Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies

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 our department.

Departmental scholarships and funds

Refugee care funds

Artellus Ltd

Through the generosity of Artellus Limited, an international literary agency, we're able to offer you funding for our MA Refugee Care or PhD Refugee Care.

Applications for this bursary must be submitted to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. The deadline for 2018-19 applications has now passed, but applications for 2019-20 will open in Summer 2019.

Peter and Michael Hiller Charitable Trust

Through the generosity of the Peter and Michael Hiller Charitable Trust, we're able to offer you funding for our MA Refugee Care or PhD Refugee Care.

Applications for this bursary must be submitted to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. The deadline for 2018-19 applications has now passed, but applications for 2019-20 will open in Summer 2019.

The Lee & Cho Bursary

Through the generosity of Dong-Eun Lee, Hak Soo Lee and Hyang Sook Cho, we're able to offer you funding for our MA Refugee Care.

Applications for this bursary must be submitted to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. The deadline for 2018-19 applications has now passed, but applications for 2019-20 will open in Summer 2019.

Psychodynamic Counselling funds

The Kegerreis Fund

Through the generosity of Sue Kegerreis, we are able to offer funding for clinical supervision for students on our MA Psychodynamic Counselling.

Applications for these bursaries must be submitted to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. The deadline for 2018-19 applications has now passed, but applications for 2019-20 will open in Summer 2019.

Further funding opportunities

  • International Psychoanalytical Association: IPA Research Advisory Board.
  • The Allan & Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust: set up in memory of two generations of the Ferguson family to promote their particular interests in education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development.

    Postgraduate PhD students, whether from overseas or from the UK, may be awarded a grant to help meet tuition costs, but only in respect of the last year of their course. Grant cheques are not paid to the applicant but to the University.

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