Keele International Student Scholarship (KISS)

2018 Entry

The Keele International Student Scholarship for postgraduate students is worth £3000 deducted from the cost of your tuition fees. Last year our successful applicants came from a variety of countries including China, India, Nigeria, South Africa and Vietnam and they applied for a diverse range of courses including Biomedical Blood Sciences; Finance and Management; Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice; and International Relations.


The Scholarships are awarded to students applying for a full-time one-year taught masters who can demonstrate excellence in at least two of the following areas:

  • Academic qualifications,
  • English Language ability,
  • Understanding of the course and motivation to study at Keele,
  • Extra-curricular or work experience

This award is for international fee payers only and can not be combined with any other University funded scholarship or bursary which is intended for international fee paying students. In cases where an applicant is eligible for more than one award, the highest value award will be applied.


Please note that this scholarship cannot be combined with any other Keele scholarship. In cases where an application is awarded more than one Keele scholarship, the highest value will apply.

PhD and MPhil applicants are not eligible for this scholarship.

This award can only apply to full-time students.

How to apply

To apply for the KIS Scholarship you must have applied to Keele and been offered a place to study here. You must then complete a separate application form (download KISS Application Form using the link below) Applications must have been received and processed before the start of academic year for which the application is made. KISS Scholarships cannot be awarded to students who have already started their degree at Keele.

The International Scholarships Panel, which consists of Academic and International Office staff, will consider applications on a monthly basis. Only one application may be made and any applications made after the relevant deadline will be considered on a case by case basis. The Panel’s decision is final.