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Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Scholarship 2019-20

Applications for these £20,000 scholarships are invited from  students applying to study an eligible Masters programme in the Dept. of War Studies and meeting the eligibility criteria set out below.

What is the Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Scholarship?

The Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Scholarship was established in March 2015, through the generous donation of £500,000, from The Eranda Rothschild Foundation, to support 25 full masters scholarships in the War Studies Department.

The scholarship is aimed at encouraging talented students in the early stages of their careers to pursue further education, and relieving hardship to give students the opportunity to pursue a rounded educational experience, both within and beyond their studies.

For each year, four Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Scholarships and one Dr Duncan Anderson Scholarship will be available to all students undertaking a one year masters programme within the War Studies Department

The scholarship will support five masters students with £20,000 per year. There are five scholarships available each year.


Am I eligible to apply? 

Eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • have achieved a  2:1 or a 1st at undergraduate degree level (or equivalent);
  • must provide both a personal and a financial statement;
  • be able to demonstrate financial hardship and a household income of £40,000 or less (or equivalent);
  • be applying to undertake one of the following courses at King’s College London, as a full-time student starting in September 2019:


When will the award be paid?

There are five scholarships awards available worth £20,000 each.

Successful scholarship winners will be paid in four instalments as follows:

  • £5,000  October 2019
  • £5,000  January 2020
  • £5,000  April 2020
  • £5,000  July 2020

Students who wish to have their scholarship offset against tuition fees may request this, with any residual balance being paid as bursary.


How do I apply?

Download the form here.

To apply, download the form and return it to the Student Funding Office.

The deadline for applications is  30 April 2019.


When will I know the outcome of my application?

Provided your application form has been accurately completed and the appropriate documentary evidence supplied, you will be notified of the decision by 31 August 2019.


Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the award, please contact the Student Funding Office.



King's has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2019-20 academic year.

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