Call for Applications: Jean Byers Scholarship


Deadline: 21 June 2020


£5,000 - made up of a £1,000 maintenance allowance for 5 years

Jean Byers is a former teacher from the Simon Langton Grammar School for Girls and former Head of Barton Court School in Canterbury.  This scholarship is intended to support one Kent & Medway Medical School (KMMS) student on the basis of need with £1,000 per annum for five years.


Candidates must:

  • Have accepted an unconditional offer, or conditional offer, from Kent and Medway Medical School for its Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery course.
  • Provide evidence of financial hardship (which includes satisfying the eligibility requirements for a UCAT bursary, whether or not applied for, see

How to apply

Apply by submitting the following documents to (applications only) before the deadline:
  • A 500 word statement titled 'Why I am suitable for the Jean Byers Scholarship'.
  • Evidence as per application for a UCAT bursary (see (N.B. you may submit multiple pieces of evidence)
For further information and enquiries, please contact (enquiries only)