Postgraduate funding

Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine Bursaries

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    All Nationalities
  • All students applying for any of the full-time taught masters programmes within the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine beginning in September 2014 are eligible for these bursaries, including UK, EU and Overseas/International students.
  • Applicable subjects
    Social Science, Health & Medicine

Application details

Applications may be submitted
from
01-Mar-2014 until 29-May-2015

Information about the funding
The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine is offering 5 bursary awards to new taught masters students.

Information about the application
There will be one award for one student on of the following masters programmes:

  • MSc Medicine, Science and Society
  • MA in Bioethics & Society
  • MSc in Global Health & Social Justice


  • There will be two awards for students on the Institute of Gerontology programmes, including those on:

  • MSc Gerontology
  • MA/MSc Ageing and Society
  • MA Public Policy and Ageing


  • ONE award across the following part-time Masters programmes:

  • MSc Medicine, Science and Society
  • MA in Bioethics & Society
  • MSc in Global Health & Social Justice
  • MSc Gerontology
  • MA/MSc Ageing and Society
  • MA Public Policy and Ageing

  • The bursaries will be awarded on the basis of the assessments of three criteria: 1. Previous academic performance; 2. relevant experience where appropriate; 3. personal statement indicating reasons for applying to a particular programme. When offered a bursary, you must also meet the following criteria for the bursary to be awarded: 1. Accept the University’s offer of a place as your firm (first) choice by 1 July 2015; 2. meet the conditions of your offer (if you firmly accept an unconditional offer you are automatically deemed to have met the conditions of your offer); 3. register for a postgraduate course at our Department.

    Value of award
    £2,000 per award

    Application procedure
    There is no separate application procedure for the bursaries.

    All individuals who have submitted a complete application by midnight on the 29th May will be considered for the bursaries automatically.

    A fully completed application includes a complete online application form, and also all supporting documents including personal statements, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates (where appropriate). All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.

    The successful candidate will be notified no later than 19 June 2015. Payments will be made in October 2015 and January 2016.


    Contact details

    This information can also be found on the Department’s website.
    http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/sshm/bursaries2014.aspx

    Funding provider
    Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine

    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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