Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

2016-17 entry

If you're an international student, took your undergraduate degree overseas and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth up to £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.

Country Academic requirement Scholarship award
Bangladesh 70% or A- or CGPA 3.5 in a 4-year degree £4,000
Canada Equivalent of a UK first £2,000
China 75% from Tier 1, 80% from Tier 2 and 85% from Tier 3 Universities £2,500
Ghana CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above £4,000
Hong Kong First class £2,000
India NOOSR Tier 1 or Tier 2 - 60% £4,000
Indonesia CGPA 3.25 or above £4,000
Japan B £3,000
Jordan CGPA 3.0 or above £2,000
Kazakhstan 5 (excellent) OR 3.75/4.0, 4/4.33 and 4.5/5.0 £3,000
Malaysia CGPA 3.25 or above £4,000
Nigeria CGPA 3/5 or above £4,000
Norway B £3,000
Pakistan 1st Division £4,000
Russia CGPA 4.5 or above £2,000
Taiwan 70% (national institution), 75% (other institution) £3,000
Thailand CGPA 3.25 or above £2,000
Turkey CGPA 3.00+ OR 75% £4,000
USA CGPA 3.25 or above £2,000
Vietnam CGPA 7.0 or above £4,000

Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions.

  • be classified as an international student for fee purposes
  • be entirely self-funding your studies
  • be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2016-17 (excluding MBA)
  • meet the academic criteria in the table above

Full details

If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.

How to apply

If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 30 September 2016 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You'll be notified of your award by the end of October 2016. You don't need to complete an application form.

We'll assess your eligibility based on the academic transcripts and certificates that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.