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Postgraduate funding opportunities

Walton Scholarships

Two scholarships of £4,500 to be awarded annually by the Department of Theology & Religious Studies to full-time graduate students in the Department. The funds have been made available from the residuary estate of Miss E. R. Walton.

  • Open to full-time MA and MPhil/PhD students in the department
  • If you are eligible for AHRC (or equivalent) funding, you must also apply for funding from such sources if applying for the Walton Scholarship

Details

  • The aims of the Scholarships are to assist students of excellent academic calibre to continue their training beyond a first or masters degree and to attract high quality applicants to undertake MA programmes or to undertake or continue research MPhil/PhD programmes at King's College London within the Department of Theology & Religious Studies.
  • The Scholarships will be awarded after open competition, and will be open to intending full time MA or research MPhil/PhD students to be registered in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies, and/or to current full time research MPhil/PhD students registered in the Department of Theology & Religious Studies.
  • If eligible, applicants must have applied to the AHRC (or appropriate Research Council) for funding to study at King's College London by the appropriate deadline.
  • The Scholarships will be tenable for one year of full-time study. Successful applicants will be awarded the scholarship for one year and one year only except in exceptional circumstances.
  • As a condition of acceptance of the award, successful applicants will be required to complete a final report at the conclusion of the studentship.

Application procedure

  • All applicants must complete the application form which must be submitted electronically to trs@kcl.ac.uk with “Walton” and the current academic year, written in the subject line of the email.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the academic referee nominated in the application form submit their electronic references to the Department of Theology & Religious Studies by the deadline of 01 May of the current academic year.
  • It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the electronic application form reaches the Department of Theology & Religious Studies by the deadline of 01 May of the current academic year.  Please note that applications can only be submitted from 01 April of the current academic year.

Selection procedure

  • The allocation of Scholarships will be made by the Postgraduate and Research Committee (PARC) of the Department of Theology & Religious Studies at a meeting to be held as soon as practicable after the deadline.
  • Candidates will be notified as soon as possible after the meeting of the decision of the Committee, which will be final.

Contact

Further details can be obtained from trs@kcl.ac.uk

Application form

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