Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of Essex
Country to Study in: UK
University of Essex is offering the Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship awards to applicants from select countries. These scholarships grants are available for high achieving students applying for entry onto any postgraduate Master’s degree programmes at University of Essex.
The Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship will be awarded to any international student from the below-mentioned countries, who underwent first degree overseas and is 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 2016-17 (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 2016, then they 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 2016 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 to this scholarship,
You must have firmly accepted your offer of a place by 30 September 2016 to be automatically awarded this scholarship by the University of Essex
Applicants will be notified of the award by the end of October 2016.
University of Essex Scholarship applications cannot be considered for candidates unless they have already applied for and been offered a place to study at the University. Eligibility of candidates will be based on the academic transcripts and certificates submitted with application for your place at Essex.
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. The university's largest campus is located within Wivenhoe Park in the English county of Essex, less than a mile (1.6 km) from the town of Wivenhoe and 2 miles (3.2 km) from the town of Colchester. Apart from the Wivenhoe Park campus, there is a rapidly developing campus in Southend-on-Sea (Essex's largest town), and the East 15 Acting School is based in Loughton. The University's motto, Thought the harder, heart the keener, is adapted from the Anglo-Saxon poem The Battle of Maldon.
Application Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
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