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The University of Kent, Paris Taught MA Scholarship Fund

Total fund of £25,000

The University of Kent, Paris is pleased to announce a scholarship fund worth £25,000 for taught Master’s students studying during the academic year 2017/18.

Please find below the conditions and criteria of the scholarship fund and how to apply.


  • The scholarship fund is open to applicants who have been offered a place on any of the Kent, Paris MA programmes for the academic year starting in September 2017, whether split-site (Canterbury and Paris) or Paris only.
  • It is open only to applicants intending to study full-time.
  • UK, EU and overseas fee paying students are all eligible.
  • Candidates will be assessed on academic excellence, and will usually hold by July 2017 a first-class Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, or hold by July 2017 an equivalent non-UK qualification or a Master’s degree at merit or distinction in a relevant subject or equivalent.
  • Paris Scholarships to the value of £5,000 will be awarded to outstanding applicants able to demonstrate a high level of academic achievement, clear intellectual ambition and the potential to make a strong contribution to their chosen MA programme.

How to apply

  • Candidates must have received a conditional or unconditional offer of a place on one of the Kent, Paris programmes.
  • Candidates must send a letter of motivation, not exceeding 500 words, stating why they wish to join their chosen Kent, Paris MA programme and how this fits into their longer term plans.
  • The letter of motivation should be saved with the following file name: “FirstnameSURNAME_application number_letter of motivation”, for example: CatherineWOOD_123456789_letter of motivation.doc
  • The letter should be addressed to the Academic Director of Paris programmes and sent by email to paris@kent.ac.uk with the subject line: “Scholarship application Firstname SURNAME application number”, for example: Scholarship application Catherine WOOD 123456789.
  • The opening date for accepting applications is Monday 3 April 2017. Please do not send scholarship applications before this date.


31 May 2017

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