Department of Psychology

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.

Scholarships

The university has a range of scholarships and bursaries to support talented students, ensuring that we remain accessible to all with the potential to succeed, regardless of financial circumstances.

We offer department-specific scholarships and you can also apply for University scholarships and funding.

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

Masters scholarships

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarships

Our Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship supports overseas students from specified countries who are funding their own studies at the University of Essex. We are offering a scholarship worth up to £4,000 if your grades in your first degree are equivalent to a UK first class degree.

  • Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship details
  • Search our scholarship finder to find more scholarships

PhD studentships

University of Essex Psychology Doctoral Scholarships

Our University of Essex Doctoral Scholarships support talented PhD students to study at the University. These awards are available to students who can demonstrate an excellent academic background and the potential for future achievement, as well as financial need.

South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) studentships

The South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) will be replacing the Essex ESRC DTC for the 2017 intake and beyond. SeNSS is one of 14 new Doctoral Training Partnerships funded by the ESRC, beginning in 2017-18. SeNSS awards studentships across the partner organisations, including Essex.

Current SeNSS opportunities

Faculty and departmental studentships

Throughout the year we advertise research degree studentships. These often come with a pre-approved title and supervisor and may be funded.

We do not currently have any opportunities open for application.

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