If you're an international student from an African nation and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship, paid as a discount on your tuition fee.
Africa Postgraduate Regional Scholarship
• These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded*. • Students must be ordinarily resident (see the terms and conditions below for the definition of ordinary residence) in an African nation (defined as a member state of the African Union). • These scholarships may be awarded to applicants who have completed relevant school or university studies in one of the specified countries above. • Applicants must have been awarded an undergraduate degree with the grade specified or above. A higher Masters grade cannot be taken to compensate for a lower Bachelors grade; • Eligible courses are those which are full-time taught Masters courses leading to MA, MSc, LLM, MFA and MRes degrees and start in October 2022 and January 2023. • Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer of a place by 16 September 2022 (for October 2022 start) or 06 January 2023 (for January 2023 start) and met the academic conditions of entry, will be considered for these scholarships. • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot be held in conjunction with any other University of Essex scholarships. • This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only; • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities.
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The scholarship is worth £4,500.
These scholarships will be awarded based on academic merit and all academic applications will automatically be considered.