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University of Essex Women of the Future Scholarships for International Students 2017/2018


Essex has a proud tradition of educating amazing women. Our Women of the Future Scholarships have been created to support bright and inspirational women from across the globe. Thirty scholarships are available to equip women from around the world with the skills and knowledge needed to empower them to become leaders and drivers of change.

Application Deadline: 31st May 2017

Eligible Countries: All

To be taken at (country): UK

About the Award: Each scholarship, which will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, is worth £20,000 and will be available to non-UK women for taught Masters study at Essex for 2017-18 and will cover tuition fees and a stipend.

Scholarships will be for any area of study, except two of the awards (supported by the Edge Foundation) will be allocated to students studying in our Department of Sociology.

For six of the awards (supported by Santander Universities), preference will be given to applicants from the following countries, Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, USA, UAE and Uruguay.

Type: Masters taught

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a self-funded female EU or International fee paying (fee status) applicant (please note, recipients of government student loans are considered to be self-funded)
  • be ordinarily resident in a country other than the United Kingdom
  • hold an offer of admission from our Graduate Admissions Office for a full time masters programme in any subject commencing in October 2017 by the closing date for the scholarship; the offer can be unconditional or conditional. Graduate Diplomas, PG Certificates and PG Diplomas are excluded from this award

Selection Criteria: The scholarship, will be awarded on the basis of academic merit

Number of Awards: 30

Value of Program: £20,000. Scholarship will cover tuition fees and a stipend.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, all applicants must:

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Award Provider: University of Essex

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