Sociology

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.

Masters scholarships

Fuller Masters Scholarships

Our Fuller Masters Scholarship is available to UK and EU students to study a taught masters course in our Department of Sociology.  The scholarship is supported by the Fuller Fund and is awarded on the basis of academic merit. Two scholarships will be offered in 2019-20.

Sociology courses with linked funding

PhD scholarships

South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) studentships

SeNSS is one of 14 new Doctoral Training Partnerships funded by the ESRC, beginning in 2017-18, and will be awarding at least 35 fully-funded studentships across the partner institutions in 2018.

Applications are now closed.

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 a PhD Sociology can apply to CHASE for AHRC studentships through our Department. Funding covers fees, maintenance and professional development opportunities during your PhD.

Applications are now closed.

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