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CEL PGR Student Scholarship 2017

The Centre of European Law of the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, seeks applications for up to two fully funded PhD Scholarships in the field of European Law. The Scholarships, which are part of the planned expansion of the Centre, are open to suitably qualified candidates from all nationalities. The successful candidates will enrol to undertake research leading to the PhD degree in September 2017 and will be part of a vibrant scholarly community. 


What is the CEL PGR Student Scholarship?

The successful candidates will be expected to take an active part in the scholarly activities of the Centre. The Dickson Poon School of Law was ranked first for research quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise which is the official system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

The Centre of European Law is pleased to offer up to two fully funded (fees and fixed maintenance) Law PhD.

The research studentships are tenable for up to a period of three years and the annual level of support may be broken down as follows:

CEL PGR Student Scholarships 2017
  Home/EU Overseas
 Tuition Fees  £6,800  £17,850
 Maintenance  £16,650  £5,600


Am I eligible?

  • Open to residents of the following countries All Nationalities (home, EU and overseas candidates)
  • Due to commence a full-time research degree programme in European Law during 2017/18 within the Dickson Poon School of Law.
  • Please note that:

i) Existing research degree students are not eligible to apply;

ii) These scholarships cannot be held on a part time basis.


How do I apply?

Download an application form.

Complete the form and email to by the deadline of Monday 24 April 2017 at 17.00 GMT



The College has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2017-18 academic year.

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