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.

University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships

Our University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships support talented PhD students pushing boundaries in their field of study.

There are 24 awards in total to be granted across our Science and Health, Social Sciences and Humanities faculties for 2018-19. If you have an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement then you could be eligible.


To find out more about our scholarships, use our scholarship finder to see what is available. 

PhD Studentships

Studentships are available through the School, through the Faculty of Science and Health (both listed below), and also through IGGI, our Doctoral Training Centre.

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 CSEE School Office (

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Stick with us

If you're one of our graduates, studied abroad here or have a spouse or partner studying here as a full-time international student paying overseas fees, we'll give you a loyalty discount of up to 33% on the tuition fee for your first year of postgraduate study at Essex.

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