Fees and Funding


Schools Membership Plus (SMP) Bursary


The details
United Kingdom
All departments (excluding East 15)

The University is offering eligible students from Schools Membership Plus (SMP) schools and colleges, progressing to an undergraduate course at the University of Essex in October 2023, the opportunity to apply for a £1,000 bursary. Please see Terms and Conditions for a full list of eligible schools.

How to apply

Please complete the application form (.docx) and submit it to the Schools Membership Plus Team via smplus@essex.ac.uk.

Where more applications are received than awards available, applications will be considered by a panel using the following criteria (in order of prioritisation):

  • Even distribution of awards across SMP partners proportionate to size of institution
  • Personal statement
  • If needed, strength of reference from named contact within the application form.

Successful students will be contacted via email by the end of September 2023.

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.

Current students

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