Postgraduate Scholarships and Loans

Postgraduate scholarships and bursaries

University of Kent awards

Templeman Scholarship - exclusively for Kent graduates

  • Offers tuition fees for one year.
  • Open to full-time taught Master's applicants who are Kent graduates.

Alumni Postgraduate Research Scholarship - exclusively for Kent graduates

  • Offers home-rate tuition fees plus maintenance award (£13,863 for 2014-15)
  • Open to full-time doctoral applicants who are Kent alumni.

Graduate School Scholarship - exclusively for Kent graduates

  • £1,000 tuition fee reduction (£500 over two years for part-time students).
  • Open to 2014 Kent graduates who are registered at Kent by 1 October 2014 for a self-funded postgraduate degree programme.

Loyalty discount - exclusively for Kent graduates

  • 10% discount on the first year of postgraduate tuition fees.
  • Open to alumni, siblings/children of alumni, husband and wife studying together for further degrees.

100 50th anniversary Research Scholarships

  • PhD scholarships offered at the standard UK Research Councils rate (£13,863 for 2014-15).
  • Applicants must hold a first or 2i hons degree / Masters at merit or distinction and meet other criteria.
  • Applicants must be eligible to register no later than 1 October 2014.
  • Open to applicants from any country. Please note that overseas students must have the appropriate documentation to evidence eligibility to work in the UK. Further information can be found here.
  • The scholarships are administered under the Graduate Teaching Assistantship Scheme. See below.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

  • Varies from a few hundred pounds to the standard UK Research Councils rate (£13,863 for 2014-15).
  • GTAs are employed to teach alongside their studies and must meet criteria specific to the academic school.
  • Open to applicants from any country subject to visa and residency requirements.

University of Kent at Paris Scholarship

  • £25,000 scholarship fund.
  • Applicants must hold a relevant first-class Bachelor's degree (or specified equivalent) and meet other criteria.
  • Open to UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants.

University of Kent at Rome Scholarship

  • Fee waiver and maintenance stipend of £13,590.
  • Applicants must hold a relevant first-class Bachelor's Degree (or specified equivalent) and meet other criteria.
  • Open to UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants.

Christine and Ian Bolt Scholarship

  • Open to full-time Kent postgraduate students whose research material is located in the USA.
  • Offers up to £10,000 (to include tuition fees) for one year in support of a sustained period of research in the USA.

The Dora Harvey Memorial Research Scholarship

  • Open to full-time UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants.
  • Covers tuition fees for a female Faculty of Social Sciences PhD student at the home/EU rate.

European jointly supervised PhDs (Cotutelle) Scholarship

  • Open to full-time EU (non UK) applicants of University of Kent jointly supervised PhDs (Cotutelle).
  • Offers 50% off tuition fees at the Home/EU rate for one year.

Gurkha Scholarship

  • Covers tuition fees for a programme of study.
  • Applicants must be (or be dependents of) serving or former members of Gurkha brigades located in Kent, and meet other criteria.
  • Open to full-time applicants from any country.

Santander Scholarship

  • Open to eligible students from Iberian or Latin American countries.
  • Offers £5,000 (for one year) towards a full-time taught or research Master’s degree at the University of Kent.

Music Performance Scholarship (Music at Kent website)

  • Up to £5,000 pa which includes provision for  instrumental/vocal tuition (up to £500 pa).
  • Applicants must meet a range of specified criteria.
  • Open to all new students from any country.
 

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Last Updated: 22/04/2014