School of Law

Scholarships and funding

Supporting your studies

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

Scholarships

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

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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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Undergraduate Tinson scholarships

Tinson scholarships are available to applicants from the former Soviet Bloc applying for our any of our undergraduate LLB programmes. For 2018 entry we have two bursaries of £11,885 to award to two exceptional applicants.

How to apply

Once you have 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 lawugadmin@essex.ac.uk.

The application deadline for October 2018 entry is 31 March 2018. The successful applicants will be contacted by email.

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.

Masters Tinson scholarships

Tinson scholarships are available to applicants from the former Soviet Bloc applying for our any of our Masters programmes. This fund covers the cost of tuition fees only, not living expenses.

How to apply

Application is by supporting statement of 500-800 words explaining why you think you should be considered for the scholarship. This should be emailed to lawpgtadmin@essex.ac.uk.

The application deadline for 2017 entry has now passed. The successful applicants will be contacted by email.

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.