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Undergraduate EU Scholarship

This scholarship scheme is for undergraduate EU students studying as a new student in academic year 2021-22 who are classified as international students for fees purposes. The awards offered are a discount of £5,000 automatically deducted from your tuition fees. The award will be made for each year of study for the duration of your course.

Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions.

  • These scholarships are restricted to EU applicants who are classified as international students for fees purposes.
  • Applicants must be entirely self-funded.
  • Applicants must be starting their first year of study on an undergraduate degree course at the University of Essex in 2021-22.
  • Applicants must actively make Essex their firm choice by 31 May 2021. Applicants that become firm with Essex through rejection by their original firm choice selection elsewhere are not eligible.
  • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction with other University of Essex awards.
  • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities.

Students who aren't eligible

The following students are not eligible for the Undergraduate EU Scholarship regardless of meeting the above criteria:

  • Students who are not nationals of and permanently domiciled in an EU country.
  • Students who are fully or partly sponsored.
  • These scholarships do not apply to deferred entry. Where a student, to whom a scholarship has been offered and requests deferred entry, the award will be considered again in line with the terms and conditions that apply in the new proposed year of entry.
  • Students transferring into the second year from another UK higher education institution.
  • Students who are classified as a Home fee paying student.

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.

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.