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Funding and scholarships

When applying for our courses, it is important you consider the financing of your tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of your course. There are different possibilities of obtaining financial support.

Opportunities


Continue at the School of Global Affairs, Postgraduate Scholarship

Two awards, valued at £10,500, are available for 2021/22 full-time entry onto one of our relevant master's courses.

Relevant courses:

All students in their final year of the listed undergraduate courses in the School of Global Affairs are eligible, including those from the UK, EU and overseas.

Applying from:

> Geography BA/BSc
> Global Health & Social Medicine BA/BSc
> International Development BA

Applying to a relevant master's course.

We will identify our top candidates based on previous academic performance, relevant experience (where appropriate) and the personal statement indicating reasons for applying to the particular course.

There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. If you have submitted a complete application by midnight (UK time) on 31 March in the given year, you will automatically be considered for the scholarship.

A fully completed application includes a complete online application form and all supporting documents. This includes personal statements, Record of Agreed Results to date, references and IELTS certificates where appropriate. All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.

The relevant panel will decide the top candidate and award the scholarship. The successful candidates will be notified by early September at the latest, to include all results for the given year.


King’s China Scholarship Council

The Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society is welcoming applicants for the King’s China Scholarship Council awards. Up to 100 K-CSC joint scholarship awards are available to support students from China who are seeking to start an MPhil/PhD degree at King’s College London in the 2021/22 academic year.

The Centre is the only comprehensive wildfire science institution in the world. It is a ten-year, £10 million activity addressing the many challenges of wildfire, integrating approaches from the social and natural sciences. King’s College London is a major partner of the Centre, and for the academic year 2021/22, three of our Academic Staff from the Department of Geography are offering potential PhD projects for the King’s CSC awards.

Please visit the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires website for more information on how to apply.


 

UK Research Council studentships

Studentship funding awards are available to local and European Union students through our involvement in various doctoral training centres. These include:

Application deadlines and procedures vary, but are generally sometime in January. Check with the particular doctoral training centre for details.

In addition to these awards, other studentship funding awards are occasionally available through awards made to individual members of staff.

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