Students Staff

Polish Partnership Bursary

2017-18 entry

If you're from Poland and will be starting at Essex in 2017, we offer you a bursary of £1,000 for your first year.


You must meet all of the following conditions:

  • be a national of Poland
  • be ordinarily resident in Poland (see the full terms and conditions below for the definition of "ordinary residence")
  • have received an offer of admission for entry to Essex for 2017-18
  • accept your place as your firm UCAS choice by 30 June 2017
  • register for a full-time undergraduate degree at Essex with first enrolment in 2017-18
  • be in your first year of study at the University at the start of the award, or starting an eligible course following successful completion of the International Foundation Programme year at Essex

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 tuition fees are funded by the NHS
  • 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 first or second year from another UK higher education institution

Full details

  • 2017-18

    Polish Partnership Bursary terms and conditions for 2017-18 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

You don't need to complete an application form. If you meet all the eligibility criteria above you will automatically be awarded the Poland Partnership Bursary and will be notified by the end of August 2017.