Postgraduate scholarships and funding

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Master's loans

Eligible students can borrow up to £10,906 (2019/20). For taught and research Master's programmes, including LLM, MBA, MFA, MRES.

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Doctoral loans

Eligible students can borrow up to £25,700 (2019/20). For programmes including PhD/DPhil, EdD, EngD and integrated doctoral programmes. 

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American loans

The University of Kent administers loans and funding for students from the United States, including US Direct Loans (utilising FAFSA), private loans, Veteran (GI Bill) Benefits, and Americorps benefits.

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Canadian loans

The Canada Student Loans Program provides repayable loans and non-repayable grants to help Canadian students pay for their post-secondary education.    

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Research Council funding

The UK Research Councils support postgraduate training and research through the awarding of valuable scholarships.

These awards are highly competitive and candidates must apply via the University and meet strict deadlines. See the relevant scholarship pages for details.