Ros and Andrew Holden STEM Scholarship

Student working in the Bioscience lab

This STEM scholarship has been generously funded by Ros and Andrew Holden and will fund the tuition fees of a Kent-based widening participation student studying a first degree in any STEM subject for three years.

Applications are open to those applying for 4-year courses that include a Sandwich year, Placement Year or Year Abroad, but the award will only be applicable to the 3 years of study at the University campus and not the year away.

Scholarship value

Tuition Fees: £27,750 for UK students (£9,250 per year)

Maintenance Grant: £6,937.50 (£2,312.50 per year)

Total value of scholarship: £34,687.50 for the 3 year duration


All candidates eligible for the Ros and Andrew Holden Scholarship must:

  • have accepted an unconditional or firmly accepted a conditional offer from the University of Kent
  • be studying any STEM subject as a first degree
  • provide evidence of financial hardship
  • have lived and/or been educated in the historic boundaries of Kent for a minimum of four years.