University of Essex Postgraduate Scholarship for Africans 2020/2021

University of Essex Postgraduate Scholarship is now open for the African nation students and are self-funding your postgraduate studies. The scholarship is awarded as a partial tuition fee waiver and is available for students on postgraduate taught Masters courses (excluding MBA). 

If you’re an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship of £4,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. If you are from any of the following countries below, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.

University of Essex Postgraduate Scholarship Details

Eligible Countries: African countries esp Ghana, Nigeria

Type: Masters

To Be Taken At (Country): UK

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award:  £4,000 tuition fee waiver

Duration of Program: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria:

You must meet all of the following conditions.

  • be classified as an international student for fee purposes
  • be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union) and ordinarily resident in an African nation (see the full terms and conditions for the definition of “ordinary residence”)
  • be entirely self-funding your studies
  • be a graduate of any African country or any of the countries specified above
  • be applying for a full-time Masters course starting in 2020-21 (excluding MBA)
  • meet the academic criteria in the table above

• These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and all academic applications will automatically be considered;
• The University will use official transcripts and certificates, submitted as part of the original application, as evidence of grades achieved and no alternative supporting evidence will be accepted;

How to apply

Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place on a course at Essex and have to meet all the eligibility criteria will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don’t need to complete an application form.


Application Deadline: 18th September 2020


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