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Postgraduate Research Bursary

Up to £12,500

A generous donation has been received by the University of Kent to help support a full-time research student (PhD) facing financial hardship.

This bursary will provide up to £12,500 towards tuition fees or maintenance costs for one year only, in the first instance


To be eligible candidates:
  • Must be registered full-time research students
  • Must be commencing years 2 or 3 of their PhD in the 2019/20 Academic year
  • Must be of good academic standing
  • Must be able to demonstrate need for the bursary 
UK, EU and overseas fee paying students are invited to apply.

How to apply

To request an application form, email Scholarships@kent.ac.uk with the subject 'Postgraduate Research Bursary' including the following information:
  • Your full name
  • Your University student ID number.
  • Applicants must be able to attend an interview panel in May 2019 ( Panel date will be confirmed closer to the deadline date )


The deadline for applications for 2019 has now passed. Full details for 2020 will be published here when available.

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