If you're an international student, took your undergraduate degree overseas or in the UK and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth up to £5,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.
You must meet all of the following conditions:
If you have a degree from any of the following countries, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.
|Country||Academic requirement||Scholarship award|
|Bahrain||CGPA 3.0 or above||
|Bangladesh||CGPA 3.2 / 60% / B in a 4-year degree||£5,000|
|Brazil||7.5/10 or B+||£3,000|
|Brunei||CGPA 3.0 or above||£4,000|
|Cambodia||CGPA 3.2 or above||£4,000|
|Canada||A, or CGPA 3.5/4, or CGPA 9/10, or 85% (where pass mark is 60%), or 84% (where pass mark is 50%)||£2,000|
|China||75% or CGPA 2.7/4 from Tier 1, 80% or CGPA 3.2/4 from Tier 2 universities||£2,500|
|Dominican Republic||85% or CGPA 3.50 or above||£3,000
|Ghana||CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above||£4,000
|Guatemala||Public Universities 70% / Private Universities 80%||£3,000
|Hong Kong||CGPA 3/0 or above||£2,000
|Tier 1 and 2 - 60% or CGPA 6.5/10, or CGPA 2.6/4
|Tier 1 and 2 - 55% or CGPA 6/10, or CGPA 2.4/4||£3,000
|Tiers 3 - 65% or CGPA 7.5/10 or CGPA 3/4||£5,000
|Tiers 3 - 60% or CGPA 7/10 of CGPA 2.8/4||£3,000
|Indonesia||CGPA 3.0 or above||£4,000|
|Jordan||CGPA 3.0 or above||£3,000|
|Kazakhstan||5 (excellent) or 3.75/4.0, 4/4.33 and 4.0/5.0||£3,000|
|South Korea||CGPA 3.0/4 or 3.20/4.5||£4,000|
|CGPA 2.75/4 or 3.00/4.5||£2,500|
|Malaysia||CGPA 3.25 or above||£4,000|
|Nepal||70% (first division) or CGPA 3.5/4||£5,000|
|65% (first division) or CGPA 3/4||£3,000|
|Nigeria||CGPA 3/5 or above or 2.50/4||£4,000|
|Pakistan||65% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 70% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 80% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 3.00 or above||£5,000|
|63% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 65% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 75% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.90 or above||£4,500|
|60% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 60% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 70% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.80 or above
|49% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 55% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 65% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.60 or above||£3,000|
|Panama||B or 81%||£3,000
|Paraguay||80% or 4/5||£3,000
|Philippines||CGPA 1.5, in an Undergraduate degree awarded by University of Philippines or University of Santo Tomas||£4,000
|CGPA 3.5, in an Undergraduate degree awarded by Ateneo de Manila University or De La Salle University
|Russia||CGPA 4.5 or above
|Singapore||GPA 3.25/4.0 or above||£2,000|
|Sri Lanka||A or 1st||£5,000|
|B+ or 2:1||£3,000|
|Taiwan||70% (national institution), or 75% (other institution)||£3,000|
|Thailand||CGPA 3.5 or above||£5,000|
|CGPA 3.0 or above||£4,000|
|CGPA 2.75 or above
|Turkey||CGPA 3.00+ or 75%
|USA||CGPA 3.25 or above
|Vietnam||CGPA 8/10 or above
|CGPA 7/10 or above
*excluding ITESM partnership funded students
If you are a national of one of the countries listed above and you have a degree from a recognised UK university other than Essex with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours, you may be eligible for an award worth £2,000.
We'll assess your eligibility based on the information that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.
If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don't need to complete an application form.
Please read the full terms and conditions for your entry year before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, how you'll receive your funding and whether this award can be combined with others or not.
If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.