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.

       
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
The Kent-Wates PhD Scholarship in Suicide Prevention Candidates must have excellent research potential and minimum of a 2:1 Undergraduate degree and a Master's with Distinction in public health, social policy or organisation studies. Tuition fees at the home rate and a maintenance grant of £15,609 for 2021/22
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. One award at International tuition fee rate, two awards at Home tuition fee rate, all with a stipend (2021/22 rate to be confirmed, 2020/21 rate was £15,285). 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

Self-funded students with a First Class degree (or equivalent). 

Awards up to £5,000 MSc
Course Director's Scholarship

Self-funded students with a First Class degree (or equivalent). 

Awards up to £2,000 MSc
Lisa Pan Marketing and Technology Scholarship

Self-funded students with a First Class degree who hold an offer to study MSc Marketing at Kent Business School for 2021 entry.

Award value of £11,100 MSc 
"Tomorrow's World" BAME in Higher Education Scholarship

Current Kent undergraduates with a 2:1 or first class degree continuing to Master's study at any of Kent's locations.

Award value of £3000 MSc
"Tomorrow's World" Excellence Scholarship

Current Kent undergraduates with a first class degree continuing to Master's study at any of Kent's locations.

Award value of £3000 MSc
"Tomorrow's World" Civic Mission Scholarship

For students with a first class honours degree from the University of Kent who can demonstrate how their Master's will enable them to contribute to communities in Kent and Medway during their further studies and in the future.

Award value of £3000 MSc

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.

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.

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