University of Essex Masters Scholarships 2020/2021 for Select Countries – Nigeria, Ghana

University of Essex is offering scholarship awards to applicants from select countries. These awards are available for high achieving students applying for entry onto any postgraduate Master’s degree programmes at University of Essex.


Application Deadline: 30th September 2020

Offered annually? Yes


Eligible Countries:  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.

To be taken at (country): United Kingdom

Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at the university

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About the Award: The University of Essex scholarship will be awarded to any international student from the aforementioned 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).

Type: Masters


Eligibility: 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 2018/19 (excluding MBA)
  • meet the academic criteria in the table above
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Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: 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. Paid as discount on tuition fee

Duration of Scholarship: Payable for the first year of tuition fees.

How to Apply:  If applicants meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer by 30 September 2020, then they are automatically awarded this scholarship. Applicants will be notified of the award by the end of October 2020.

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No need to complete an application form.

Your eligibility will be assessed based on the academic transcripts and certificates that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

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