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Annual Fund postgraduate scholarships

Through the generous support of Kingston alumni to the Annual Fund, we offer over 25 postgraduate scholarships to UK and EU students (classified as 'home' students for fees purposes) each year.  The aim is to encourage academic excellence and allow talented young graduates to continue to higher levels of learning and research.

The scholarship offers a 50% reduction in fees, up to a value of £3,000, on one-year full-time, or two-year part-time masters courses in the:

Selection criteria

You need:

  • a first-class honours in previous degree, or high 2:1 with additional evidence of academic excellence;
  • a strongly supported academic reference as to why you deserve this scholarship;
  • to be classed as 'home' for fees purpose; and
  • to have already received an offer of a place to study at Kingston.

Please note that financial need is not a consideration that will be taken into account.

Unfortunately this scholarship is NOT available:

  • to courses with a January start date or to students who have already started their postgraduate studies.
  • for PhD study or masters courses in the Faculties of Science, Engineering & Computing or Health, Social Care & Education
  • for international students
  • for students with previous degrees lower 2:1 or below

How to apply

Full and complete applications should be sent by 11.00pm on 15 May 2017 (with the following documents):

N.B.  If your institution offers the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) instead of an academic transcript, you will need to provide access to your electronic record.

Please post or email your completed application and supporting documents to:

  • Annual Fund postgraduate scholarship scheme

    Sarah Duncan
    Development, Alumni Relations & Events
    Kingston University
    River House
    53-57 High Street
    Kingston upon Thames
    KT1 1LQ
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3299

We will notify successful and unsuccessful applicants by email on or after 22 May 2017. Additional scholarships will be available for students who do not receive their offer letter by 15 May 2017.  These will be limited in number and will be awarded in August 2017.

Further information

Please note that Kingston University reserves the right to withdraw or amend a scholarship without prior notification. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability.

If you have any questions about the application and selection procedure, please read our FAQs or contact us at

* Kingston University alumni may be eligible for a 10% alumni discount on their postgraduate fees. Please note that the value of the scholarship will be applied after this discount has been taken into account.

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