About these scholarships
Postgraduate excellence scholarships worth £3,000 are available to graduates with a first-class degree from a UK institution who progress from an undergraduate to a masters course, with a maximum of 1 academic year deferral, to begin their study with us in academic year 2020–21.
The scholarship amounts to a £3,000 discount on the standard tuition fee for full-time masters study. For part-time students it is only available for the first two years of study, with the £3,000 discount on the standard tuition fee being divided pro-rata according to the number of credits studied per year.
Who is eligible?
The Vice-Chancellor's postgraduate excellence scholarship is only available to those who graduate with a first in academic year 2019-20.
Eligible graduates must progress onto a full masters course in academic year 2020–21. A maximum of one academic year deferral is permitted.
The scholarship amounts to a £3,000 discount on the standard tuition fee for full-time masters study.
The scholarship is also open to part-time students, but only for the first two years of study, with the £3,000 discount on the standard tuition fee being divided pro-rata according to the number of credits studied per year.
This scholarship is open to students the UK/EU and international students providing they also meet all of the criteria.
Graduates taking advantage of this scholarship will not be eligible for the standard alumni discount or any other University of Brighton postgraduate scholarship for the same course.
Note: students enrolling on PGDip or PGCert courses are not eligible for this scholarship.
How to apply
Eligible graduates do not need to apply separately for this scholarship – it will be awarded automatically if your application is successful and you enrol on your course.
If you are interested in studying an eligible course but are yet to apply, you should go ahead and submit your application online in the normal way. If you are offered a place, we will automatically identify you as an eligible graduate and award you the scholarship on commencement of your studies.