Scholarships and funding

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Supporting your studies

We offer many opportunities to fund your studies, including a broad range of scholarships funded by the University of Essex, doctoral training partnerships or centres, and external funding bodies.

We also offer a number of scholarships linked to our courses and department.

Masters scholarships

Course with linked funding 

PhD scholarships

Funding for MRes and Integrated PhD routes

South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) studentships

The University of Essex belongs to the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) which is an ESRC-funded Doctoral Training Partnerships, which promotes inventive and inclusive social science research training and collaboration, and awards funded SeNSS Studentships.

Find out about the very latest SeNSS opportunities at Essex.

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Looking for postgraduate opportunities?

Find out about the very latest studentships and scholarships available to postgraduate students at Essex by visiting our postgraduate opportunities page.

Discover more postgraduate research opportunities