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Scholarships

Undergraduate Degree Award

One award, valued at £9,000, is available for entry onto one of the following full-time undergraduate courses:

The award will be paid in instalments over the duration of the degree. Subject to enrolment, a payment of £3,000 will be made in Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3.

All students applying for the BA or BSc in Global Health & Social Medicine BA full-time to begin in September 2020 are eligible for this scholarship, including UK, EU and overseas students.

The scholarship will be awarded through assessment against three criteria: (1) previous academic performance; (2) relevant experience where appropriate; (3) personal statement indicating reasons for applying to a particular course.

There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. All individuals who have submitted a complete UCAS application by 18.00 (UK time) on 15 January 2020 will automatically be considered for the scholarship. Applications that are incomplete on receipt (eg missing personal statements, references or predicted grades) will not be considered for the scholarship.

The award only covers part of the annual tuition fees and applicants should ensure that they have sufficient means to cover the remaining tuition fees, as well as maintenance costs.

To be offered the award, you must also meet the following criteria: (a) accept King's offer of a place as your firm (first) choice by 28 April 2020; (b) meet the conditions of your offer (if you firmly accept an unconditional offer you are automatically deemed to have met the conditions of your offer); (c) enrol as a full-time student on the Global Health & Social Medicine BA or BSc.

The successful candidate will be notified no later than 7 April 2020.

Hear from Deborah about why she studies Global Health & Social Medicine

Meet Deborah and hear about why she studies Global Health & Social Medicine at King's, including her scholarship to study abroad in China.

Scholarship recipients

The Global Health & Social Medicine course will help me towards my goal of working for a global organisation like the World Health Organization or the United Nations Development Programme. The scholarship was an unexpected and welcome addition to this opportunity and I am very excited for my years ahead at King's.

Jiwon (Sophie) Lee, Global Health & Social Medicine BA, 2018-19

The BSc will be a strong base for my future studies, providing an understanding of medicine and health, as well as experience working in laboratory-based fields such as neuroscience or pharmacology. This scholarship gives me the chance to expand my learning opportunities.

Rachel Morse, Global Health & Social Medicine BSc, 2016-17

 

Global Health & Social Medicine encompasses a wide range of fields related to the functioning of global health systems, including laboratory-based modules. It is a well-rounded course that is bound to set my path into the world of health and medicine.

Federica Re, Global Health & Social Medicine BSc, 2014-15

 

 

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