Students Staff

VI6 Bursary

2020-21 entry

The University is offering a £1,000 cash bursary to support students taking part in the VI6 Project to support them in progressing into higher education.

Our bursary is available to all students who complete either a one year or two year course as part of the VI6 Project.

Eligibility

To be eligible you must meet all of the following conditions:

  • Either taken part in VI6 as a year 12 or year 13 student from one of the five partner schools: Colne Community School and College, Clacton County High School, Clacton Coastal Academy, Philip Morant School and College and Thurstable School
  • They must make the University of Essex their firm choice with UCAS by 19 July 2020 and enrol with us in the academic year 2020-21
  • Register for your first year of study for a full-time undergraduate degree course1 at the University of Essex in 2020-21 starting in October 2020

Students who aren't eligible

The following students are not eligible for this award regardless of meeting the above criteria:

  • Students on Higher/Degree apprenticeship courses
  • Students with direct entry into the second year
  • Students studying online distance learning courses

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.

  • 2020-21

    VI6 Bursary terms and conditions

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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

There is no application process; bursaries will be automatically paid if you meet the eligibility criteria, which is identified at the process of application to the University.