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Funding

Masters (MA) Funding Opportunities

Worshipful Company of Bowyers Scholarship

One Worshipful Company of Bowyers Scholarship, generously funded by the Worshipful Company of Bowyers, will be awarded to the best-performing King’s undergraduate History student (single or joint honours) who is staying on to take any of the Masters programmes offered by the Department, and is not in receipt of any other funding. This scholarship is worth £2,000, and will be awarded based on undergraduate degree results.  No application is necessary; all MA applications from final-year History undergraduates will be considered.

Mark Woodhouse Bursary

Two Mark Woodhouse Bursaries, generously funded by Mr Mark Woodhouse, will be offered to the strongest full-time applicant to the MA in Modern History and to the strongest full-time applicant to any of our other MA History programmes. The applicant must not be in receipt of any other funding.  This award will be available on academic achievement and promise, and is available to UK, EU and overseas students. These scholarships are worth £1,000 each.  No application is necessary: all MA applications submitted will be considered.

Wolfson Townsley Scholarship

One Wolfson Townsley Scholarship, generously funded by The Wolfson Foundation, will be awarded, based on merit, to one applicant to any of our MA History programmes. This award will be available on academic achievement and promise and the student must be paying Home Fees to be eligible. The recipient of this scholarship will receive £8,000 towards their fees. No application is necessary: all MA applications submitted will be considered.

Bridget Clarke Bursary

One Bridget Clarke Bursary, generously funded by Ms Bridget Clarke, will be offered to the strongest full-time applicant to our MA in Early Modern History who is not in receipt of any other funding. This award will be available on academic achievement and promise, and is available to UK, EU and overseas students. This scholarship is worth £1,000.  No application is necessary: all MA applications submitted will be considered.

PhD Funding Opportunities

London Arts & Humanities Partnership - Doctoral Training Partnerships 

King’s College London, the School of Advanced Study, University of London (SAS), and University College London (UCL) have been awarded over £18 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to form the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP).

Hans Rausing award

This is open to home, EU and overseas students for study in the history of science and technology. Proposals in the history of medicine are not eligible for consideration. It covers tuition fees and a maintenance grant in line with that paid by the AHRC. Prospective applicants should contact Professor David Edgerton, david.edgerton@kcl.ac.uk to discuss their area of interest.

AHRC PhD Studentship at the British Library

Applications are invited for a Collaborative Doctoral Award in the following general area: ‘Studying migration and diaspora through Russian language publishing’. The studentship will be held jointly at the British Library and King’s College London, and the project will be supervised jointly by Dr Ekaterina Rogatchevskaia (British Library, European and American Collections) and Professor Stephen Lovell (King’s College London, Department of History).

Please see here for details: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/graduate/funding/database/index.php?action=view&id=680

 

The Professor Sir Richard Trainor PhD Scholarship Scheme

Two funded scholarships have become available in the History Department at King’s College London under the Professor Sir Richard Trainor PhD Scholarships scheme.

 

The Professor Sir Richard Trainor PhD Scholarship Scheme was developed in celebration of an anonymous donation made in honour of the legacy of Professor Sir Richard Trainor, who left the university in 2014 after ten years as Principal and President.

The two projects are:

  • Making the modern racehorse in Britain, c1920-2020, with the National Horseracing Museum
  • Beyond the Madness of King George: Health and Healing at the Hanoverian Court, with the Royal Library and Royal Archives, Historic Royal Palaces, Royal College of Surgeons, Science Museum

Details of individual projects are available here 

Each scholarship will be worth £15,000 per year for a 3 year period and can be used to cover tuition fees and/or living costs, plus, where relevant, any additional contribution, financial or in-kind, provided by a partner organisation, details of which can be found by reading the individual project descriptions.

For more information: doctoralstudies@kcl.ac.uk 

Further Postgraduate Funding

Undergraduate

Funding bodies that support History students

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