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About our studentships

King's College London are seeking students of academic excellence to join our Health Faculties.  

Applications are invited for a range of research studentships offered by our interdisciplinary research groups and centres, mainly tenable for four years, and covering tuition fees and a stipend. 

Candidates from the EU and overseas should be aware that some sponsors impose restrictions on eligibility. Please check the eligibility requirements before applying. Eligibility requirements can also be found on the sponsors' websites.

In addition to the above schemes, we also offer individually funded studentships which you will find on our current opportunities listings.

King's Health Schools Studentships 2015

*This scheme has now closed*

We are offering a range of studentships for four-year PhDs funded by the MRC, EPSRC and King’s Graduate School. Applicants can select from over 100 projects in subjects covering cancer studies, cardiovascular, cell and molecular biophysics, craniofacial development, dentistry and oral science, diabetes and nutrition, genetics, health and social care research, immunology, infectious diseases, palliative care, pharmaceutical sciences, physiological sciences, stem cell biology, transplantation, and women’s health. 

Studentships include tuition fees, bench fees and a stipend of £15,863 per year. Students selected for the studentships will benefit from an innovative graduate skills programme. King’s College London has a global reputation for research excellence and is ranked amongst the world’s top 20 universities.

Applications are only open to home/EU eligible applicants.

King's Biosciences Institute

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity Prize PhD Programme

*This scheme has now closed*

Supported by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, the multidisciplinary Biomedical and Translational Science PhD Programme incorporates biophysics/cell biology, genetics, immunology and neuroscience. Students - who will have dual supervision of one clinician/clinical scientist and one basic scientist - will undertake a one-year MRes before embarking on a three-year PhD project.

Students will be funded for four years, receiving a stipend of £24,343 in their first year. Bench fees of £5,000 will be provided as well as opportunities to be sponsored for attending international conferences and symposia. Tuition fees will be fully-funded at the Home/EU rate. 

Candidates should be eligible for Home/EU tuition fees.

Medical Imaging Centre for Doctoral Training

Full details including how to apply. Application deadline 5 January 2015.

The King’s College London  and Imperial College London EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Medical Imaging brings together two world leading research-focused universities in a unique collaboration to create an interdisciplinary training approach specifically designed to meet challenges in healthcare and Medical Imaging. The CDT will build on strong existing KCL/ICL collaborations including substantial joint grant funding, joint publications and current joint supervision.

With complementary strengths in basic physical sciences, engineering and clinical translation, the CDT will have links with key industrial partners and close strategic and geographical links with St Thomas’ Hospital, a top-rated teaching hospital, where the Centre will be based. The CDT has a comprehensive capability to train and nurture the next generation of imaging scientists and research and industry leaders.

Students will undertake an MRes in the first year of the programme, giving students the opportunity to develop key research skills before embarking on their three year PhD projects.

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