Scholarships Merit-based
University of Kent

Foundation Programme Progression Scholarship

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3750 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


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Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


This scholarship is available for current Foundation Students studying within the International Programmes department only.

International Programmes has developed a range of scholarships to support our foundation students when progressing onto undergraduate study. These awards are part of Kent’s efforts to support excellence in academia and to reward student’s efforts in transitioning onto a degree via a foundation year. They are designed to help students to focus on their progression in the knowledge that excellent attendance and engagement throughout the Foundation Year/IFP will be rewarded alongside academic achievement.

Applicable programmes


These scholarships provide a £3,750 cash payment (via bank transfer), payable in three lump sums across the 2023-24 academic year. A total of 8 awards will be available under this scheme for entry in September 2023.


  • For students who have completed a Foundation course at Kent with International Programmes and are progressing onto an undergraduate degree at the University in September.
  • Paid in three equal termly instalments into the successful candidates' bank accounts.
  • Open to all Foundation Year and International Foundation Programme (IFP) students from International Programmes only (applicants must have studied the module FOUN0036 during the academic year).
  • Scholarships will be awarded based on a combination of student’s final academic grades, attendance and engagement on the Foundation Year/IFP, tutor references, and the strength of applicant’s essay
  • Successful applicants will be required to attend a presentation for foundation students during the spring term and commit to writing at least one blog post for International Programmes about their experience as a first year after completing the Foundation Year/IFP. Applicants may also be asked to submit a student testimonial to appear on the University of Kent website.

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Applications for the Foundation Programme Progression scholarship should be made directly to International Programmes via email.

You will need to have received a formal offer for your programme or have completed a Foundation Year as part of a four year degree in KBS, POLIR, Economics or KLS in order to submit a scholarship application.

In order to apply for this scholarship, you will need to submit the following documents:

500 Word Statement: “Please explain why you wish to continue your studies at the University of Kent and how the Foundation Year/IFP has helped you towards this goal.” Please attach your statement in Word or pdf format to your email, which must be sent using your University of Kent account. Please also include your current student ID as a part of your statement.

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