13 September 2019



(Partially Funded)


Africa Scholarship Programme- University of Essex

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.

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The University of Essex is committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. It’s students are members of a unique, transformational living and learning community which empowers them with the skills to make a difference to the world around them.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • MRes Accounting
  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc Accounting And Finance
  • MSc Accounting And Financial Management
  • MA Acting
  • MA Acting (International)
  • MFA Acting (International)
  • MSc Actuarial Science
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science
  • MA Advanced Interpreting With Specialised
  • MA Advertising, Marketing And The Media
  • MSc Algorithmic Trading
  • MA American Literatures
  • MRes Analysing Language Use
  • MSc Applied Economics And Data Analysis
  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • MA Art History And Theory
  • MSc Artificial Intelligence
  • MSc Banking And Finance
  • MSc Behavioural Economics
  • MSc Big Data And Text Analytics
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Business Analytics
  • MA Chinese-English Translation And Professional
  • MSc Cognitive Neuroscience And Neuropsychology
  • MSc Computational Economics, Financial Markets And
  • MSc Computational Finance
  • MSc Computer Engineering
  • MSc Computer Games
  • MSc Computer Networks And Security
  • MA Conference Interpreting And Translation
  • MA Conflict Resolution
  • MSc Conflict Resolution
  • MA Creative Writing
  • MA Criminology
  • MSc Criminology And Socio-Legal Research
  • MA Curating
  • MA Curating With Professional Placement
  • MSc Data Science
  • MSc Data Science With Professional Placement
  • LLM Economic, Social And Cultural Rights
  • MA Economics
  • MSc Economics
  • MRes Economics
  • MSc Economics And Econometrics
  • MSc Economics With Professional Placement
  • MSc Electronic Engineering
  • MA English Language And Linguistics
  • MSc Entrepreneurship And Innovation
  • MRes Experimental Linguistics
  • MA Film And Literature
  • MA Film Studies
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance And Data Analytics
  • MSc Finance And Global Trading
  • MSc Finance And Investment
  • MSc Finance And Management
  • MSc Financial And Business Economics
  • MSc Financial Econometrics
  • MSc Financial Economics
  • MSc Financial Economics And Accounting
  • MSc Financial Economics And Econometrics
  • MSc Financial Engineering And Risk Management
  • MA Global And Comparative Politics
  • MSc Global And Comparative Politics
  • MSc Global Communication Systems
  • MSc Global Project Management
  • MA Health And Organisational Research
  • MSc Health Research
  • MA History
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MA Human Rights And Cultural Diversity
  • MA Ideology And Discourse Analysis
  • MSc Intelligent Systems And Robotics
  • MSc International Accounting And Banking
  • MSc International Accounting And Banking With
  • MSc International Business And Entrepreneurship
  • LLM International Commercial And Business Law
  • LLM International Commercial And Business Law With
  • MA International Development
  • MSc International Economics
  • MSc International Finance
  • LLM International Human Rights Law
  • LLM International Humanitarian Law
  • MSc International Logistics And Supply Chain
  • MSc International Management
  • MSc International Marketing And Entrepreneurship
  • MA International Relations
  • MRes International Relations
  • MSc International Relations
  • LLM International Trade And Maritime Law
  • LLM International Trade Law
  • MSc Internet Of Things
  • MA Jungian And Post-Jungian Studies
  • MA Language In Society
  • MA Linguistic Studies
  • MA Linguistics
  • MRes Linguistics
  • MA Literature
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Management (Advertising And Corporate
  • MSc Management (International)
  • MSc Management (Leadership)
  • MSc Management (Marketing)
  • MRes Management And Organisation
  • MA Management And Organisational Dynamics
  • MSc Management Economics
  • MSc Marketing And Brand Management
  • MSc Marketing Management
  • MSc Mathematics
  • MSc Mathematics And Finance
  • Master of Business Management Mbm
  • MA Migration Studies
  • MSc Migration Studies
  • MSc Molecular Medicine
  • MSc Money And Banking
  • MSc Nursing (Adult) (Pre-Registration)
  • MSc Nursing (Mental Health) (Pre-Registration)
  • MSc Occupational Therapy (Pre-Registration)
  • MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism And Security
  • MA Philosophy
  • MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)
  • MA Playwriting
  • MA Political Economy
  • MRes Political Economy
  • MSc Political Economy
  • MA Political Science
  • MRes Political Science
  • MSc Political Science
  • MA Political Theory
  • MA Politics
  • MA Professional Practice
  • MA Psychoanalytic Studies
  • MA Psycholinguistics
  • MSc Psychology
  • MA Public Opinion And Political Behaviour
  • MSc Public Opinion And Political Behaviour
  • MSc Quantitative International Development
  • MA Refugee Care
  • MSc Research Methods In Psychology
  • MA Sociological Research Methods
  • MA Sociology
  • MA Sociology And Management
  • MSc Speech And Language Therapy (Pre-Registration)
  • MSc Sport And Exercise Psychology
  • MSc Sport And Exercise Science
  • MSc Statistics
  • MSc Statistics And Operational Research
  • MSc Survey Methods For Social Research
  • MA Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages
  • MA Theatre Directing
  • MFA Theatre Directing
  • MA Theatre Practice
  • MA Theory And Practice Of Human Rights
  • MA Translation And Literature
  • MA Translation And Professional Practice
  • MA Translation And Professional Practice With Profess
  • MA Translation, Interpreting And Subtitling
  • MSc Tropical Marine Biology
  • MA United States Politics
  • MA Wild Writing: Literature, Landscape

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

1 year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • These scholarships are restricted to applicants who are overseas fee payers and are entirely
    self-funded. They are not available to students who are fully or partly sponsored.
  • Applicants must be a national of an African nation (defined as a member state of the African
  • These scholarships may be awarded to students who have completed relevant school or university studies in one of the specified countries, and who are nationals of an African nation.
  • Graduates of the University of Essex are not eligible for this award.
  • Students must have been awarded a first 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. The Essex MBA is excluded.
  • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot normally be held in conjunction with other University of Essex awards (including the Alumni Discount).
  • This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only.
  • These scholarships do not apply to deferred entry. Where a student, to whom a scholarship has been offered, requests deferred entry, the award will be considered again in line with the terms and conditions that apply in the new proposed year of entry.
  • IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum component score of 5.5, If you do not meet our IELTS requirements then you may be able to complete a pre-sessional English pathway that enables you to start your course without retaking IELTS.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Scholarship of £4,000 is paid as a discount on your tuition fee, These scholarships will only be made available as a reduction on the tuition fee that is payable on registration at the University.

How to Apply

First Step: You need to choose one of the Master degree courses of the university except MBA from here.

Second Step: Register first from hereactivate your account and complete the application.

– 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

Third Step: We’ll assess your eligibility based on the information that you submit with your application for your place at Essex. If you meet all the eligibility criteria, you will automatically be awarded this scholarship. You don’t need to complete an application form

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by” Noha Elbehery/ Egypt 
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