Scholarships to study or work in China

The University is advertising two £1,000 scholarships to support two current Stage 2 students interested in studying or completing a work placement in China.

The University has established this fund in recognition of a generous donation of £20,000 from University of Kent alumnus and former Acting Governor of Hong Kong, Sir David Akers-Jones.

The deadline to apply is Thursday 31st January – for more details about the scholarships and the application process, head to the entry on the University’s scholarships page:

If you would like more information about studying abroad, head to the University’s Go Abroad page. If you are considering a work placement, either in the UK or abroad, please feel free to get in touch with Jon Beer at

Chinese Government Scholarships – study in China in 2017/2018

The Chinese Government Scholarship 2017 is now open for applications. This scholarship is available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students to enable you to spend the 2017/18 academic year studying at a Chinese institution and learning Mandarin. The Chinese Embassy has provided eligibility criteria, and the deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 1st February.

The University is required to nominate students for this scholarship. If you would like to apply, email a short statement (no longer than 1 page in length), discussing how your would benefit from the scholarship and the opportunity to study in China, to by the deadline. Have a look at the eligibility criteria document for more details.