circumstances in more detail call our scholarships team: 0191 515 2865.

Before you begin

We've assumed some things about you to make this calculator simpler to use:

  • You're applying for a full-time undergraduate course starting academic year 2018-19 or our medicine programme starting in academic year 2019-20.
  • Your annual tuition fees will be £8,200 or £9,250 or higher.
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About You

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The Government classes all students as 'Home' 'European Union (EU)' or 'International'. This status determines what tuition fees you pay, and what scholarships you are eligible for.

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'Annual Household income' is your parents' or partner's pre-tax income, plus your own. Your parents' income is assessed if you're under 25 and depend on them financially. Your partner's income is assessed if you're over 25 and living with him or her.

You will also need to provide this information if you're applying for student loans from the Government.

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Our Excellence Scholarship is for students with at least ABB at A Level, or equivalent grades from another qualification, such as a BTEC, Access to Higher Education Diploma or Scottish Highers and some EU qualifications.

For a full list of accepted equivalent qualifications and grades, please see the Excellence Scholarship page

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All sports are eligible - unlike some other universities, we don't restrict which sports are eligible for our sports scholarships.

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Our We Care Scholarship is for students who have been, or are, looked after in the care of their Local Authority, or students who are irreconcilably estranged from both of their parents carers.

The students must be home students and under the age of 25 on 1st September 2018.

We consider you a Care Leaver if any of the following apply:

  • You have spent 13 weeks or more in the Care of the Local Authority (e.g. Foster Care or Children's Home) between your 14th and 16th birthday
  • You were privately fostered until the age of 16
  • You were 'looked after' until you were subject of a Special Guardianship Order

We consider you irreconcilably estranged if:

  • You have had no contact at all with your parents/carers for at least 12 months and this is unlikely to change.

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  • You can demonstrate on other grounds that you are irreconcilably estranged from your parents (e.g. in exceptional circumstances, or assessed as independent by Student Finance England or by a local authority because you are estranged from both parents/carers).

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Our Pharmacy Scholarship offers students achieving ABB at A level of equivalent an addition £2,000 in cash for 2018/19 entry. Students who achieve their predicted grades will receive £1,000 in cash.

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  • SR (With the exception of SR8)
  • NE (With the exception of NE19, NE48, NE49, NE65, NE66, NE67, NE68, NE69, NE70, NE71)
  • DH (With the exception of DH6 and DH8)

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Your Course

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Please choose where you will be based for your programme of study. You can find this information on our website in the details section of your course, under study location.

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This is a four-year degree route incorporating a special Foundation Year- https://www.sunderland.ac.uk/study/integrated-foundation-year/

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A top up programme is the final year of a degree, and is studied on campus at the University of Sunderland following the completion of a foundation degree. The University of Sunderland’s Partner Colleges are defined as; Sunderland College, South Tyneside College, Tynemetropolitian College, East Durham College, Bishop Auckland and Hartlepool 6th Form College.

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Most undergraduate courses are three years long, but if you choose to do a placement year, a three-year course will become a four-year course.

Most foundation degrees are two years long, and most top-up courses are one year long.

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Study Abroad involves studying overseas for one or two semesters during your second year.

The time you spend overseas replaces the time you would have spent in Sunderland, so it doesn't increase the duration of your degree.

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