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Women in STEM Scholarship 2022-23


What are the Women in STEM Scholarships?

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 candidates during their undergraduate programme.


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.



Am I eligible to apply?

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.

  • be undertaking your first full-time undergraduate degree.

  • NOT be repeating a year.

  • 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.


How much is the scholarship?

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 2022/23 onwards.

Please note that if you are current student, you may receive less than the £3,000 maximum, depending on your remaining eligible years of study.

Awards will be paid in 3 termly instalments.



What conditions are attached to the scholarship scheme?

As a Women in STEM Scholarship holder, we ask that you contribute to your department and STEM, demonstrating a commitment to engage with activities to promote the scholarship including but not exclusively:

  • Be actively involved in at least one activity each year, either as a member of the Faculty EDI Student Forum, taking part in an event, or arranging your own.

  • Support and attend Open Days, Offer Holder Days, and public engagement events

  • Assist in the design and promotion of cross-faculty activities including Ada Lovelace Day, and outreach activity with schools


How do I apply?

Submit your application here.

The deadline for applications is 1st August 2022.



Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the scholarship scheme, please contact the Student Funding Office




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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