Alumni awards

Alumni awards

Kent graduates - take your ambition further and make a difference in tomorrow's world

Kent has over 100 awards for progressing Kent students with a First or 2.1 degree undertaking postgraduate study at any of our locations in the UK and Europe.

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The “Ambition” Scholarship for 2023 University of Kent graduates

Available to students progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate study at Kent, who have achieved at least a 2.1 in their undergraduate degree.

These scholarships provide £1,500 towards the cost of tuition fees for 40 UK students, and £3,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for 20 overseas students.

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The Widening Participation Ambition Scholarship for 2023 University of Kent graduates

Available for applicants progressing directly from undergraduate to postgraduate study at Kent.

This scholarship consists of £5,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for full-time UK students for entry in September 2023. (£2,500 per year will be available for part time UK students).

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The BAME in Higher Education Ambition Scholarship for 2023 University of Kent graduates

Available to current Kent undergraduates with a 2.1 or first class degree continuing to Master’s study at any of Kent’s locations (UK fee paying students)

£5,000 towards the cost of tuition fees for full-time UK students who identify as Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME). Kent understands, at times, that ‘BAME’ does not fully reflect the complexity or nuances of diversity within the UK. Here, we use ‘BAME’ to highlight racial identities critically underrepresented within Higher Education—a focus this scholarship is intended to address.

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Loyalty Discount for UK or Home Fee paying students - exclusively for Kent graduates

Available to Kent graduates who have spent a period of at least 12 months away following their undergraduate degree (non-direct entrants) and are progressing to postgraduate (taught) study. 

This scholarship is a fee discount of £1,500, awarded for the first year of registration only. For part-time students, the discount will be split equally over two years i.e. £750 per year for home fee paying students.

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Postgraduate Loyalty Award for MArch

Available for Kent undergraduate Architecture alumni who did not directly progress on to study the MArch.

Fixed award of £1,000 for home students and £3,000 for overseas students.

Stay on, stand out

Master your expertise within a familiar and supportive community. Kent’s postgraduate programmes are designed to help you sharpen your focus and take a step up in our career. You’ll build your skills and develop connections ready to take on tomorrow's world. Find out more on our dedicated page to see why you should #stayon and #standout.