Fees and Funding


Cyprus Military Service Scholarship


The details
All departments (excluding East 15)

This scholarship is for students who are ordinarily resident in Cyprus and have had to defer their place to 2021 due to compulsory military service. The award will allow the home fee rate of £9,250 for 2021 entry to students for the duration of their studies.


You must meet all of the following conditions:

  • be ordinarily resident in the country specified
  • completed military service during the year 2020-2021 and provide Certificate of Military Service
  • be in the first year of your degree course in 2021-2022
  • for 2021-2022 entry: students must make Essex your firm choice on UCAS by 19 July 2021

Students who aren't eligible

You are not eligible for this award, even if you meet the criteria above, if you:

  • are on any East 15 Acting School courses
  • are fully or partly sponsored
  • are transferring into the second year from another UK higher education institution
  • are directly continuing from one course to another (for example, from foundation degree or HND on to the final year of an honours degree)

How to apply

These scholarships will be automatically awarded as long as you meet the eligibility criteria above.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, at the point that their place at Essex is confirmed, of any award to be offered.

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.

Cyprus Military Service Scholarship - Terms and conditions for 2021-2022 entry (.pdf)

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