Students Staff

Hong Kong Academic Excellence Scholarship

If you're starting at Essex in 2021-22 and achieve academic excellence in your pre-University qualification, we will offer you a scholarship of £3,000 for your first year.

Eligibility

You must meet all of the following conditions:

  • have received an offer of admission for entry to the University of Essex for 2021-22
  • have registered for a full-time undergraduate degree* at the University of Essex with first enrolment at the University of Essex in 2021-22
  • Applicants must actively make Essex their firm choice by 19 July 2021. Applicants that become firm with Essex through rejection by their original firm choice selection elsewhere are not eligible
  • be in your first year of study at the University at the start of the award
  • have obtained AAB or above in A-levels (or equivalent)
  • these scholarships are restricted to applicants who are classified as international students for fees purposes, are ordinarily resident in Hong Kong
  • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities

*Courses leading to the award of a Diploma of Higher Education, Foundation Degree, Bachelors Degree, Integrated Masters (four years)

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:

  • you are on a Higher/Degree Apprenticeship course
  • 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)
  • you are transferring into the second year from another UK higher education institution
  • you are fully or partly sponsored.
  • you are a University of Essex International College (UEIC) Pathway student.

Full details

How to apply

If you achieve the necessary grades and meet all other eligibility criteria you will be notified from August onwards. You do not need to complete an application form.