Aziz Foundation Scholarship (2020)

Academic year 2020
Brighton, England

Overview

The Aziz Foundation is awarding 100% tuition fee Masters scholarships to five exceptional British Muslims lacking the financial means to complete postgraduate degrees, at the University of Sussex for the 2020-21 academic year. These scholarships aim to empower British Muslims to bring positive change to their communities and beyond. Thus, they are aimed at those who: • aspire to make a positive contribution to society – people who want to help others • view themselves as future British Muslim leaders – change makers

Type of award

Tuition Fee Waiver

Amount

Full fee waiver

Eligibility

  • Who is eligible
  • Who isn't eligible

To be elgible for this scholarship you must:

  • Demonstrate active engagement in British Muslim communities
  • Demonstrate a long-term commitment to community/societal development
  • Be eligible for Home/EU fee status at the University
  • Aziz scholars are not eligible for any other Sussex funded scholarship

Number of scholarships available

Up to 5 scholarships are available. 

Deadline

1 June 2020 0:00 (GMT)

How to apply

The successful applicants will be selected through an interview process run by the Aziz Foundation. The scholarship will cover tuition fees only at the University of Sussex. Applicants do not need to hold an offer prior to applying. However, please note that admission to the programme will depend on Sussex’s separate admissions process.

Funding partners

The University of Sussex is one of the Aziz Foundation’s preferred partners. These institutions:

  •          share core values with the Aziz Foundation and actively promote Widening Participation at the postgraduate level   
  •         are aware of concerns of unconscious bias and address the BME attainment gap
  •         provide specific cultural and social support to BME students

Deadline

Application will close on 01 June 2020

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

What our students have to say about SI-UK

Ishwar
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Ishwar
Ishwar
Masters in Business Analytics, Lancaster University
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"SI-UK has been a crucial part of my UK journey. They assisted me in obtaining my bachelor's degree in August 2019 and now, they've aided me in securing admission to a top design university in London for my master's. The counselors at SI-UK offer personalised support to each applicant, helping us in each and every step including the final stage of obtaining our CAS letter once we receive the offer."
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Sudarshan
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Engineering, Aston University
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