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Annual Fund postgraduate scholarships

Applications for 2017/18 entry are now closed.  The details below relate to applications for entry in the 2018/19 academic year.

Through the generous support of Kingston alumni to the Annual Fund, we offer approximately 20 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 reduction of £3,000 (full time) or £1,500 (part time) per year in fees for taught masters courses in the:

Selection criteria

To be considered, you must:

  • have already received an offer of a place to study at Kingston on an eligible course
  • be classed as 'home' for fees purposes
  • have a first-class honours in a previous degree, or high 2:1 with additional evidence of academic excellence

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

Unfortunately this scholarship is NOT available:

  • to students who have already started their postgraduate studies
  • for those classed as 'overseas' for fees purposes
  • for masters courses in the Faculties of Science, Engineering & Computing or Health, Social Care & Education
  • for students with previous degrees lower 2:1 or below
  • for PhD study, for Master's by Research, or for the MBA

Your application will be judged on:

  • your academic success to date as evidenced by certificates, transcripts, documented awards and your academic reference(s)
  • your academic potential, as evidenced by certificates, transcripts, documented awards and your academic reference(s)
  • your demonstration (in your personal statement in part 5 of the application form of the impact studying this course will have on your future and the wider world

How to apply

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 email your completed application and supporting documents to:

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 or on +44 (0)20 8417 3299.

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