Fees and Funding


Postgraduate Research EU Scholarship


The details
Postgraduate research (including PhD)
2022-2023, 2023-2024

This scholarship scheme is for postgraduate research (including PhD) EU students studying as a new student in academic year 2022-2023 or 2023-2024 who are classified as international students for fees purposes. The awards offered are a discount of £8,000 automatically deducted from your tuition fees.

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 your country of domicile and fee status that you submit on your application for your place at Essex.

Full details

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying for or accepting a scholarship or bursary. They contain important information about eligibility, if you need to complete an application form and how you'll receive your funding.

PGR EU Scholarship – terms and conditions for 2022-2023 entry (.pdf)

PGR EU Scholarship – terms and conditions for 2023-2024 entry (.pdf)

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