University of Kent International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students Worldwide

International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: University of Kent
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The University of Kent UK offers the International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students to all qualified graduate scholars from around the world for entry to study a taught master’s 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 these scholarships which will be worth £5000 (for one year of study) towards the cost of tuition fees.

The school welcomes all international students to compete for the International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students, and only nationals of countries paying international fees can apply.

University of Kent International Scholarships for Taught Masters Students

Applicants for postgraduate taught study at the University of Kent may ask to be considered for one of the University’s International Scholarships.

In order to be eligible for consideration for a scholarship, all of the conditions 1 to 3 below must have been satisfied:
  1. an application must have been made for a degree course at the University of Kent.
  2. the applicant must have received an unconditional offer of a place on such a degree course.
  3. the University must have received confirmation of the applicant’s acceptance of the offer.
    • 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 application documentation, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay.

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

Participating Institutions
University of Kent, UK

Fields of study
All graduate taught masters level courses offered by the University of Kent

Number of awards
A number of grants will be awarded. The particular number of grants has not been specified by the provider i.e. University of Kent

Sponsorship duration
The sponsorship is awarded for a ONE YEAR period

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship is worth £5000 applied towards the cost of tuition fees

Method of Application
Applications for the International Scholarships 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. 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.

All applications must be submitted by the deadline date of 31 May 2016

The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates. Candidates will be informed whether or not they have been successful by August 2016.

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. It has 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. See the most current 2016 Best World Universities Ranking.

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

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