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Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
Scholarship Name Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
Academic Year 2022
Scholarship amount Up to £5,000
Nationality Any

If you're an international student, took your undergraduate degree overseas or in the UK and are self-funding your postgraduate studies, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth up to £5,000, paid as a discount on your tuition fee. 

Level: Postgraduate taught
Year of entry: 2022-2023
Country: International
Department: All departments (excluding East 15)

Eligibility

  • These scholarships are restricted to students who are overseas fee payers and are entirely self-funded. They are not available to students who are fully or partly sponsored.

  • These scholarships may be awarded to students who have completed relevant school or university studies in one of the specified countries, and in the case of the UK, who are domiciled in one of the other specified countries.

  • Awards made by an institution based in one of the specified countries above, but delivered in another country, will also be eligible.

  • Students must have been awarded an undergraduate degree (this includes integrated Masters degrees) 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 and MRes degrees and start in October 2022 and January 2023.

  • 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.

Students receiving a repayable loan to fund their studies will be considered as self-funded.

If you have a degree from any of the following countries, please check the academic requirements below to see if you could be eligible.

Country

Academic requirement 

Scholarship award 

Argentina

7.5/10 

£4,000

Azerbaijan 

Equivalent to UK 2.2 who graduate from institutions in Azerbaijan regardless of whether institution is Azeri 

£4,000

Bahrain

CGPA 3.0 or above

£4,000

Bangladesh

CGPA 3.2 / 60% / B in a 4-year degree

£5,000

Brazil

75/100 or 7.5/10 or B+  

£4,000

Bolivia

75/100

£4,000

Cambodia

CGPA 3.2 or above 

£4,000

Canada

A, or CGPA 3.5/4, or CGPA 8/9, or 85% (where pass mark is 60%), or 84% (where pass mark is 50%)

£3,000

Chile

75%

£3,000

China

75% or CGPA 2.7/4 from Tier 1, 80% or CGPA 3.2/4 from Tier 2 universities  

£2,500

Colombia

4/5

£4,000

Costa Rica

8/10

£4,000

Dominican Republic

85% or CGPA 3.50

£4,000

Ecuador

8/10

£4,000

El Salvador

7.5/10

£4,000

Ghana

CGPA 3.0/4.0 or above

£4,000

Guatemala

Public Universities 70% / Private Universities 80%  

£4,000

Hong Kong

CGPA 3/0 or above

£2,000

 

India

Tier 1 and 2 - 60% or CGPA 6.5/10, or CGPA 2.6/4

£5,000

Tier 1 and 2 - 55% or CGPA 6/10, or CGPA 2.4/4

£3,000

Tiers 3 - 65% or CGPA 7.5/10 or CGPA 3/4

£5,000

Tiers 3 - 60% or CGPA 7/10 of CGPA 2.8/4

£3,000

Indonesia

CGPA 3.0 or above

£4,000

Iran

14/20 

£4,500

Japan

B or CGPA 2.5/4

£4,000

Jordan

CGPA 3.0 or above 

£3,000

Kazakhstan

5 (excellent) OR 3.75/4.0, 4/4.33 and 4.0/5.0

£3,000

Lebanon

16/20

£3,000 

Malaysia

CGPA 3.25 or above 

£4,000

Mauritius

Equivalent to UK 1st  

£4,000

Equivalent to UK 2.1  

£3,000

Mexico

80%

£4,000

Nepal

70% (first division) or CGPA 3.5/4 

£5,000

65% (first division) or CGPA 3/4

£3,000

Nicaragua

80% 

£4,000

Nigeria

CGPA 3/5 or above or 2.50/4 

£4,000

Norway

£3,000 

Pakistan

65% or above, where pass mark is 33%, or 70% or above, where pass mark is 50%,or 80% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 3.00 or above

£5,000

63% or above, where pass mark is 33%, or 65% or above, where pass mark is 50%, or 75% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.90 or above

£4,500

60% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 60% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 70% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.80 or above 

£3,500

49% or above where pass mark is 33%, or 55% or above where the pass mark is 50%, or 65% or above where the pass mark is 60%, or CGPA 2.60 or above 

£3,000

Panama

B or 81%

£4,000

Paraguay

80% or 4/5

£4,000

Peru

15/20

£4,000

Philippines

CGPA 1.5, in an Undergraduate degree awarded by University of Philippines or University of Santo Tomas

£4,000

CGPA 3.5 in an Undergraduate degree awarded by Ateneo de Manila University or De La Salle University

£4,000

Russia

CGPA 4.5 or above

£2,000

Singapore

GPA 3.25/4.0 or above

£2,000

South Korea

CGPA 3.0/4 or 3.20/4.5

£4,000

CGPA 2.75/4 or 3.00/4.5  

£2,500

Sri Lanka

A or 1st

£5,000

B+ or 2:1

£3,000

Taiwan

70% (national institution), or 75% (other institution)

£3,000

Thailand

CGPA 3.5 or above

£5,000

CGPA 3.0 or above 

£4,000

CGPA 2.75 or above

£2,500

Turkey

CGPA 3.00+ or 75%

£4,000

Uruguay

8.5/12

£4,000

USA

CGPA 3.25 or above

£3,000

Venezuela

15/20

£4,000

Vietnam

CGPA 8/10 or above, or CGPA 3.5/4 or above

£5,000

CGPA 7/10 or above, or CGPA 3/4 or above

£3,000

excluding ITESM partnership funded students

If you are domiciled in one of the countries listed above, you have a degree from a recognised UK university, other than Essex, with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours and you meet the eligibility criteria laid out in the terms and conditions below, the award amount will be £2,000.

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