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University of Essex Psychology Doctoral Scholarships in UK, 2020

The University of Essex is inviting applicants to apply for the Psychology Doctoral Scholarships. The funding program is open to UK, EU and international students.

The scholarship program is available to full-time students and also to part-time and modular students on a pro-rata basis for the academic year 2020-2021.

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The University of Essex is a British public research university in Colchester, Essex. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965.

Why at the University of Essex? The university gives candidates to support and one-to-one advice. It helps in enhancing your employability, directing you to exciting opportunities to develop skills, improve your CV and gain valuable experience.

Application deadline: January 20, 2020

Scholarship Description:

  • University or Organization: University of Essex
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue the PhD programme.
  • Scholarship Award: £15,000
  • Number of Scholarships: Not given
  • Nationality: UK, EU, and international students
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: UK, EU, and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Scholarships are awarded at the Department of Psychology.
  • Entrance Requirements: To be eligible, applicants must have to meet the following criteria:
    • You must hold an offer from the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex for a Ph.D., Integrated PhD or full-time Professional Doctorate (not MPhil, Doctor of Medicine,
      Masters by Dissertation or full-time Professional Doctorate),
    • Receipt of the scholarships is subject to applicants firmly accepting the offer of study, registering as students of the University of Essex, and meeting all conditions of the offer.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants first have made your formal application for PhD study. After that, they have to submit an application form available on the website.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.


The scholarship includes:

    • a doctoral stipend equivalent to the Research Councils UK National Minimum Doctoral Stipend (around £15,000)
    • a departmental allowance of approximately £500 per year
    • Proficio funding of £2,500 to invest in advanced skills training

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