£3,000 Scholarship Opportunity for Taught Masters Students at University of Kent

Deadline: Round 1: 31st March 2021 23:59 GMT || Round 2: 31st May 2021 23:59 GMT

University of Kent

From a university started with some 500 students and 150 staff on a greenfield (and rather muddy) site, the University of Kent has grown today into an institution of over 19,000 students and over 3,000 staff. Consistent top 20 positions in major league tables and two Queen’s Anniversary Prizes reinforce its enviable reputation for the quality and distinctiveness of its academic activities and locations.  With campuses at Canterbury and Medway and centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome, Kent is “the UK’s European university”.

Scholarship value



Round 1: 31st March 2021 23:59 GMT
Round 2: 31st May 2021 23:59 GMT


Applicants for this scholarship will need to demonstrate the

  • Hold or be due to receive a UK First Class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification.
  • Submitted a formal application to the University of Kent for your chosen taught Master’s programme of study.
  • Received a conditional or an unconditional offer for their programme from the University of Kent, due to start in September 2021.
  • The University must have received confirmation of the applicant’s acceptance of their offer.

Please note this scholarship is available to overseas fee-paying students only. EU students made an offer with the lower EU fee-rate for September 2021 are not eligible for this award.

Further details

The University has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world and is pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships for entry at taught master’s level.

There are a total of up to 20 awards available which will be paid towards the cost of tuition fees and are offered to nationals of any country paying overseas fees.

There are two entry points for this scholarship. Applicants unable to submit an application or are unsuccessful in Round 1 of scholarships are encouraged to submit again in Round 2.

How to apply

In order be considered for this scholarship, you will need to submit:

  • A personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining:
    “why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship and how you might support Kent in its efforts as a global institution.”

This document should be uploaded in word or pdf format only, other formats will be rejected.

Scholarships will be shortlisted based on academic achievement to date. Final decisions will also take into consideration your full programme application and the statement provided.

The final recruitment and selection panel(s) will take place on the following dates:

  • Round 1: Week Commencing 26 April 2021
  • Round 2: Week Commencing 21 June 2021

Applicants will be notified of the final decision shortly thereafter. If successful, scholarship offer must be accepted within 4 weeks of award.

The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates.

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