Postgraduate funding

The university has a scholarship fund of over £9 million to support our taught and research students.

Scholarships and funding

In addition to the University-wide scholarships on offer, Kent Business School is delighted to be able to offer a range of support to our taught and research students.

Learn more about our scholarships and funding


Scholarships

Kent Business School supports outstanding UK, EU and international postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students who can make an exceptional contribution.

Name Eligibility Value Study Level
ESRC SeNSS Studentship Candidates must have qualifications/experience equal to the standard of a good honours degree at a first or upper second class level from a UK academic research organisation Maintenance grant of £14,777 (2018/19), tuition fees at the home/EU rate and access to further research funding PhD
Kent Business School International Research Scholarship Kent Business School International Research Scholarships are awarded to students with excellent research potential Three-year PhD studentship, which includes Overseas tuition fees, and a stipend of £14,777 per annum PhD
Kent MBA Leaders in Sustainability Scholarship Self-funded students who hold an offer to study the Kent MBA 50% of Tuition Fee MBA
Kent MBA SME Entrepreneur & Innovator Scholarship Self-funded students who hold an offer to study the Kent MBA 50% of Tuition Fee MBA
KBS Women in Leadership Scholarship Self-funded students who hold an offer to study the Kent MBA 50% of Tuition Fee MBA
Kent Business School Excellence Scholarship Students with a First Class degree (or equivalent). Students with a borderline 2:1/1st degree will also be considered. Awards up to £5,000 MSc
Programme Director's Scholarship Students with a First Class degree (or equivalent). Students with a borderline 2:1/1st degree will also be considered. Awards up to £2,000 MSc, MBA
Vice Chancellor Research Scholarship

Candidates must hold a good Honours degree (First or 2i) or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent

£14,777 (2018/19 rate) plus Home/EU fees 

PhD


Bursaries

Kent Business School offers its own bursary scheme that aims to support our postgraduate students in need of financial support during their studies. Our bursaries are non-repayable and are awarded based on circumstance.

Name Eligibility Value Study Level
Kent Business School Hardship Bursary Home/EU & International Students, decisions based on financial hardship Awards up to £3,000 MSc, MBA

Discounts

Kent Business School rewards applicants who apply early and accept early for a postgraduate taught programme, with a 10% Early Bird discount on tuition fees.

Kent Business School is pleased to offer the opportunity to current undergraduate students from the University of Kent who choose to continue their studies in the same year as they graduate by taking up a postgraduate taught Master’s programme run by the Kent Business School.

Name Eligibility Value Study Level
Kent Business School Early Bird Discount Applicants must apply before 31 March 2019 and pay the required £1,000 deposit by 30 April 2019 10% tuition fee discount MSc, MBA

Kent Business School Loyalty Award

University of Kent 2019 undergraduate with a minimum 2:1 degree classification

First = £3,000
2:1 = £2,000

MSc

 

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