Scholarships for international students on undergraduate and postgraduate online degrees

  • Bachelor, Master, Course
  • Scholarships for students living outside the UK and EU
  • 31 December 2018

If you are an international student living outside the UK and EU, you may be eligible for a part-scholarship towards the tuition fees for our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Scholarship applications are assessed on a merit basis and will take into consideration previous qualifications and level of work experience.

We offer a wide range of online and part-time programmes, perfect for people that need to fit study around work or family commitments. Open to both UK and international students, our tutor-led courses allow you to work towards your degree in a unique virtual learning environment and still have access to all the support and facilities you would expect to receive on campus. Students are assessed through assignments and discussion forum posts, with no need to travel to take any exams. Our state-of-the-art online platform also allows students to interact with their classmates to take part in real-time conversations, listen to and view recorded lectures and participate in live question and answer sessions.

The varied suite of courses available includes Business Studies, Business and Management, Business and Marketing, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Law, Law with Business, Law with Criminology, Psychology, MBA, Business with Finance, Business with Human Resources, Policing, Criminology and Criminal Psychology, Infection Control, LLM International Trade and Commercial law, Master of Public Health.

All of our courses are created and taught by knowledgeable and qualified tutors, with years of experience in their respective fields. Students at University of Essex Online are also assigned a personal Student Adviser, who will be your first point of contact throughout your studies and will serve as your mentor. Our dedication to student support was shown this year when we received an overall student satisfaction rating of 93% in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS).


You will be asked to write a statement of around 500 words in support of your scholarship application including details of previous qualifications, work experience, why you want to study a University of Essex Online course and how a scholarship could help you.


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Scholarship amounts are awarded on an individual basis. To learn more, email our Admissions Team at


Students wishing to apply should complete our application form:

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