Fees and scholarships
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Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensure we remain accessible to all with the potential
to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.
Fees for undergraduate and Masters courses can be found in our
For postgraduate research fee information, please
If you are applying for a postgraduate course and have previously studied
at Essex, you could be eligible for a loyalty discount on the first year of
your postgraduate tuition fees.
We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and
postgraduate students, including a broad range of University of Essex
scholarships. You can search our
scholarship finder to see what is available.
Undergraduate scholarships and bursaries
We have a range of scholarships and bursaries available for
Tinson Scholarships are available to UG applicants from the
former Soviet Bloc applying for our any of our LLB programmes.
For 2016 entry we have two bursaries of £10k to award to two
How to apply
Once the applicant has secured an offer (either
conditional/unconditional) you can apply, all you have to do is
submit a CV, plus a 500-700 word statement explaining why you
think you should be a successful candidate. This can include
details of activities you have been involved in and, how you
would benefit from the cash award, or why you’re looking forward
to studying law at Essex. Please submit completed a
document/letter as well as an up to date CV to Catherine Gentry
The application deadline for October 2016 entry is Thursday 7
July 2016. The successful applicants will be contacted by email.
Masters scholarships and funding
School of Law funding
The Tinson Scholarship is available to students from the former
Soviet Bloc applying for our
postgraduate taught courses in
law. Application is by supporting statement of 500-800 words explaining
why you should be considered for the scholarship. This should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This fund covers the cost of tuition fees only, not living expenses.
The application deadline for October 2017 entry is 31 May 2017.
Soviet Bloc countries:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Rep, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
PhD scholarships and funding
The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology (HRBDT) Project
Three year PhD studentship available to be part of the
HRBDT Project and to
undertake research in the area of Health and Human Rights. For
eligible candidates the three-year award pays annual fees of
£4,121 and an annual maintenance grant of £14,296, in addition
to a Research Training Support Grant of £750 per annum.
Read full details of studentship.
When should I apply?
We answer your questions about when to apply for undergraduate study.
Make sure you do not miss any important UCAS deadlines and make a note of other dates for your diary to ensure your
application process is stress-free.
We offer scholarships and bursaries to talented postgraduates, ranging from
research council studentships and University of Essex scholarships to awards
funded by charities and other external organisations.
Apply for a PhD studentship for your doctoral study funded by the
Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).