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Scholarships

When applying to join us, it is important you consider the financing of your tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of your course. There are different possibilities for obtaining financial support, including scholarships offered by the School of Global Affairs and its consistuent departments.

Scholarship opportunities

 


Undergraduate Degree Award

One award, valued at £9,250, is available for full-time entry onto one of our relevant undergraduate courses. The awards 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 £3,250 in Year 3.

 

Relevant courses:

All students applying for the appropriate full-time course are eligible for this scholarship, including UK, EU and overseas students.

The scholarship will be awarded through assessment of academic performance.

There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. All individuals who have submitted a complete UCAS application no later than 31 January 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; (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); and (c) enrol as a full-time student on the appropriate course.


Continue at the School of Global Affairs, Postgraduate Scholarship

Two awards, valued up to £11,040 (Home fees), are available for KCL graduates for 2022/23 full-time entry onto one of our relevant master's courses.

 

Relevant courses:

Only KCL students in their final year of the listed undergraduate courses in the School of Global Affairs are eligible, irrespective of whether they are from the UK, EU or 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.


Global Health & Social Medicine Postgraduate Scholarship

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine is offering one master’s award, valued up to £11,040 (Home fees), for 2022/23 full-time entry for one student onto their relevant course.

 

Relevant courses:

All students are eligible, including those from the UK, EU and overseas.

The top candidate will be selected 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, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates where appropriate. All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.

A departmental panel will decide the top candidate and award the scholarship. The successful candidate will be notified by 15 May at the latest in the given year.


Global Leadership & Peacebuilding Postgraduate Scholarship

The African Leadership Centre is offering one master’s award, valued up to £11,040 (Home fees), for 2022/23 full-time entry for one student onto their relevant course.

 

Relevant courses
  • Global Leadership & Peacebuilding MSc

All students are eligible, including those from the UK, EU and overseas.

The top candidate will be selected 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 30 June 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, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates where appropriate. All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.

A departmental panel will decide the top candidate and award the scholarship. The successful candidate will be notified by 29 July at the latest in the given year.

 


Richemont International Scholarship

Award for 2022/23 TBC

 

Relevant courses

African students only.

The top candidate will be selected based on previous academic performance, relevant experience (where appropriate) and the personal statement indicating reasons for applying to the particular course. The personal statement must make reference to the scholarship and why the student believes they are a worthy candidate.

There is no separate application procedure for the scholarship. If you have submitted a complete application by midnight (UK time) on 30 June 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, transcripts, references and IELTS certificates where appropriate. All materials must have been submitted via the Postgraduate Admissions Portal by the due time and date.

A departmental panel will decide the top candidate and award the scholarship. The successful candidate will be notified by 29 July at the latest in the given year.

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