Applications now open
Download Excellence Scholarship application (Word document)
King’s Study Abroad Excellence Scholarships are presented each semester to our most distinguished Study Abroad students in the Faculties of Arts & Humanities (A&H) and Social Science & Public Policy (SSPP). Scholarships are made to candidates of outstanding quality who demonstrate in their application how their time at King’s builds on their academic record, and how it will help fulfil both their personal and academic ambitions.
Students must have been accepted on to the Study Abroad programme at King’s as independent (fee-paying) students, for at least one semester and have registered on modules equivalent to at least three quarters of their total credit value from the Faculties of A&H and/or SSPP.
Criteria for selection
Students will be selected on the quality of their application. Each applicant must submit a personal statement, in which they reflect on how their study at King’s relates to their personal, professional and academic development to date, and how they will be able to benefit from it in the future.In the second part of the application, students can choose between creating a short video about their Study Abroad experience or submiting three themed 'mini blogs' outlines and their creative ideas.
Conditions of Scholarship
If choosing to create mini-blogs as part of the application process, successful candidates will be required to develop 3 full-lenght blog entries each with a minimum of 3 high quality photographs per 'blog post' to be featured on our website. Successful candidates will be provided with each blog post’s theme related to your experience studying abroad at King’s College London, studying within your chosen Faculty and your experiences of living in London and the UK in general.
If choosing to create a video, successfull applicants are not required to submit further pieces. In accepting the scholarship, the selected candidates agree for their videos to be published on King's webpages and across other platforms for promotional purposes.For further details on the specifications and requirements of the video, please refer to the application form above.
For the academic year 2019/20, there is a total of £10,000 to be awarded between multiple students across both semesters.
Further information and applications
To apply, you will need to download the application form, complete and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org in one word document only. Please quote 'Excellence Scholarship Application - YOUR NAME' in the subject box.
The deadline to apply is midnight (UK time) on Sunday 8th March 2020.
Applications for Semester 2 and Full Year students are now open.