May 6, 2016

University of Kent International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students Worldwide

International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate (bachelors)
Provider: University of Kent
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Kent in the UK offers the International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students targeted to all qualified undergraduates around the world for entry to study an undergraduate level degree programme at the university.

The University has a long tradition of welcoming international students from around the world, and is pleased to be able to offer a number of these scholarships at undergraduate level, which will be worth £5000 towards the cost of successful applicants' tuition fees.

Application is open for all international students to compete for the International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students, and only nationals of countries paying international fees can apply.

International Scholarships for Undergraduate Students at University of Kent

To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship, all of the conditions below must have been satisfied:
  • an application must have been made for an undergraduate degree course at the University of Kent;
  • the applicant must have received an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional) on a degree course;
  • the University must have received confirmation of the applicant’s firm acceptance of the offer by the deadline date
    • Students who choose Kent as their insurance place will not be eligible for the Scholarship.
Please note:
Current students are not eligible to apply for the International Scholarship. This scholarship is only open to new students, who satisfy the above criteria.

Selection Criteria:
Scholarships will be awarded based on the information provided on your UCAS form, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT UK and EU)

Participating Institutions
University of Kent, Kent, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Undergraduate Bachelors level courses offered by the university

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship grant will be applied to the cost of your tuition fees for up to three years of the period of your study

Scholarship benefits
The scholarships are worth £5000 per year of study at the University of Kent towards the cost of tuition fees

Method of Application
Applications for the International Scholarship must be made via your applicant portal. Once logged in, click on My Scholarships and Bursaries. 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.
As part of your application you will need to upload an essay, which should be submitted as either a Word or PDF document. For this essay, please write no more than 750 words on a topic about which you are passionate and which is relevant to your selected degree programme.

If you have applied for a programme with the Medway School of Pharmacy, please email international{at}

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this scholarship, and also to access the application portal.

The deadline to apply for the 2016-17 academic year is 31 May 2016

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 terms and conditions which will be provided to successful candidates at the point of award.

The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury, abbreviated as Cantuar) is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965, with a rural campus north of Canterbury, as well as additional sites in Medway and Tonbridge in Kent and European postgraduate centres in Brussels, Athens and Paris.

In 2014 the university was ranked 80 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in Top 100 Universities Under 50 Years. The most recent Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2016: 2016 Best World Universities Ranking.

Application Deadline: 31 May 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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