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Samuel Sebba Trust MSc Palliative Care Scholarship 

New scholarship opportunity for a UK student to study at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London in January 2019


The scholarship will be awarded to a UK-based student with an interest in conducting research into Advance Care Planning. Funding is available on a full-time (one year) or part-time basis (two years). 

The scholarship will fund the programme’s tuition fees (which are £9,900 per year (2018/19) or £4,950 part-time), and some additional costs such as books.


MSc application criteria:

The MSc in Palliative Care is open to doctors, nurses, and health and social care professionals, working with patients with advanced disease, or relevant health or social scientists who have an upper second honours degree or equivalent. To apply for the schorship, you must fulfil all the criteria below:

1. You must have a degree in medicine, nursing or denistry, or a 2.1 degree or equivalent in life sciences or social sciences awarded by a UK or recognised overseas university

2. You must be able to demonstrate experience of working in palliative care or palliative medicine clinical or social care, or palliative care research. 

3. You must have an interest in conducting research in Advance Care Planning and be willing to conduct your research project in this area, which you will be supported in publishing.


How to apply:

Please send the following documents:

  • Your CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • A letter of support from your current employer.
  • Personal statement (maximum 800 words) in support of your application, explaining your reasons for applying, what you hope to gain from the MSc, your ability to complete the programme of study, and your interest in Advanced Care planning
  • 2 references
  • MSc candidates must also apply online here:

(If you do not apply online, your application for the scholarship will be rejected).


Please send these documents by email to:

Mark Willis

MSc Administrator 

Tel: +44 207 848 5435



The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 14th September 2018.

If you are shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview which will take place in October 2018. 













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