Students Staff

Bulgarian Partnership Bursary

2020-21 entry

We offer bursaries of £1,000 to students from Bulgaria who start at Essex in 2020. The bursary is only available for your first year at Essex.


You must meet all of the following conditions:

  • be a national of Bulgaria
  • be ordinarily resident in Bulgaria (see the full terms and conditions below for the definition of "ordinary residence")
  • have received an offer of admission for entry to the University of Essex for 2020
  • have made Essex your firm choice by 19 July 2020
  • register for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Essex with first enrolment in 2020-21
  • be in your first year of study at the University in 2020-21

Students who aren't eligible

You are not eligible for the award, even if you meet the criteria above, if you fall into any of the following categories:

  • your course is at East 15 Acting School
  • you are directly continuing from one course to another (for example, from foundation degree or HND on to the final year of an honours degree)
  • or you are transferring into the second year from another higher education institution

Full details

  • 2019-20

    Bulgarian Partnership Bursary terms and conditions for 2020-21 entry

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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

If you meet all the eligibility criteria above you will automatically be awarded the Bulgarian Partnership Bursary.