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KESS partnership projects

KESS Richard Williams

The Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) is a major European Convergence programme led by Bangor University on behalf of the Welsh higher education sector. KESS offers collaborative research projects (Research Masters and PhD) linked with a local company partner, with scholarships supported by European Social Funding across Wales. For more information about the KESS program, head to their website 

Tenovus Cancer Care is an eligible KESS company partner.

To see our currently supported KESS Studentships, click here.

We’re keen to be an active partner on studentships, and will prioritise projects which will help us meet our charity aims. We currently consider expressions of interest from potential academic partners across Wales only.

We are also interested in projects that support our work. These include:


Current Funding Opportunities


How do I apply?

To meet the KESS II spring 2018 deadline for projects starting October 2018, we’d like to invite expressions of interest by Monday Feb 26th, with decisions in April.

Download an expression of interest form here and send your completed form to

Once we have given a partnering commitment, it is the responsibility of the academic partner to apply to the KESS II programme through their host university.

If you have a potential project you’d like to discuss, or any questions, just give us a call on 029 2076 8874 or email us at