University of Essex,UK Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship 2017-18 Entry
Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
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 £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. 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|
|Bangladesh||70% or A- or CGPA 3.5 in a 4-year degree||£4,000|
|Canada||Equivalent of a UK first||£2,000|
|China||75% from Tier 1, 80% from Tier 2 and 85% from Tier 3 universities||£2,500|
|Ghana||CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above||£4,000|
|Hong Kong||First class||£2,000|
|India||NOOSR Tier 1 or Tier 2 – 60%||£4,000|
|Indonesia||CGPA 3.25 or above||£4,000|
|Jordan||CGPA 3.0 or above||£2,000|
|Kazakhstan||5 (excellent) OR 3.75/4.0, 4/4.33 and 4.5/5.0||£3,000|
|Malaysia||CGPA 3.25 or above||£4,000|
|Nigeria||CGPA 3/5 or above||£4,000|
|Russia||CGPA 4.5 or above||£2,000|
|Taiwan||70% (national institution), 75% (other institution)||£3,000|
|Thailand||CGPA 3.25 or above||£2,000|
|Turkey||CGPA 3.00+ OR 75%||£4,000|
|USA||CGPA 3.25 or above||£2,000|
|Vietnam||CGPA 7.0 or above||£4,000|
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.
You must meet all of the following conditions.
- be classified as an international student for fee purposes
- be entirely self-funding your studies
- be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2017-18 (excluding MBA)
- meet the academic criteria in the table above
Please read the full terms and conditions 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.
How to apply
If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 30 September 2017 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You’ll be notified of your award by the end of October 2017. You don’t need to complete an application form.
We’ll assess your eligibility based on the academic transcripts and certificates that you submit with your application for your place at Essex.