The fund provides two scholarships worth £1,000 each. Awarded to two students who wish to study at one of our partner institutions, or undertake a work placement, in Hong Kong or mainland China.
The University of Kent has established this fund in recognition of a generous donation of £20,000 from University of Kent alumnus and former Acting Governor of Hong Kong, Sir David Akers-Jones.
Open to all nationalities. Candidates must fulfil the following requirements:
Complete the application form and submit it by email to the Scholarships Unit by the scholarship deadline. The application form can be downloaded here: https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/David_Akers_Jones_Application_Form_2017-18.doc
As part of the application process you will need to submit an original essay of approximately 500 words explaining:
Why you need the award and how you will benefit from studying overseas
Save the essay as a Word document. At the top of the document, please include:
The scholarship will be awarded based on the information provided in the application form, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay.
The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates.
The deadline for this scholarship for 2018/19 has passed. Details for 2019/20 will be published here when available