The University of Essex is a British public research university in Colchester, Essex. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965. University of Essex is inviting applicants from select countries to apply in the Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship. These scholarship grants are available for high achieving students applying for entry into any postgraduate Master’s degree programme at University of Essex.
The Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship will be awarded to any international student from the countries mentioned below who underwent first degree overseas and are self-funding their postgraduate studies. Awards will be made on the basis of grades obtained in applicants’ first degree, so all applications for relevant courses will automatically be considered.
The scholarship is awarded as a partial tuition fee waiver and is available for students on postgraduate taught Masters courses (excluding MBA).
Only applicants from Bangladesh, Canada, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA and Vietnam can apply for these scholarships.
In order to apply for one of these scholarships, applicants must satisfy ALL of the following conditions:
- be classified as an international student for fee purposes
- be entirely self-funding their studies
- be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA)
- meet the academic criteria in the table as displayed on the official website
Citizens of the following countries:
Bangladesh, Canada, China, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, USA and Vietnam
University of Essex, Colchester, Essex; UK
Fields of study
All masters level courses offered at the university
Number of awards
Not specified by the provider
The scholarship award is payable for the first year of tuition fees
The value of the Scholarship, according to eligible countries, are as follows:
Bangladesh: £4,000, Canada: £2,000, China: £2,500, Ghana: £4,000, Hong Kong: £2,000, India: £4,000, Indonesia: £4,000, Japan: £3,000, Jordan: £2,000, Kazakhstan: £3,000, Malaysia: £4,000, Nigeria: £4,000, Norway: £3,000, Pakistan: £4,000, Russia: £2,000, Taiwan: £3,000, Thailand: £2,000, Turkey: £4,000, USA: £2,000 and Vietnam: £4,000.
Please note that the grants are paid as discount on tuition fee.
Method of Application
If you are interested in this scholarship and if you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer by 30 September 2017, then you are automatically awarded this scholarship. There is no need to complete an application form. The University of Essex will assess your eligibility based on the academic transcripts and certificates that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.
It is important to read the complete 2017-18 Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship terms and conditions, and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship,
Application Deadline: 30 September 2017
Open to International Applicants: