Funded Scholarships are available for international students also at University of Kent, UK.
University of Kent is a semi-collegiate public research university in Kent, UK. The university consists of three faculties, humanities, sciences and social sciences, which are further sub-divided into 20 schools. Furthermore, the university is a research-led university with 24 schools and 40 specialist research centres spanning the sciences, technology, medical studies, the social sciences, arts and humanities. Moreover, the university has scores of 90% or higher for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey. Above all, the university is in 355th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
University of Kent receives a high number of applications from its students. Besides its excellent academics, the funding opportunities available at the university also play a vital role for its popularity. The university offers a range of scholarships to its incoming students despite their fee status. The scholarships at the university depend upon a number of factors, for instance, academic merit, financial need, region, faculty, and sports abilities. One of the high-awarding scholarships at the university is the International scholarships for undergraduate students. The scholarships is for full time undergraduate students at the university.
The scholarships are worth £8000 per year of study at the University of Kent, towards the cost of tuition fees.
To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship, a student should meet all of the conditions below:
- an application for an undergraduate degree course at the University of Kent, beginning in September;
- the applicant must have an offer of a place (conditional or unconditional) on a degree course;
- the applicant must be an overseas fee payer.
- 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.
Applications for the International Scholarship must be made via your applicant portal. 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.