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  1. What scholarships are available to me?

    We’re committed to offering a wide range of financial support to our students, and you may be eligible for a number of our scholarships...

  2. Do I need to apply for a scholarship?

    Some scholarships require an application, whereas others are automatically awarded...

  3. What is the deadline to apply for a scholarship?

    The deadline to apply for a scholarship varies, depending on which scholarship it is, and when you’re starting your course...

  4. Can I receive more than one scholarship?

    Yes. Some scholarships are automatically awarded and some you need to apply for...

  5. I want to study part-time, can I apply for a scholarship?

    Scholarships are available to full-time students only.

  6. Who is eligible for the Get There travel ticket?

    The Get There Scholarship is for eligible full-time students in their first year of study at the University of Sunderland, based at City Campus, Sir Tom Cowie at St Peter’s Campus and our Partner Colleges...

  7. Where can I travel with the Get There travel ticket?

    All ticket holders can travel throughout Tyne and Wear on Metro, buses, Shields ferry, Sunderland to Blaydon rail line...

  8. How do I apply for the Get There travel ticket?

    When you enrol as a University of Sunderland student, you will be emailed instructions detailing how to apply for the scholarship via our online store...

  9. Can I swap the Get There travel ticket/accommodation discount for cash?

    No - once you have applied for your ticket via the online store, your scholarship award cannot be substituted for the Get There Scholarship accommodation discount or cash...

  10. How do I upload a photo for my annual travel ticket?

    When you join the University you will need to upload a photo which will appear on your Get There Scholarship travel ticket...

  11. How will I receive the Get There travel ticket?

    Your Get There Scholarship travel ticket will be posted via the mail service to your term time address. Please ensure that your address details are correct at the time of your enrolment...

  12. Can a lost travel ticket be replaced?

    Lost or stolen tickets can be replaced free of charge once at any time during the validity of the ticket...

  13. I have a question about scholarships, who can I contact?

    To find out more information please contact the Scholarships team: scholarships@sunderland.ac.uk or call 0191 515 2865.

  14. Can I receive any help towards my living costs?

    Yes. Full-time students can apply for a maintenance loan on the gov.uk website...

  15. Who should I contact about a Maintenance Loan?

    You should contact our Student Financial Guidance team on 0191 515 2933 or via email studentfinancialguidance@sunderland.ac.uk...

  16. What is the ELCAS scholarship?

    Learn more about ELCAS sponsorship, an Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme from the Ministry of Defence.

  17. Scholarship guidance notes 2013/14

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2013/14 are held here...

  18. Scholarship guidance notes 2014/15

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2014/15 are held here...

  19. Scholarship guidance notes 2015/16

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2015/16 are held here...

  20. Scholarship guidance notes 2016/17

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2016/17 are held here...

  21. Scholarship guidance notes 2017/18

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2017/18 are held here...

  22. Scholarship guidance notes 2018/19

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2018/19 are held here...

  23. Scholarship guidance notes 2019/20

    Guidance notes for scholarships in 2019/20 are held here...

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