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School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering

Scholarships and funding

Supporting your study

We offer many funding opportunities to support both undergraduate and postgraduate students, including a broad range of University of Essex scholarships and studentships.

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Our range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students ensures that we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.

Alternatively search our scholarship finder to see the funding we have for you.

PhD Studentships

Throughout the year we may advertise studentships that are available through the School, and through the Faculty of Science and Health. 

Please read the opportunity pages carefully for information on supervision, applicant criteria, and any funding that may be available.

Computer Science and Electronic Engineering Studentships

The School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering has 15 fully funded PhD studentships, covering Home fees and a stipend.

The studentships are open to any PhD candidate who will join the School in April 2022.

Deadline is 28th September 2021.

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How to apply - PhD studentships

You should apply via the Essex postgraduate applications portal, ideally making contact with potential PhD supervisors before applying.

You can also find out more about our current areas of research on our staff profiles.

Questions and queries about the studentships should be sent to the School's Postgraduate Administrator (

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