Postgraduate funding

King's-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship 2016-17

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
    All Nationalities
    • Be due to commence a full-time joint PhD programme run in collaboration between King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong during the 2016/17 academic year
    • Have applied to King’s College London as the home institution
    • Have submitted all the required application materials by the funding deadline (as outlined in the PGR Guidance Document attached below)
    Please note that:
    • The scholarship cannot commence prior to September/October 2016
    • Students currently enrolled on a joint PhD programme are not eligible to apply
    • The scholarship cannot be held on a part-time basis
    • Applications for joint PhD programmes must be approved by both King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong before a formal offer can be made. As such, the process may take longer than for a single PhD programme. Students are able to apply for the scholarship whilst their application is being considered in order to meet the set deadline.
    • If final acceptance has not been received by both institutions by the scholarship deadline, students must have at least obtained approval from the relevant faculty/department/division within King’s College London along with provisional agreement from a supervisor within the University of Hong Kong. Proof will be requested as part of the application process.
  • Applicable subjects
    All Subjects

Application details

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

Information about the funding
King's has recently announced support for a number of PhD scholarships for international students wishing to commence their research programmes in 2016-17.

Value of award
International fees, bench fees (at £1.5K) where applicable & stipend

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

1) First, apply to King’s College London for a joint PhD programme run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong using the online admissions application (https://apply.kcl.ac.uk/) *

AND

2) Submit the online Joint PhD scholarship application form to the Graduate School by the funding deadline of 16:00 GMT, 31 March 2016. Note that this should only be done after you have submitted a complete admissions application, including all necessary supporting documentation such as transcripts, references and English test results (if applicable). The online application form can be accessed at: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/student-funding/postgraduate-research-funding/joint-scholarships-form.aspx

* PLEASE NOTE: students who have already applied for admissions, and those who previously applied but deferred entry to 2016/17, will NOT be required to submit an admissions application again.

For full details of the scheme please refer to the guidance document attached below.


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
Graduate School


Application material

Joint_PhD_Scholarship_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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