The Kingston Bursary and the Kingston University includes a first year bursary that is worth £2,000. It is open to students from the UK and the European Union who are eligible for student finance from the UK Government. They have to have taken out all the funding they are entitled to. UK students receive the money as a cash bursary or as a discount on university accommodation, if they are in university accommodation. EU students receive the award as an accommodation discount if they are in university accommodation, or as a fee discount. Scholarships of up to £1,500 are offered in subsequent years upon successful progression through the student’s course and grades.
Applicants should hold a firm offer to study at Kingston University. They should be on a course whose fee is more than £6,000, or they should be studying an integrated Foundation Year in Science, Engineering, and Computing with a fee of £4,600. Applicants must be eligible to receive student finance and have taken their full entitlement. This includes maintenance loans, grants, and tuition fee loans for UK students. It includes tuition fee loans for EU students. Candidates should have never studied at university level before. And neither of the student’s parents should hold a university level qualification. Candidates should also not be over 25 years old by the time of admission to the university.