The John Kinghorn Scholarship is available to applicants interested in pursuing a Master’s degree in Engineering at Sussex. While there are three scholarships available, one of them is reserved for a female applicant in order to encourage women to pursue STEM degrees.
About the Scholarship:
The University of Sussex was established in 1961 and is based in Brighton, England’s south coast. Around 18,000 students from over 120 countries are currently enrolled, and the University consistently performs well in the International Student Barometer, with funded work placements as part of its student support and degree programs. It is the only university in the United Kingdom that is situated within a National Park. Times Higher Education has ranked the University of Sussex as the 160th best university in the world, with a number of subjects in the top 100, including business and economics, social sciences, psychology, and law. According to the National Student Survey, 82 percent of Sussex students are satisfied with their education and city life, while Brighton was named the happiest city in England for students, with 93 percent of University of Sussex and University of Brighton students saying they are’very satisfied’ with their education and city life. Sussex is known for its research, with Nobel Laureates and Royal Society and British Academy Fellows among its faculty. The main campus of the university has just completed a major £100 million redevelopment, adding more facilities to accommodate the growing student population. Sussex’s research profile has been boosted by recent investments, including the establishment of institutes for the study of consciousness science, corruption, and Middle Eastern studies. Sussex is ranked fourth in the United Kingdom in terms of research influence. Sussex is ranked highly in league tables across the world and was awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework. The University was praised for the high percentage of Sussex students from all backgrounds who complete their courses and go on to highly skilled jobs or further education. Students at Sussex are also pleased, with an 82 percent satisfaction rating in the most recent National Student Survey. During their first year of study, all international students at the University of Sussex are guaranteed university-owned housing. There are currently 5,500 available rooms, the majority of which are on campus, with a few student houses in Brighton. All lodging is self-catering, with the majority of rooms being en suite. Shared rooms are also available. Off-campus housing is served by a regular bus service to and from campus, and the Student Union can also assist students in finding private rented housing. The University of Sussex is based in Brighton, England’s south coast, and was founded in 1961. Approximately 18,000 students from over 120 countries are currently enrolled, and the University consistently ranks highly in the International Student Barometer, with funded work placements as part of its student support and degree programs. It is the United Kingdom’s only university that is located within a National Park. The University of Sussex has been ranked as the 160th best university in the world by Times Higher Education, with a number of subjects in the top 100, including business and economics, social sciences, psychology, and law. The University of Sussex has 16,820 full-time equivalent students, with about a quarter of them being postgraduates (2017-18 full-time equivalent figures). Our student population is made up of 76 percent UK or EU students and 24 percent international students. The University employed 3,925 people in 2018-19, which equates to 2,564 full-time employees. This included 1,803 people who worked in teaching or teaching and research (equivalent to 1,032 full time employees). Other employees worked solely in research or in professional services (HESA 2018/19). The University of Sussex boasted three Nobel Laureates, 12 British Academy Fellows, and a Crafoord Prize winner among its faculty. There are 12 schools and research groups at the university. It offers over 500 undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs. Around 16,820 students attend the University of Sussex, with one-fourth of them being postgraduates. Home/local students make up 76 percent of the student population, while international students make up 24 percent. Over 2,200 members make up the teaching staff, with 1,803 teaching positions and over 300 research positions. Students and faculty members come from over 100 countries to participate in university programs. Approximately one-third of the university’s employees are from other countries. The university’s Social Science and Humanities departments are particularly well-known. It has a local and international perspective, and it engages in community actions and services on a regular basis. The university’s global approach has resulted in alumni working in almost every field both inside and outside the country. Diplomats, heads of state, politicians, eminent scientists, and activists are among the proud alumni. It also has a faculty that includes Nobel Laureates, members of the British Academy, and a winner of the prestigious Crafoord Prize. In Brighton, music is a way of life. If you take a walk around the city, you might run into legends from the past and present who have made this unique location their home. There’s something for everyone with shows every night of the week. If festivals are more your thing, there’s plenty to choose from, including the Brighton Festival, England’s largest arts festival, and The Great Escape, the UK’s leading showcase for new music.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Sussex
Scholarship Country: United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £10,000
Study Level: Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
Scholarships are worth £10,000 each.
Eligibility for Scholarship.
You must have been offered and accepted a full-time Engineering degree beginning in September 2022 to be eligible for this scholarship.
The following courses are eligible
- MSc in Intelligent Embedded Systems and 5G Mobile Communications
- MSc in 5G Mobile Communications and Intelligent Embedded Systems (with a year in industry)
- Master of Science in Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering
- MSc Mechanical Engineering Advanced
- MSc in Engineering and Business Management
- Master of Science in Robotics and Autonomous Systems
- MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with an industrial placement) MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with an industrial placement) MSc in Robotics and Autonom
- MSc in Robotics and Autonomous Systems (with a year of industrial placement)
The University of Sussex 2022 John Kinghorn Scholarship in Engineering is open to all International Students
- Are you both interested and qualified? To apply, go to www.sussex.ac.uk at the University of Sussex.
- You must submit a personal statement to be considered for the scholarship. The following criteria will be used to evaluate the statement:
- academic interests related to your chosen degree future career plans in your chosen field of study entrepreneurial spirit and aspirations
The application deadline for University of Sussex 2022 John Kinghorn Scholarship in Engineering is May 1, 2022. It should be worthy of note that the University of Sussex 2022 John Kinghorn Scholarship in Engineering is renewable for each year.