Postgraduate funding

Friends of King’s College London Association Scholarship (USA)

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    United States
    • 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 the USA at the time of application and be domiciled within the USA for the last 3 years, for purposes other than education;
    • Be liable to pay tuition fees at the international/overseas (higher) rate;
    • Fulfil the relevant academic and English proficiency entry requirements set by King’s College London;
    • Have submitted all the required application materials by the funding deadline (as outlined in the PGT Guidance Document attached 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/are seeking 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
from
16-Dec-2015 until 31-Mar-2016

Information about the funding
The Friends of King’s College London Associate Scholarship (USA) award provides support to a candidate from the USA who wishes to undertake a one year full-time Postgraduate Taught Masters (PGT) programme at King's College London, commencing in the 2016/17 academic year.

Value of award
$2,000 (US Dollars) one-off payment

Application procedure
In order to be considered for an award, candidates must:

1) Have submitted a complete online admissions application (via (https://apply.kcl.ac.uk/) 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. *

AND

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:https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/student-funding/postgraduate-taught-funding/pgt-funding-form.aspx

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

For general queries about the scholarship scheme please contact:

Postgraduate & Graduate School Support
Graduate School
King's College London
Tel: 020 7848 3389/4568/4147
Email:graduateschool@kcl.ac.uk

Funding provider
Friends of King's College London, USA


Application material

GS_PGT_funding_guide_1617.pdf

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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