Students Staff

Masters Excellence Scholarship

If you've got a first class degree from a UK university, you could be eligible for a 25% discount on your Essex Masters tuition fee with our Masters Excellence Scholarship.

2021-22 entry

Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions.

  • be classified as a Home student for fee purposes
  • be entirely self-funding for your studies
  • have been awarded a first class honours Bachelor's degree from a UK University
  • be applying for a full-time Masters course in 2020-21 or 2021-22 (excluding MBA)

Full details

  • 2021-22

    Masters Excellence Scholarship terms and conditions 2021-22

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    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

For 2020-21 entry: If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 30 August 2020 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You'll be notified of your award by the end of October 2020. You don't need to complete an application form.

For 2021-22 entry: If you meet all the eligibility criteria and firmly accept the offer of your place by 30 August 2021 then you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You'll be notified of your award by the end of October 2021. 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.