Turn your ambition into achievement with the help of the Hans Rausing international awards program offered by King’s College London. The funding program is open for the year 2021/2022.
The studentships are available to students from overseas, the EU and the UK (with no restrictions regarding nationality) to study history of science and technology at Masters and PhD-level at the Centre
Nice funding opportunity for international students in the UK.
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Application Deadline: March 15, 2021
- University or Organization: King’s College London
- Department: Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
- Course Level: Masters and PhD-level
- Award: Tuition fee plus stipend
- Number of Awards: 3+
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: Students from overseas
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: All nationalities
- Eligible Course or Subjects: History Research MPhil/PhD offered by King’s College London.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
- A one-plus-three year award (“1+3 award”), which funds the student to take one of the KCL MA History programmes, with progression to doctoral study at CHoSTM subject to the satisfactory completion of the MA; or
- A three-year award (“+3 award”), to fund doctoral study only, for students who already have a Master’s degree in the history of science, technology, or medicine (HSTM), or a Master’s degree in History or related humanity or social science field with an HSTM taught component or HSTM research experience.
- Applicants should have an exceptional academic track record and outstanding research potential in the history of science and technology.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: If you want to grab this opportunity, then you must be recommended to take admission at King’s College London.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit with their electronic application a sample of written work, a brief personal statement of academic interests and reasons for undertaking doctoral research, and a research proposal. The research proposal should be around 1,000-1,500 words plus bibliography and should outline the historical questions being addressed and their significance, relevant historiography, and sources.
- Admission Requirements: Aspirants must have to check the entry requirements of the King’s College London.
- Language Requirement: Applicants must have IELTS (6.5) or equivalent TOEFL 583 with minimum 53 in all skills.
King’s College London will provide the award covers fees (at home or overseas rates) and a maintenance grant equivalent to that offered by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for the duration of the award