The Graduate School is pleased to announce scholarships for 2019-2020 academic year. Scholarships are open to international students who plan to undertake a postgraduate research degree (MPhil/PhD) at King’s College London.
King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.
The level of English language, applicants are required to demonstrate is dependent upon the programme for which they have applied. The level of English required for each programme is denoted by a five-band system, each band corresponds to a level of English language competence.
- Application Deadline: January 11, 2019
- Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue postgraduate research degree (MPhil/PhD) at King’s College London.
- Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all the subjects offered by the university.
- Scholarship Award: Each Scholarship will provide funding to cover:
- The international/overseas tuition fee
- An annual stipend
- Research, Training and Support Grant/Bench fees, valued as follows:
– Wet Lab: £5,000 per annum
– Dry Lab: £2,500 per annum
– Clinical Research: £2,000 per annum
– Other (desk research): £1,000 per annum
- Number of Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available.
- Nationality: International Students
- Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
- Eligible Countries: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
- Entrance Requirements: Applicants must:
- Be due to commence an MPhil/PhD research degree programme in any Faculty at King’s College London during the 2019/20 academic year;
- Be classified as overseas fee status;
- Have submitted all the required application materials by the funding deadline (as instructed in the ‘Application Process’ section below)
- Students who will pay tuition fees at the Home/EU rate are not eligible
- Existing research degree students are not eligible to apply
- The scholarship cannot be held on a part-time basis
- Professional doctorate degrees are not eligible
- Distance learning programmes are not eligible
- Joint-degree programmes are not eligible
- The scholarship cannot commence prior to September/October 2019
*For Chinese students:
Please note that Chinese students are eligible to apply to King’s PGR International scholarships as well as King’s China Council Scholarships; however, they will not be considered for both schemes and therefore will need to decide at application stage whether they enter EITHER 1920-KCSC OR 1920-PGR-INT as the code in the Award Scheme Code or Name funding box. See the King’s China Scholarships guidelines for further details about this scheme.
- English Language Requirements: The level of English language, applicants are required to demonstrate is dependent upon the programme for which they have applied. The level of English required for each programme is denoted by a five-band system, each band corresponds to a level of English language competence.
How to Apply:
Applications will be invited from October 2018 and will close on Friday 11th January 2019 at 23:59 GMT sharp.
Please follow the instructions below.
Applicants who fail to apply as instructed below will not be eligible for consideration.
- 1) Apply to King’s College London for a research degree programme using the online admissions application (https://apply.kcl.ac.uk/)*
- 2) Ensure you tick the box and enter the code 1920-PGR-INT (please copy and paste this code exactly) at item 5 (Award Scheme Code or Name) on the funding part of the KCL Application Form
* PLEASE NOTE: students who have already applied for admissions, and those who previously applied but deferred entry to 2019/20, will be required update their application for 2018/19 with the code 1920-PGR-INT by the same deadline of 11 January 2019, 23:59 GMT.
*PLEASE BE AWARE that material from your admissions application will be extracted and used as part of the assessment/selection process; therefore, it is our expectation that your admissions application will be complete with supporting references and transcripts by the application deadline of 11 January 2019. It is your responsibility to ensure that this information is provided in time.