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Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex

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United Kingdom
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Application deadline


The University of Essex is a public research-intensive university, which is located in Essex, England, UK. It comprises three campuses, with its primary campus in Colchester. The primary campus is famous as the garden campus with large cosy greens and diverse species. The University was named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards in 2018. 



Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Full tuition waiver + £17,000 + Training Fund

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • other


There are two fully funded PhD positions, available in the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex, UK. You are free to select any research topics within his research interests and develop a research proposal outlining the research you will perform for pursuing the degree.


Applicable programmes


The scholarships cover the following:

Full-time PhD tuition fees for a student with oversees fee status (around £19,000 per annum)

A tax-free stipend of around £17,000 per year

Additional Training fund (around £2,000 total) for supporting training programme and conference attendance


  • You may apply for this scholarship with a bachelor's degree (or you will obtain the degree before October 2023) in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a relevant subject. It is preferred if you have a Master's degree. 

It would be much better if you have one or more of the following knowledge or skills. 

  • Machine learning / deep learning / artificial intelligence

  • Programming skills in Python or Matlab

  • Basic understanding of EEG signals

  • Excellent English writing

  • Knowledge of statistics 

  • Knowledge of signal processing

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required





Application deadline

Not specified

The expected starting month: October 2023

Check the website to see where to send the following materials:

A full CV (resume).

A short description of your ambition and future career plan (including why you want to pursue a PhD and what your plan is after graduation. No more than One page).

All degree transcripts.

Evidence of English language capability (Certificates).


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