Next Generation Law Scholarship

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How to apply

Applicants must ensure that they do all of the following by the Scholarship deadline:

  • Submit an online application for admission to the PhD in Law and provide all relevant supporting documents
  • As part of the application, submit a clear and succinct research proposal (usually around 2000-2500 words), and a personal statement explaining the reasons for wishing to undertake the research degree (the ‘Reasons for Study’). Click here for the Kent Law School Informal Guide to Putting Together a Research Proposal
  • Complete the KLS Next Generation Doctoral Scholarship form, and email this to by the Scholarship deadline.

Please direct questions about the online PhD application process to  

Questions about the scholarship can be directed to 

For more information about the PhD programme or Scholarship schemes, please contact the Director of Postgraduate Research with responsibility for Admissions and Scholarships, Dr Julie McCandless ( ).