Fees and Funding


Black, Arab and Mature Students Bursary


The details
Postgraduate taught

The University of Essex is offering a £500 bursary to black, Arab or mature students progressing from undergraduate study at the University of Essex, to a postgraduate Masters course in academic year 2024-25. This applies whether progressing directly or following a gap in study. Students must also be self-funding all their tuition fee.

How to apply

If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be considered for this award. You don’t need to complete an application form. The University will assess your eligibility based on the information provided at the point of registration for your course.

For mature students, the University will identify your eligibility by your mature status during your undergraduate study.

Full details

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.

Black, Arab and Mature Students Bursary - Terms and conditions for 2024-2025 entry (.pdf)

If you're a current student looking for information about an award you received, see our terms and conditions for previous years.