Postgraduate Scholarships and Loans

Postgraduate scholarships and funding

University of Kent awards

University of Kent Postgraduate Support Scheme

  • 215 postgraduate bursaries of £10,000 each for students admitted to a taught Master's degree programme at Kent in September 2015.
  • Contributes to the cost of tuition fees for the Master’s degree and any associated University charges (ie accommodation fees) with any balance awarded as a maintenance grant.
  • Students must register for a taught Master’s degree programme at Kent, ie an award of LLM, MA, MSc in September 2015.
  • Bursaries are available for full or part-time study (over a maximum of two years) for "Home" fee paying students only.
  • Non-repayable.

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 (£14,057 for 2015-16)
  • 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 2015 Kent graduates who are registered at Kent by 1 October 2015 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 (£14,057 for 2015-16).
  • 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 2015.
  • 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.

Eastern Academic Research Consortium awards

  • Kent will be offering PhD Scholarships in 2015 as part of the newly launched Eastern Academic Research Consortium.
  • Interdisciplinary research areas in Digital Humanities, Quantitative Social Sciences and Environmental Science/Systems Biology.
  • The deadline for PGR applications from candidates who wish to be considered for Eastern ARC funding is Friday 30th January 2015.

Medway Community Scholarships

  • £1,000 financial support, and advice, training and guidance to help you deliver your project
  • Recipients of other scholarships may still be eligible for a Medway community scholarship if they meet the award criteria.
  • Open to all applicants registered or due to register at Medway.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships

  • Varies from a few hundred pounds to the standard UK Research Councils rate (£14,057 for 2015-16).
  • 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 should be on track for a first-class Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject (or specified equivalent) and meet other criteria.
  • Open to UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants.

Brussels School of International Studies

  •  €110,000 scholarship fund, usually awarded in the form of a 50% fee waiver
  •  Applicants should hold a good upper second class degree in a relevant subject
  •  Open to UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants

University of Kent at Rome Scholarship

  • £18,000 scholarship fund.
  • Applicants should be on track for a first-class Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject (or specified equivalent) and meet other criteria.
  • Open to UK, EU and overseas fee-paying applicants.

University of Kent at Athens

  • The University awards various scholarships each year to MA Heritage Management students on the basis of academic merit.
  • Candidates must hold a first-class honours degree and have already been offered a place on the programme.
  • 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.

2014 Army Medical Services

  • £2,500 per annum
  • Applicants must be studying on one of four specific programmes of study
  • Open to full-time applicants.

Sports Scholarships (Kent Sports website)

  • Financial support of between £250 - £5,000 pa, plus other benefits including free sports membership.
  • Applicants must be competitors of any sport at (at least) county level or equivalent and meet other criteria.
  • Open to applicants from any country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 27/02/2015