For the academic year 2022-2023, the University of Kent is happy to offer the Kent-Lille Cotutelle PhD Scholarship to outstanding candidates in the United Kingdom. All international and domestic students are eligible to apply for this grant. Students with strong research potential as well as relevant academic credentials will be evaluated. A tuition fee and a stipend of £15,609 will be offered to selected PhD students. International students have a fantastic opportunity to receive the £4,500 – £15,609 scholarship.
The Institution of Kent is a semi-collegiate public research university that is working hard to strengthen its ties with Europe and expand its worldwide connections. In terms of research intensity, it is ranked 17th in the United Kingdom. It is a prestigious university with a distinguished faculty, high student satisfaction, and a reputation for world-class research. Students have access to all University resources, including all they need to have a good time as a student and succeed in their studies. It has been given Gold, the highest rating in the UK Government’s Teaching Quality Framework, as well as a worldwide reputation for excellence.
About the Scholarship:
The Institution of Kent (formerly known as the University of Kent at Canterbury) is a well-known semi-collegiate public research university in Kent, United Kingdom. It is known as a Beloff’s plate glass university, having been founded in 1965. Sponsors of the University of Kent submitted a proposal to the University Grants Committee in 1960 to establish a university in Canterbury. In 1962, an Interim Committee was formed in response to the proposal’s adoption, and the university was called. The university was granted its Royal Charter in 1965. The school began operations this year with only 500 students and 150 employees. The Duchess of Kent, Princess Marina, was named the university’s first chancellor. . The institution currently has six colleges and an academic structure that includes three academic centers and 18 academic schools. In the last eleven years, the university has earned two Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education. In Kent, the institution has three campuses. The Canterbury Campus, which is located in Parkland, houses six colleges, the Gulbenkian Arts Centre, the Templeman Library, and the Mandela Building. The campus is 300 acres in size and is conveniently connected to both the city center and London. It has outstanding academic, residential, and food services. The School of Continuing Education opened its doors in Tonbridge in 1982. It currently works with Kent Innovation and Enterprise as well as Kent Business School.
On the site of a former naval installation, the Medway Campus is located near the towns of Chatham and Rochester. The Dockyard Chatham and Pembroke campuses are separated by a fence. Drill Hall Library, professional practice and journalism centers, the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, the Student Hub social space, the Medway branches of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research and the School of Computing are all located in Pembroke. The Dockyard is home to the Centre for Music and Audio Technology as well as the Kent Business School Medway branch. In addition to Athens, Paris, Brussels, and Rome, the institution has centers in other European cities. Architecture, environment, arts, media, English, philosophy, social sciences, history, music, science, pharmacy, finance, sports, medical, law, journalism, psychology, anthropology, and economics are among the many postgraduate and undergraduate degree programs offered by the institution. There are about 20,100 students and around 2,000 academic members at the university. International students account for 16% of the student population. The faculty-to-student ratio at the university is 1:12. In 2015-16, the university’s nationally recognized Employability Points scheme was used by almost 6,700 students and 132 businesses. Kent has partnered with 388 institutions from all around the world. There are 160,000 alumni from 180 countries, including many well-known people. Gavin William James Esler is a well-known journalist, novelist, and TV host. Kazuo Ishiguro is an author of novels, short stories, and screenplays. Tom Wilkinson is a British actor who has appeared in films such as ‘Michael Clayton’ and ‘In the Bedroom.’ Alan Davies is a British actor, stand-up comedian, and writer best known for his performance in the BBC mystery thriller Jonathan Creek. Cloud Atlas and number9dream, two of David Mitchell’s novels, were nominated for the Booker Prize. Paul Telfer is a well-known actor who played Xander Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives. The university is home to a slew of other accomplished individuals.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Kent
Host Country(s): United Kingdom
Scholarship Worth: £15,609.
Study Level: Masters
Nationality: International Students
The University of Kent will charge the selected candidates tuition fees and a stipend of £4,500 – £15,609, which is the regular Research Council amount.
Eligibility for Scholarship
- Successful candidates will have a First or 2:1 undergraduate degree in addition to a Master’s degree with Merit or Distinction in a relevant subject and will have demonstrated exceptional research potential (current Masters Students can submit a partial transcript).
- Candidates must be analytical and statistically proficient (demonstrated within CV and cover letter).
- Applicants must have an IELTS test score of at least 7.0 overall. If an applicant is a citizen of a majority English-speaking country or has achieved a qualification equivalent to a UK Bachelor’s degree in a majority English-speaking country, this condition is waived.
- International/domestic/EU fee-paying students are welcome.
- The grant only covers domestic fees; international students are allowed to apply and bear the difference themselves.
- Scholarships are only provided in the form of cotutelle (dual award).
- Students must stay in Kent and Lille for at least 12 months.
- Home costs are available to EU students with established or pre-settled status.
The University of Kent-Lille cotutelle PhD scholarship in Open Innovation and Collaboration in Healthcare is open to all International Students
How to Apply: Students must first fill out an application for admission on the university’s website. Students must visit this page for information on how to apply for the scholarship.
– Supplementary Documents: Students must submit the following documents to the university:
- a description of your prior research
- a suggestion for study (usually between 1000-3000 words)
- two referees’ contact information
- demonstration of English proficiency, if applicable
– Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a First or 2:1 undergraduate degree in addition to a Master’s degree in a related subject with Merit or Distinction (current Masters Students can submit a partial transcript).
– English Language Competence Test Scores: Students must submit scores from the following English language proficiency tests:
- IELTS score of 6.5
- CAE/CPE – 176 points
- PTE –63 PTE –63 PTE –63 PTE
- TOEFL IBT (interactive) – 90
The application deadline for University of Kent-Lille cotutelle PhD scholarship in Open Innovation and Collaboration in Healthcare is February 27, 2022