Excellence Scholarship 2013/14
£2,000 tuition fee reduction (worth up to £8,000)
The Sunderland Excellence Scholarship recognises academic excellence. Your tuition fees will be automatically reduced by £2,000 in every year of your course.
Over a three-year course this scholarship would be worth £6,000, and over a four-year course it would be worth £8,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must achieve ABB at A Level or equivalent, excluding General Studies. For a full list of acceptable grades and qualifications please download the Scholarships Guidance Notes 2013 (.pdf).
This scholarship is available for all new 'home' and EU students joining the University of Sunderland in 2013 who achieve the required grades. 'Home' students are those who have been ordinarily resident in the UK for 3 years prior to the start of their course.
Students applying for some Foundation degrees at partner colleges may also be eligible for this scholarship. Please see the full list of eligible partner college programmes for more information.
The £2,000 tuition fee reduction applies to each year of continuous full-time study.
Frequently Asked Questions
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1. Does the ABB equivalent (320 points) have to be based on just my main qualifications, or can it be made up of all tariff points I have achieved?
2. Can I add up points from more than 3 A Levels and/or AS Levels to make up the 320 points?
3. How many scholarships are available?
These Frequently Asked Questions relate specifically to the Excellence Scholarship. For general questions and answers about any of our scholarships, please see the page Scholarships FAQs.
How to apply
Everyone who meets the eligibility criteria will automatically receive this scholarship - you do not have to apply for it.
If you are eligible, you will receive the scholarship in early 2014. This is because the University of Sunderland receives notifications from the funding body HEFCE in January 2014.
For full details about our scholarships and eligibility criteria, please refer to our Scholarships Guidance Notes 2013 (.pdf).
For further information or advice, please contact the Scholarships Team: email@example.com / 0191 515 2865.