The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury, abbreviated as UKC or Cantuar. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in KentUnited Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is recognised as a Beloff’s plate glass university. It is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development, Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Through NCKU program named NCUK anniversary Scholarships, it rewards academic excellence and is worth £5,000 per year towards the cost of overseas fees. Both undergraduate and postgraduate taught students are eligible to apply.

Benefit:

£5,000 per year

Eligibility:

To be eligible for consideration for Undergraduate NCUK Anniversary Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • The successful applicant will be a new student entering directly to the University of Kent in September 2017 from an NCUK institution and undertaking a degree in Business, Law or Mathematics.
  • Applicants must have an academic score of AAA, EAP 70 and submit an essay in response to the question detailed below (see ‘How to apply’).
  • Only self-funding applicants who are classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes will be considered;
  • Deferred applicants will not be considered;
  • The successful applicant must have received a conditional offer of a place on the degree course and the University must have received confirmation of the firm acceptance of the offer before 31 May.

To be eligible for consideration for Postgraduate NCUK Anniversary Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • The successful applicant will be a new student entering directly to the University of Kent in September 2017 from an NCUK institution and undertaking a degree in Business, Law or Mathematics.
  • Applicants must have an academic score of 70% in Research Methods, EAP 70 and submit an essay in response to the question detailed below.
  • Only self-funding applicants who are classified as overseas for tuition fee purposes will be considered;
  • Deferred applicants will not be considered;
  • The successful applicant must have received a conditional offer of a place on the degree course and the University must have received confirmation of the firm acceptance of the offer before 31 May.

How to apply

To apply for the undergraduate or postgraduate scholarship, please:

  • Write no more than 750 words on a topic about which you are passionate and which is relevant to your selected degree programme.
  • Send this essay to your NCUK Officer, with the subject line ‘Application for University of Kent NCUK Anniversary scholarship’. The deadline to apply is

Deadline:

31 May 2017.

See more: https://www.kent.ac.uk/internationalstudent/NCUKscholarship.html