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.
Search our Scholarship Finder to see the funding you can apply for.
PhD studentships are offered by the Faculty of Science and Health, the School of Life Sciences, ARIES (NERC-funded Doctoral Training Partnership) and the EU (Horizon 2020). Details of any available opportunities are listed below. For further information, please contact the Graduate Administrator, Emma Revill (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A Master of Science by Disseration (MSD) is a one-year research degree. The School of Life Sciences offers several MSD courses in a range of specialist subjects.
We do not currently have any MSD studentship opportunities available. We have a list of unfunded projects or alternatively you are welcome to contact potential supervisors to ask if they have any particular projects that will be looking to recruit to in the future.
At the University of Essex, you can perform exciting research with excellent supervision that strikes the balance between guidance and encouraging independence.
You belong to intellectually stimulating research groups, and, importantly, will find a friendly, supportive environment within departments and across the university.
Through our unique professional development scheme Proficio, Essex provides outstanding financial support for training, field work, and conference participation.