Postgraduate funding

Canadian Friends Award for Master's Students (CAN)

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
  • Applicants MUST:
    • Be due to commence a full-time postgraduate Master’s programme at King’s College London in the 2016/17 academic year;
    • Be permanent residents of Canada at the time of application and be domiciled within Canada for the last 3 years, for purposes other than education;
    • Be liable to pay tuition fees at the international/overseas (higher) rate;
    • Complete and submit the required application documentation by the stated funding deadline (see below);
    • Fulfil the relevant entry requirements set by King’s College London;

    Please note that:
    • Students who are already registered on the respective postgraduate programme are not eligible to apply;
    • This award offers a one-off payment only;
    • These scholarships cannot be held on a part-time basis;
    • Applicants are expected to possess/attain a first class or very good upper second class (2:1) honours degree for their undergraduate qualification;
    • As the award provides partial funding only, applicants must be able to confirm that they have the means to support any outstanding fees/costs not covered by this scheme, i.e. through other funding awards or self-funding;
    • The successful candidate will be required to submit a thank you letter to the donor for their generosity.
  • Applicable subjects
    All Subjects

Application details

Applications may be submitted
16-Dec-2015 until 31-Mar-2016

Information about the funding
The Canadian Friends Award for Master’s Students (CAN) provides support to a student with Canadian residency who intends to undertake a 1 year full-time Masters course at King's College London for the 2016-17 academic session. Candidates must be Canadian nationals and domiciled in Canada at the time of their application.

Value of award
£1,000 one-off payment

Application procedure

Applications will be invited from December 2015 and will close on 31st March 2016 at 16:00 GMT sharp.

To be considered for the award, applicants MUST, by the application deadline of 16:00 GMT, 31st March 2016:

1) Have submitted a complete online admissions application (via for a postgraduate Master’s programme at King’s College London.

Admissions applications must be ‘complete’ in order for an application to be considered for funding, and for an admissions application to be deemed ‘complete’ it must contain all the relevant supporting documentation, such as references, transcripts, and English language scores. It will be the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all supporting materials are submitted to the College by the funding deadline of 31st March 2016, 16:00 GMT.*


2) Submit an online postgraduate taught (PGT) funding form. Note that this online funding application form should only be completed after a complete admissions application has been submitted to the university. The online funding form can be accessed at:

*Students who have already applied for admissions, and those who hold a place but deferred entry to 2016/17, will not be required to submit an admissions application again.

Failure to submit both application forms, as appropriate, by the application deadline will result in the application being ineligible.

For full details about the award, please refer to the attached PDF document, downloadable from the bottom of this page.

Contact details

Postgraduate & Graduate School Support Office,
Graduate School

Tel: 020 7848 3389/4568/4147

Funding provider
Graduate School

Application material


Please note the database is updated regularly but is a guide only and not a guarantee of funding nor an exhaustive list of all funding available.

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