Language and Linguistics

Scholarships and funding

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Supporting your studies

We offer many opportunities to fund your studies, including a broad range of University of Essex scholarships:


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

Masters scholarships

Latin American Scholarships (including the Caribbean)

If you're from Latin America or the Caribbean and studying for our MA Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling or our MA Translation and Professional Practice, you could be eligible for £5,000 through our Latin American Scholarship. There are five scholarships available.

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Chinese-English Translation Scholarships

If you hold a conditional offer of admission to one of our postgraduate Chinese Translation and Interpreting Programmes, you could be eligible for £1,000 through our Chinese-English Translation Scholarship. 


The deadline for applications for academic year 2021/22 has now passed.


Information about scholarships for 2022-23 will be available in September 2021. If you have any further questions please email the department to find out more.

PhD scholarships

Essex Doctoral Training Centre

Our University is an Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Centre and has 16 fully-funded studentships available across 22 doctoral pathways. There are pathways available in linguistics.

CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership

The University, along with six partner institutions, is a member of CHASE: Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England, which has been awarded £17m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to fund PhD studentships over a five year period.

Applicants for doctoral study in Language and Linguistics at Essex can apply to CHASE for AHRC studentships through the department. Funding covers fees, maintenance and professional development opportunities during your PhD.

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