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Masters Scholarships

The Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) is offering a number of bursaries and scholarships to support students with the financial commitments of postgraduate study.

The IoPPN is ranked 2nd in the world for psychiatry and Psychology (US News, Best Global Universities), and we are the largest centre in Europe for research in this area, offering a broad range of masters courses, taught by world-leading academics and clinicians, and housed in world-class facilities.

At the IoPPN, we offer a truly interdisciplinary environment, with a history of excellence in research and education in the field spanning over 70 years. Our students benefit from outstanding clinical placements and superb networking, mentoring and career development opportunities. 

We welcome a diverse and vibrant community of students from all over the world, and we invite you to join us. 

Available scholarships 

 

The Dean's Scholarships 

The Dean's Scholarships

These scholarships are now closed. 

Successful scholarship applicants were notified on the 12 April by email and post. 

The IoPPN is delighted to announce 12 new MSc scholarships for students applying for 2017 entry.

What is the value of the award? 

  • 10 scholarships at a value of £1,000 each 
  • 2 scholarships at a value of £5,000 each 

Am I eligible? 

These awards are open to UK/EU and International applicants.

Applicants must fulfil all of the following requirements:

  • Fulfil the relevant academic and English proficiency entry requirements for the MSc programme, set by King’s College London.
  • 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.
  • You must not already hold an MSc or equivalent postgraduate qualification. Students who already hold a master’s degree or higher are not eligible for this funding but students who have undertaken prior postgraduate study such as PG Diplomas or PG Certificates or clinical/medical qualifications are eligible. 

How do I apply?

You must submit an online admissions application for one of the above MSc programmes. Once you have applied for your chosen MSc programme, you will automatically be entered into the competition process.

You must ensure that your application is ‘complete’ in order to be considered for funding. To be deemed ‘complete’, it must contain all the relevant supporting documentation required by the Faculty applied to, such as references, transcripts, and English language scores.

Deposits are not required until a decision has been made on the scholarships. If you have already paid your deposit, you will still be considered for a scholarship. 

What is the assessment criteria?

You will be assessed on the strength of your application including:

  • Academic qualifications and merit
  • Personal Statement

What is the deadline for applications?

The deadline for applications is 31 March 2017. 

When will I know the outcome of my application? 

Provided your application form has been accurately completed and the appropriate documentary evidence supplied, you will be notified of the decision by 12 April 2017.  

Deposits are not required until a decision has been made on the scholarships, unsuccessful scholarship candidates will need to pay their programme deposit within two weeks of the outcome.

For general queries about The Dean's Scholarships, please contact ioppn.educationsupport@kcl.ac.uk 

 

King's IoPPN Clinician Investigator Scholarship 2017

Available for: Full-time Home/EU fee status students undertaking masters and PhD programmes in the IoPPN, starting in Sept 2017.

Each student will receive a £20,000 scholarship, for the duration of their studies, per year.

Deadline: 30 June 2017

The King’s IoPPN Clinician Investigator Scholarship was established in January 2017, through a generous philanthropic donation, to support masters and PhD scholarships at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).

The scholarships are aimed at encouraging current King's MBBS students and Alumni to pursue research in the area of mental health and neurosciences. This scholarship will be awarded based on merit. 

Find out more about this scholarship and apply

 

Dr Antony Kidman Scholarship in Health Psychology 

Actress Nicole Kidman is proud to establish, with King’s College London, the ‘Dr Antony Kidman Scholarship in Health Psychology’ in honour of her late father Dr Antony Kidman. 

Available for: Students undertaking the Health Psychology MSc 

The scholarship will be worth £10,000, available as either a cash bursary or a contribution towards tuition fees to one student per year. 

Dr Kidman was an Australian psychologist, biochemist and writer. He was a faculty member of the University of Technology, Sydney for more than 43 years until his death in September 2014. Dr Kidman established the Health Psychology Unit at the University of Technology in 1985. In 2005, Dr Kidman was made a Member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to clinical psychology. His academic achievements include 154 journal articles and nine books as well as regular presentations at conferences internationally.

Find out more about this scholarship and apply 

 

King’s India Master’s scholarships

These scholarships are now closed 

Available for: Residents of India

Each student will receive £5,000 towards the tuition fees of Indian applicants who are applying for one of the eligible full-time master’s programmes. See list here.

Deadline: 31 March 2017

Find out more about the scholarship and apply

 

King’s International Scholarships (KIS)

Available for: All Nationalities except UK and EU

Award amount: £25,000 to support 8 student's tuition fees

Deadline: 1 May 2017

The Graduate School at King's College London is offering up to 8 scholarships to international students who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate master's degree programme in any discipline at King's College London commencing in the 2017/18 academic year.

Find out more about the scholarships and apply

 

King’s Santander Master Scholarships (SANT-M)

King’s Santander Master Scholarships (SANT-M) 

Available for: Spain, Portugal, Poland, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, United Kingdom

Award amount: Up to six awards of £5,000

Deadline: 1 May 2017

Santander Scholarships will offer funds to students wishing to undertake a one-year full-time Taught master's Programme at King's College London. These funds will be made available to students from the regions of the world specified by Banco Santander.

Find out more about the scholarships and apply

 

Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarship

Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarship 

These scholarships are now closed

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering up to four Janssen Pharmaceutica Scholarships to students accepted onto the 2017-18 MSc Global Mental Health course.

Award amount

Each scholarship will cover full tuition fees, a stipend £15,757.00 and an allowance of £500.00 for MSc project expenses. 

Deadline28 February 2017 

Find out more about the scholarships and apply

 

The Peter McGuffin & Anne Farmer Prize Scholarships

The Peter McGuffin Prize Scholarships

This scholarship is now available to support students who want to develop their research skills and learn about Genes, Environment and Development in an interdisciplinary environment informed by cutting edge science. 

The award will help support the successful applicant to pay their fees so that they can undertake the MSc Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry programme which will equip them for a role in research or academia.

Award amount

A) Half the full fees  for a home/EU scholar (i.e. £4,500 paid via an internal transfer within the university) 
     or
B) the same amount towards the international fee (i.e. £4,500 paid via an internal transfer within the university). If international, the scholarship holder will still need to meet the difference in fees personally or from another award. 

Find out more about this scholarship and apply 

The Anne Farmer Prize Scholarship

This scholarship is now available to support students who want to develop their research skills and learn about Genes, Environment and Development in an interdisciplinary environment informed by cutting edge science. 

The award will help support the successful applicant to pay their fees so that they can undertake the MSc Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology & Psychiatry programme which will equip them for a role in research or academia.

Award amount

A) Full fees for a home/EU scholar (i.e. £9,000) covered via an internal transfer within the university

  or

B) the same amount (i.e. £9,000) towards fees covered via an internal transfer within the university for an international student who would need to meet the difference in fees personally or from another award.

 or

C) a stipend equivalent to the RCUK stipend rate (the 15/16 award is £16,057 and will be updated in line with the RCUK recommendation). 


Find out more about this scholarship and apply

 

You can also look at our alternative guide to funding to find out about more opportunities to help you fund your postgraduate studies.

For further guidance on funding, including postgraduate student loans, please take a look at our guidance on finding funding.

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