Application is now open for the University of Kent International Scholarships Taught Masters Students. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About the University of Kent and Scholarship
The University of Kent, previously known as the University of Kent at Canterbury and abbreviated as UKC, is a semi-collegiate public research university located in Kent, United Kingdom. It was formally granted its royal charter on January 4, 1965, with the inaugural installation of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, as the first Chancellor occurring the following year.
The university’s primary campus is situated to the north of Canterbury and spans 300 acres (approximately 120 hectares) of parkland. This campus accommodates over 6,000 students. Additionally, the university maintains campuses in Medway and Tonbridge in Kent, and it extends its presence internationally with postgraduate centers in European cities like Brussels, Athens, Rome, and Paris. The University of Kent takes pride in its international character, with a diverse student body representing 158 different nationalities. Notably, 41% of its academic and research staff originate from countries outside the United Kingdom. The university is an active member of the Santander Network of European universities, which promotes social and economic development.
The University of Kent has a well-established tradition of welcoming students from around the world and is pleased to offer scholarships for those seeking to pursue taught master’s programs. These scholarships are valued at £3,000, providing support towards tuition fees for one year. They are available to applicants from any country who are subject to overseas fees and intend to commence their studies in January 2024.
Details about University of Kent International Scholarships Taught Masters Students:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Kent, UK
Scholarship Value: Partial Funding £3,000
Number of awards: N/A
Study level: Masters
Host Institution(s): University of Kent, UK
Eligibility Criteria for University of Kent International Scholarships Taught Masters Students
Applicants are advised to meet the following conditions to be qualified for University of Kent International Scholarships Taught Masters Students:
- The student should apply to the University of Kent (any study location would do) for a taught postgraduate degree program beginning in January 2024.
- The status of the applicant as a foreign fee payer must have been established.
- The candidate needed to have accepted an unconditional offer by the scholarship deadline.
- Just overseas students who pay fees are eligible for this award, therefore please be advised of that. For January 2024, EU students who are eligible for the special EU fee rate are not eligible for this award.
- The applicant has to send in the necessary supporting documentation with their application.
- A 500-word personal essay explaining “why you feel you should be awarded the scholarship and how you might support Kent in its efforts as a global institution” should be submitted.
The university is pleased to carry on its long-standing custom of welcoming foreign students from all over the world by offering several scholarships for admittance at the taught master’s level. The scholarships are worth £3,000 toward the cost of tuition for a year and are open to nationals of any country paying foreign fees and beginning a program in January 2024.
Application Process for University of Kent International Scholarships Taught Masters Students
Applications for the International Scholarship must be made via your applicant portal. Once logged in, click on the applications tab, and select your submitted application. Click on the funding button. You will then see a list of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for. You will be able to apply for the International Scholarship once you have received an offer. Click on Apply and follow the steps to submit your application.
Scholarships will be shortlisted based on academic achievement to date. Final decisions will also take into consideration your full program application including your statement and any references received.
The final recruitment and selection panel(s) will take place in the week commencing 11 December 2023. Applicants will be notified of the final decision shortly thereafter. If successful, the scholarship offer must be accepted within 2 weeks of award.
The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates. The International Scholarship is subject to full University of Kent Scholarship Terms and Conditions, which will be provided to successful candidates at the point of award. If you have any questions regarding the International Scholarships, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Submission Deadline is: November 17, 2023