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Newsweek Scholarship in Engineering 2022-23

Dr. Dev Pragad, chief executive officer of Newsweek, is proud to establish the Newsweek Engineering Scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to one international student undertaking a taught Engineering Masters programme. The prestigious award will be given to an exceptional international student who can demonstrate financial hardship to support them in their studies at King’s.

Dr. Pragad studied at KCL as an undergraduate in the School of Engineering, computer systems and electronics and then furthered his studies to achieve his Doctor of Philosophy in Mobile and Internet. Dr. Pragad wishes to give other students the opportunity and experience he received at KCL in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).



What is the scholarship worth?

The scholarship is worth £49,310 and will cover:

  • International tuition fees of £29,310 on the 2022-23 taught Masters courses in Engineering plus

  • £20,000 in the form of a stipend to cover living expenses. 



 Am I eligible?

In order to be eligible to apply, students must:

  • intend to undertake a full-time taught Masters courses in Engineering programme at King's from September 2022

  • be classed as international for tuition fees

  • be able to demonstrate financial need

  • academic merit as demonstrated by your undergraduate degree transcript of grades and final degree award outcome

  • be willing to provide an end of year report or any other interactions deemed necessary by the donor

  • provide a written personal statement in support of your application

Please note that meeting the eligibility criteria alone does not guarantee a successful outcome.



How do I apply?

Please complete the application form here.



Application deadline

The deadline for applications is Monday 22nd August 11:59pm.



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 12th September 2022.



Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions or want further information, please contact funding@kcl.ac.uk




The College 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 2022-23 academic year.


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