The University of Kent has a long tradition of welcoming international students and is glad to offer a number of scholarships for the Excellence Academic Scholarship for entry at undergraduate level for the 2018/19 academic year. Those scholarships are open to both domestic and overseas students.
The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury), abbreviated as UKC, is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965. Applicants must be pursuing undergraduate degree programmes for the September 2018 intake. Winners will receive a benefit of £2,000/year.
This scholarship is worth £2,000 a year, renewable on an annual basis (subject to good academic progress). It may be held in conjunction with a University bursary.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in all subjects.
Place of Study
At Kent University in UK.
Eligibility and Criteria: Applicants must
- Be entering the first year (Stage 1) of undergraduate degree study at the University of Kent’s Canterbury or Medway campus from September 2018,
- Have achieved the required grades for at least one of the qualifications specified below,
- Have not attained any qualification higher than those listed below (i.e. do not already hold an undergraduate degree),
- Have satisfied conditions of entry to the University of Kent.
How to apply
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 [email protected].
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.
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.
If you have any questions regarding the International Scholarships, then please contact [email protected].
There is no nationality restriction.
There is no separate application form to complete. If you have applied to the University of Kent and have attained the necessary grades, your scholarship will be confirmed by email in September 2017. For applying to the University of Kent, applicants will need to apply through UCAS, the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Service.
15th January(for the majority of courses).