Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

Awarded by : University of Essex

Updated on Apr 26, 2022
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship

  • Applicable for

    University of Essex in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 5,07,000/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Jan 2023 +1 more

  • Final application deadline

    01 Aug 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship is available for international student, who took their undergraduate degree overseas or in the UK and are self-funding their postgraduate studies

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Essex in UK

  • 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
  • Not available for MBA program, courses at East 15 Acting School and course that is normally delivered wholly online

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 5,000 => Rs 5,07,000

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 98.92 (last updated 1st December 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: One Time

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • Students will be eligible for a scholarship worth up to £5,000, paid as a discount on the tuition fee
    • Tier 1 and 2 (60% or CGPA 6.5/10, or CGPA 2.6/4 or CGPA 6/7) - £5,000
    • Tier 1 and 2 (55% or CGPA 6/10, or CGPA 2.4/4 or CGPA 5/7) - £3,000
    • Tiers 3 (65% or CGPA7.5/10 or CGPA 3/4) - £5,000
    • Tiers 3 (60% or CGPA 7/10 or CGPA 2.8/4) - £3,000
  • This scholarship is available for the first year of Masters study only

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable


  • 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
  • The eligibility will vary according to the course, students have applied for

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +237 more

Application Process for this scholarship

Application Documents

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official transcripts Required

  • Official transcript(s), in English or a certified translation of your academic results to date, showing marks or grades, must be provided at the time students make their applications
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Copies of certificates for any degrees or other awards already completed
  • Personal statement (no more than 500 words), including the following-
    • Your personal statement needs to show why you want to study at the University of Essex. Clear connections between your most recent study and experience with your chosen Masters courses are essential and you should provide a commentary on reasons for your choice. You should also demonstrate how postgraduate study will build on your current level of learning
  • Other documents (CV, writing sample etc) as per the specific course requirements

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date August 01, 2022
  • For October 2022 intakes

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email

Additional Information

  • 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
  • Only one scholarship award can be made per student and the award cannot be held in conjunction with any other University of Essex scholarships
  • Successful applicants should be available for promotional activities

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