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University of Kent

Dartford Borough Council Scholarship

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5000 GBP
United Kingdom
30 Jun 2024
Application deadline


University of Kent stands for ambition, with their diverse community of staff and students committed to making a difference at regional, national and global level. It’s something they’re very proud of.


Scholarship type

Need based

Number of scholarships to award



£5,000 per annum

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


This scholarship is open to Kent and Medway Medical School applicants only.

The scholarship has been generously funded by Dartford Borough Council and is intended to support a single student with living expenses through each of their 5 years of study.

Applicable programmes


£25,000 - Made up of £5,000 per annum for 5 years


All candidates must:

  • Have accepted an unconditional or firmly accepted a conditional offer from the Kent and Medway Medical School to study Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery 
  • Provide evidence of financial hardship.  
  • Provide evidence of ongoing commitment to activities that benefit the community in Dartford or Kent 
  • Must be from Dartford Borough or must have previous evidenced Dartford Borough connections. Evidence could be birth, residence of immediate family at any time, or education (post primary) 

Priority for the Dartford Borough Council Scholarship will be given to candidates who:

  • Are the first person in family to go to University 

Scholarship requirements




United Kingdom



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

30 Jun 2024

Applications for this scholarship should be made via your applicant portal.

You will only be able to submit an application for this scholarship via your portal once you have received an offer from the Kent & Medway Medical School (KMMS).

In order be considered for this scholarship, you will need to submit: 

A 500 word statement titled 'Why I am suitable for the Dartford Borough Council Scholarship'. 

Written confirmation of benefit award/tax credit notice, in the name of the student (vulnerable or discretionary) or parent (discretionary).

Documents to support financial status such as: 16-19 Bursary, UCAT Bursary, benefits statement, P60 End of Year certificate or self-assessment or previous 3 months payslips for adults in the household. 

Evidence of having lived, worked or been educated in the area of Dartford Borough 

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