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Annual Fund postgraduate scholarships

Through the generous support of Kingston alumni to the Annual Fund, we are able to offer approximately 20 postgraduate scholarships to progressing Kingston University undergraduate students (who are classified as 'home' students for fees purposes) for courses starting in September. The aim is to encourage academic excellence and allow talented graduates to continue to higher levels of learning and research.

The scholarship offers a £3,000* (full time) or £1,500* (part time) reduction in fees for taught masters courses in the:

Alternative scholarships are available for UK students and international students.

Other financial support is also available for postgraduate students.

* Please note that the Annual Fund scholarship cannot be combined with other Kingston University scholarships or discounts. Therefore, for those who are eligible for a 15% or 10% fee discount, the total discount they would receive for each year of their course, if awarded an Annual Fund postgraduate scholarship, would be £3,000 (full time courses) or £1,500 (part time courses).

Selection criteria

To be considered, you must:

  • have already received an offer of a place to study at Kingston on an eligible course
  • have completed an undergraduate degree at Kingston University in 2021 or be completing one in 2022
  • be classed as 'home' for fees purposes
  • have achieved, or expect to achieve, a 2:1 classification in your undergraduate degree.

Unfortunately this scholarship is NOT available:

  • to students who have already started their postgraduate studies
  • for those classed as 'overseas' for fees purposes
  • for courses in the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education
  • for students with degree outcomes 2:2 or below
  • for PhD study, for Masters 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 the application form) of the impact studying this course will have on your future and the wider world

How to apply

We will post information on the application process soon.

The deadline for entries will be 23:30 on Sunday 17 July 2022.

** Applications received after the deadline will not be considered for this application entry. **

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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