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Women in STEM Scholarship 2024-25

Subject areas:

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Funding type:



Home Fee Status Students.

The Women in STEM Scholarships are funded by the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences and is designed to offer financial assistance to outstanding female* candidates.

Award details

The Women in STEM Scholarships are funded by the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences as part of our commitment to increasing the representation of women working in and studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) subjects. The scholarships are designed to offer financial assistance to outstanding female* candidates throughout their undergraduate programme (for a maximum of three years of study) and to introduce them to various initiatives and activities taking place across the university in response to the issue. The Faculty expects scholarship holders to contribute to these initiatives and be an active participant in such events and activities. 

We particularly welcome applications from Black and Mixed Black Heritage students to further improve the representation of these groups in STEM as well.

Award value

Up to three successful applicants will each receive £1,000 per year that they are enrolled on an undergraduate programme in the Faculty for a maximum of three years of study (excluding the fourth year of MSci or MEng programmes), for 2024-25 onwards. 

Please note that repeat years on interrupted study periods will not be funded. 

Awards will be paid in 3 termly instalments.

Eligibility criteria

Applications are open to Home fee status students who meet the eligibility criteria listed below.

To be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be a female* applicant or current student in the Faculty of Natural, Mathematical & Engineering Sciences studying an undergraduate programme in the Departments of Chemistry, Informatics, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering.

  • hold an offer of a place at King's for entry in September 2024
  • be starting your first undergraduate degree programme in September 2024
  • be home fee status
  • have been means-tested with a final assessed household income of £42,875 or less**

*this also includes non-binary or transgender applicants.

** by Student Finance England/Northern Ireland/Wales/SAAS. Students do not have to actively provide consent for their household income information to be shared with King's College London, and it will only be withheld if the student or their sponsor has actively chosen to withdraw their consent.

Award conditions

As a Women in Science Scholarship holder we will ask that you to do the following during your studies:

  • Write a piece for the Faculty website to show how you have been involved and what you have done.

We hope that Scholarship holders will:

  • Become a Women in Science Champion
  • Support and attend Faculty Open Days and public engagement events
  • Assist in the design and promotion of cross-faculty activities including Ada Lovelace Day, schools programmes and the Gender Equality Student Fund
  • Be actively involved in one-two activities each year, either as a member of a Department or Faculty E&D Committee, taking part in an event, or arranging your own.

Application process

Submit your application via our form. If you have any queries please email

The deadline for applications is 11pm on 30 June 2024.


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Application closing date:

30 June 2024