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University of Essex Scholarships


The University of Essex is top ten for teaching and research in the UK based on official government assessments. The teaching that we provide is informed by world class research, and by lecturers and professors working at the forefront of their fields. We are also considered the top institution for social science in the UK.

Most bachelor degrees at Essex are 3 years in duration, compared to the usual 4 years in the US, which could save you significant time and cost. We offer over 320 flexible degrees across the social sciences, arts, sciences, law, management, and humanities.

All our campuses are less than one hour from central London. The University’s largest campus is based in beautiful parkland at Colchester. Essex has a further state-of-the-art town centre campus at Southend, with our East 15 Acting school based at Loughton. The local airport of Stansted, less than 1 hour away, gives access via cheap flights to over 100 destinations in Europe and beyond.

Essex has always welcomed students from overseas ensuring a thriving international community. Currently 40% of our students come from outside the UK and from over 130 different countries worldwide. Our diverse community allows our students and staff to connect with ideas and cultures from across the globe.

Our outstanding academic and social facilities include modern science and engineering laboratories, award winning entertainment venues, diverse and active social and cultural clubs and events, and guaranteed accommodation voted the best student residences in the UK.

Our students form a lively and supportive 7500 strong community. Staff members are happy to provide one-to-one guidance throughout their students studies, and our courses are designed to equip student with the skills demanded by today’s employers.

Contact us on now to find out more and how you can apply to study with us. We’d be delighted to welcome you.

University of Essex Scholarships

Scholarship Description
University of Essex Scholarships support talented postgraduate students, particularly PhD students, to study at the University. Scholarships worth a total of more than £723,000 were distributed. Each department has a share of the scholarship fund which it can use to support students. There are three types of scholarship awards which are listed below. These are awarded for each year of study during the standard minimum period of enrollment for your degree, subject to satisfactory progress. £10,000 for research students only, £5,000 For research or Master's students, £2,000 For research or Master's students. For successful candidates for this scholarship: This £10,000 scholarship will be increased for overseas research students studying for a lab based research degree to ensure that it will covers full tuition fees.
$2,638 - $13,192
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