Postgraduate funding

The university has a multi-million-pound scholarship fund 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.

Kent Business School Loyalty Award

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

Students who choose to continue their studies in the same year as they graduate with a postgraduate taught Master's programme run by Kent Business School can be considered for this award.

Students who achieve a first class honours degree will receive a £3,000 loyalty award, with students achieving a 2:1 honours degree receiving a £2,000 loyalty award. 

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 (2020/21), 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 £15,009 (2019/20 rate) PhD
Kent Business School Research Scholarship Candidates must demonstrate excellent research potential and will have a First or 2:1 Undergraduate degree, along with a Master's with Distinction, in a relevant subject. Three-year PhD studentship, which includes Home/EU tuition fees, and a stipend of £15,285 (2020/21 rate) 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
Kent MBA 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

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 30 April 2020 and pay the required £1,000 deposit by 31 May 2020 10% tuition fee discount MSc, MBA
Kent Business School Loyalty Award University of Kent 2020 undergraduate with a minimum 2:1 degree classification

1st = £3,000

2:1 = £2,000

MSc

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