Kennedy Scholarship

Kennedy Memorial Trust


Kennedy Scholarships are part of the British national memorial to the late President and offer fully-funded awards to British citizens who are also graduates of British universities for graduate study across the full range of programmes and schools at Harvard and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Other Criteria

In the same season, applications must be made online for the award and independently to the programme(s) & institution of choice. If not due to graduate immediately prior to studying in the US, graduate applicants must have spent 2 of the 7 years prior to 1st September in the year of award as undergraduates at a UK university. They must be normally resident in the UK and mainly educated there.


at least $79,000 average

You must be studying in one of the following countries:

United Kingdom


late October annually

You must be from one of the following countries:

United Kingdom

Number of Awards

up to 10 per year

You must be studying one of the following:


Host Institution

Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology


full tuition and health insurance fees paid direct to the university, a means-tested bursary for full living costs, a substantial contribution towards a return transatlantic fare UK-Boston. Also, an additional grant to fund vacation travel within the US at the end of the year can be applied for.

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