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University of Kent 2023/2024 GREAT Scholarship, UK

Why Kent?

The University of Kent. Where ambition puts global success in your reach. Kent offers inspiring teaching in safe and welcoming study locations in Canterbury and Medway. When you choose Kent, you’re choosing the perfect introduction to the world beyond. You’ll find a diverse community with students from over 152 countries.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), our reputation was confirmed as a world-leading research university across the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. This means that you’ll be joining a community that pushes boundaries, that is ambitious, innovative and intent on making a positive difference to people’s lives.

The University of Kent has nine GREAT Scholarships, each worth £10,000, available for the 2023-24 academic year.

  • China (one scholarship)
  • Ghana (one scholarship)
  • Kenya (one scholarship)
  • Malaysia (one scholarship
  • Pakistan (one scholarship)
  • Thailand (one scholarship)

Two scholarships are for master’s programmes related to climate change, for the following countries:

  • India (one scholarship)
  • Pakistan (one scholarship)

One scholarship is for a master’s programme related to justice and law for the following country:

  • Nigeria (one scholarship)

To find out more and apply, visit the University of Kent’s website.


How to Apply

Applications for the British Council GREAT scholarship should be made via your applicant portal. You will only be able to apply for the GREAT Scholarship once you have received an offer for your programme from the University of Kent.

In order to be considered for this award, you will need to submit the following:

  • an essay of no more than 500 words about a topic you have studied previously and why you found it interesting. This topic should be related to or have inspired you to apply for your chosen degree programme.

This document should be uploaded in word or pdf format only, other formats will be rejected.

  • If you have applied for a programme with the Medway School of Pharmacy, please email scholarships@kent.ac.uk.
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on the information provided on your application to the University of Kent, together with the clear thinking and motivation shown in the submitted essay.
  • Candidates will be informed of the outcome of this award by 30 June 2023.
  • The University of Kent reserves the right not to allocate the awards if the selection panel identifies no suitable candidates.
  • The British Council GREAT 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 GREAT Scholarships, then please contact international@kent.ac.uk.

Deadline: 28 April 2023, 23:59 BST


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