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Scholarships

SGDP offers a number of scholarships to exceptional students:

 

Two Anne Farmer prize scholarships 

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What will the Anne Farmer scholarship cover?

There are two Anne Farmer Prize scholarships worth £2,475 each, which will contribute to:

a) the fees for a home/EU scholar (paid via an internal transfer within the university),

         or

b) the same amount towards the international fee (paid via an internal transfer within the university). If international, the scholarship holder will still need to meet the difference in fees personally or from another award.

Who is the Anne Farmer prize scholarship award for?

To support two students who wants to develop their research skills and learn about Genes, the Environment and Development in an interdisciplinary environment informed by cutting edge science. The award will help support the successful applicant to pay their fees so that they can undertake the MSc Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology and Psychiatry (GED PP) programme which will equip them for a role in research or academia.

Encouragement and advice will be given to those who wish to continue their studies and apply for a PhD. Further information about the programme can be found via the links on the right.

What are the eligibility criteria for the Anne Farmer prize scholarship?

In order to be eligible for this scheme, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must meet the eligibility criteria for the MSc Genes, Environment and Development in Psychology and Psychiatry (GED PP) programme here
  2. You must not already hold an MSc or equivalent postgraduate qualification

NOTE: Students who already hold a master’s degree or higher are not eligible for this funding but students who have undertaken prior postgraduate study such as PG Diplomas or PG Certificates or clinical/medical qualifications are eligible.

This prize has been donated to fund an exceptional student – especially one who might otherwise not have been able to study on the course if it weren’t for extra funding. The bursaries will roll over to next year if not awarded in 2019.

Applications are now closed.

 

The Peter McGuffin prize scholarship

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What will the Peter McGuffin scholarship cover?

The Peter McGuffin Prize scholarship contributes to: 

a) Half fees for a home/EU scholar (ie £4,950 paid via an internal transfer within the university,

         or

b) the same amount towards the international fee (ie £4,950 paid via an internal transfer within the university). If international, the scholarship holder will still need to meet the difference in fees personally or from another award.

Who is the Peter McGuffin prize scholarship award for?

To support a student who wants to develop their research skills and learn about Genes, the Environment and Development in an interdisciplinary environment informed by cutting edge science.  The award will help support the successful applicant to pay their fees so that they can undertake the MSc Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology and Psychiatry (GED PP) programme which will equip them for a role in research or academia.

Encouragement and advice will be given to those who wish to continue their studies and apply for a PhD. Further information about the programme can be found via the links on the right.


What are the eligibility criteria for the Peter McGuffin prize scholarship?

In order to be eligible for this scheme, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must meet the eligibility criteria for the MSc Genes, Environment and Development programme in Psychology and Psychiatry (GED PP) here
  2. You must not already hold an MSc or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

NOTE: Students who already hold a master’s degree or higher are not eligible for this funding but students who have undertaken prior postgraduate study such as PG Diplomas or PG Certificates or clinical/medical qualifications are eligible.

This prize has been donated to fund an exceptional student who might otherwise not have been able to study on the course and the bursary will roll over to next year if not awarded in 2019.

Applications are now closed.


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How to apply

To apply for the Peter McGuffin or the Ann Farmer prize scholarship, you must first complete the online Programme Application for MSc Genes, Environment & Development in Psychology and Psychiatry (GED PP) and then download and complete the Scholarship Application Form available here.

Note that:

a) The online Programme Application will be used to assess your suitability for the MSc GED PP which you must fill in to apply for the course

and

b) The Scholarship Application Form - including a supporting statement, which you need to upload separately with your application form - will be used to assess your suitability for the Peter McGuffin and/or Anne Farmer prize scholarship if you choose to apply.

  •  In Part 5 of the funding section, you must enter the reference:  SGDPAFPM2019
  • In the Personal Statement you should explain why this programme of study is appropriate for you and your intended progression at the end of the course. 
  • In the Scholarship Application Form please state which prize(s) you would like to be considered for. Please specify why you would like to win the prize scholarship and what you would hope to achieve if successful.
  • Consideration of your personal situation including background and financial situation will be taken into account as well as ability to meet the fee and support yourself. If applicable, please make sure financial issues are covered in your Scholarship application supporting statement.
  • Do not send any accompanying documents apart from references unless we contact you to ask you for further information.  We will ask for evidence of your financial situation if referenced in your application and you are short-listed.

How will we rank the applications for the Peter McGuffin and Anne Farmer prize scholarships?

Your application for the scholarships will be ranked using the following ordered criteria:

  1. Eligibility for the scholarships – as stated above
  2. Academic potential based on information provided via the admission including the strength of the academic references
  3. Your personal and financial circumstances, where appropriate
  4. Academic excellence based on information provided via the admissions application including previous educational attainments at degree level
  5. Your personal statement

Applications for the Peter McGuffin scholarship are now closed.

THE DEADLINE FOR THE ANNE FARMER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 30th JUNE 2019.

 


Enquiries to:

sgdp@kcl.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7848 0873

 

Privacy Notice: The information provided by you in the form will only be used by the Scholarship Awards Committee and not shared with any third-party organisations. The information will only be used to assess the strength of your scholarship application and will be securely stored until 1st September 2019. The Lawful Basis for processing any personal data included in your application are for legitimate interests. You have the right to withdraw your application form at any stage. Click here for more information.
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