Essex Preparation Programme Bursary

Awarded by : University of Essex

Updated on Apr 27, 2022
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

Essex Preparation Programme Bursary

  • Applicable for

    University of Essex in UK

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 25,350/-

  • No. of students to be awarded


  • Course Level


  • Intake year

    Oct 2022

  • Type of scholarships


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Scholarship Overview

  • The University is offering Essex Preparation Programme Bursary to support students progressing into higher education following the global pandemic who complete the pre-arrival study skills course

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree

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

  • Eligible courses are full time courses leading to the award of a Foundation Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Integrated Masters (four years), or year 0 of an Essex Pathways Degree course

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 250 => Rs 25,350

Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 93.06 (last updated 18th October 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

  • The bursary is worth £250 for the first year of study only
  • Payment will be made in November

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.


  • To be eligible students must meet all of the following conditions:
    • Register for the first year of study for a full-time undergraduate degree at the University of Essex in starting in October 2021
    • Complete the pre-arrival study skills course before 06 October 2021, if students complete the course on the 06 October 2021 or later, they will not be eligible
    • Students must complete the full course and receive the completion certificate to be eligible

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +239 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Official transcripts
  • Proof of english language proficiency scores
  • Personal statement is required with the following guidelines:
    • It should be written in English
    • Maximum limit is between 1,000 and 4,000 characters or a maximum of 47 lines of text (including spaces and blank lines) 
    • It is strongly recommended to write the statement using a word-processing package such as MS-Word and then paste it in the space provided
    • Use italics, bold or underlining in the personal statement is restricted
  • A written recommendation from a teacher, adviser or professional who knows the applicant academically

Application Process:

  • Students need to complete the Pre-arrival study skills course before 06 October 2021. They must fully complete the course and receive the certificate of completion
  • Students will be automatically identified and be notified of the successful award via their Essex email as long as they meet the eligibility criteria listed above

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 Not Available
  • Deadline has passed

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

Contact email

Additional Information

  • This bursary may be held in conjunction with other University awards
  • The following students are not eligible for this award regardless of meeting the above criteria:
    • Students who complete the course on the 06 October 2021 or later
    • Students studying on University of Essex Online courses
    • Students who defer their offer to 2022-23 academic year
    • Students studying on East 15 courses
    • Students directly continuing from one course to another (for example from Foundation degree on to the final year of an honours degree)
    • Students progressing from the University of Essex International College
    • Students progressing from year 0 to year 1 of study in 2021-22

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