Graduate School administered masters degree (PGT) funding
List of schemes covered by these guidelines
Funding application deadline - 17:00GMT, 1st March 2013
How to apply - all schemes listed above (except King's-AHRC)
For full details of the eligibility criteria for each of the above schemes please use the above links provided AND consult the 'PGT Guidelines for Applicants' which is accessible via the right hand link.
Please note that different schemes will have different criteria for eligibility so you need to be sure you know you are eligible before applying
How to apply - King's-AHRC
Applications will be invited from mid December 2012 and will close on 1st March 2013 at 17:00GMT sharp.
To be considered for the award, applicants MUST, by the application deadline of 17:00GMT, 1st March 2013:
1) Apply to the College for a postgraduate taught degree programme using the online admissions application (https://myapplication.kcl.ac.uk/), as standard.*
2) Submit a Graduate School PGT online funding form. Note that this online funding application form should only be completed once an admissions application has been submitted to the College. The online funding form can be accessed via the right hand link on this page.
*Students who have already applied for admissions, and those who hold a place but deferred entry to 2013/14, will not be required to submit an admissions application again.
Failure to submit both application forms, as appropriate, by the application deadline will result in the application being ineligible.
Please be aware that applicants do not have to hold an admissions offer before submitting a PGT online funding form to the Graduate School.
The Graduate School PGT online funding form will cover all the following schemes:
King’s Africa Masters Scholarship
King’s International Graduate Scholarships - PGT (KINGS-PGT)
King’s Santander Masters Scholarships (SANT-M)
Canadian Friends Award for Masters Students (CAN)
Friends of King’s College London Association Scholarship (USA)
Details about each of these schemes are provided within the PGT guidance document – see relevant pages as indicated in the content page.
Since the application covers a range of Graduate School PGT funding schemes, applicants will be asked to select the scheme(s) that they want to be considered for. Applicants may choose multiple schemes if they feel they are eligible for those schemes. Note that applicants must check their eligibility carefully before applying. Verification of eligibility will be conducted by the Graduate School Support team once the application deadline has passed.
Applicants only need to submit the PGT online funding form ONCE. Please refrain from submitting multiple PGT online funding applications to the Graduate School.
As part of the Graduate School PGT online funding form, applicants will be asked to provide:
Personal details i.e. name, admissions ID/reference number, date of birth and email address
Details about the postgraduate taught (PGT) programme
Details of academic history/qualifications and achievements
A statement of justification
Confirmation that they are seeking / have secured funds to cover any remaining fees/costs not covered by the Graduate School awards
Announcement of results
Applications will be invited from November 2012 and will close on 1st March 2013 at 17:00GMT sharp
ALL APPLICANTS who wish to be considered for the King’s-AHRC Research Preparation Masters Awards MUST, by the application deadline, complete an ‘AHRC Studentships 2013-14 Case for Support’ form and submit this directly to the Graduate School at firstname.lastname@example.org, stating reference: ‘RC CASE 2013/14 - [Your Name]’, in the subject field of the email. The template form is downloadable via the link: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/ahrc.aspx
NOTE TO NEW STUDENTS who plan to start their degree in 2013/14*: Before you apply to the Graduate School for the AHRC Studentship, you must first apply for admissions for the postgraduate taught (PGT) programme that you intend to undertake at King’s College London. Admissions applications must be submitted via the King’s online admissions portal https://myapplication.kcl.ac.uk/ and all applications must be submitted and be ‘complete’ by the application deadline of 17:00GMT, 01 March 2013. To be considered ‘complete’, the admissions applications must include two supporting references and academic transcripts. It will be the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their references and transcripts are submitted to the College on time.
When completing the online admissions application: under the ‘Funding’ section, please select ‘Arts & Humanities Research Council’ from the drop-down menu in response to question 4 ‘Name of grant awarding body’.
*Students who have already applied for admissions, and those who previously applied but deferred entry to 2013/14, will NOT be required to submit an admissions application again.
Further information and queries
Confirmation of awards will come from the Graduate School Support Team, who will be responsible for issuing the formal studentship letters containing instructions about how the funds are paid.
All results will be announced via email in the first instance.
Candidates who are deemed ineligible for the above schemes will be informed about their ineligibility within 3 weeks from the application deadline.
Eligible applicants who have been considered for the scheme will be informed of the outcome towards the end of May 2013.
Candidates who have been selected for an award will be asked to provide a decision on acceptance/decline by a given deadline. If a successful candidate fails to respond by the given deadline or declines the offer, their award will automatically be transferred to a reserve candidate who is next in-line for the award.
For most schemes no further allocation or reallocation of awards should occur beyond the end of July 2013.