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Funding & Scholarships

The Centre for Doctoral Studies helps secure funding for students interested in postgraduate research by providing advice on and administering a range of funding opportunities, scholarships, and studentships. 


King's Postgraduate Funding Database

For a comprehensive look at all the funding opportunities available to postgraduate research students, current and prospective students can search and view all available funding at King's College London on our postgraduate funding database.


Scholarships and Joint PhD funding

For information on specific funding schemes & scholarships administered by the Centre for Doctoral Studies, click the links below:

King's International PGR Scholarships

Please note that this scheme is currently under review.

King's China Council Scholarships

King's College London and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) hold an agreement to jointly fund PhD students to pursue research degrees at King's College London. 

As part of the agreement, successful students will receive a scholarship that covers the tuition fee, an annual living allowance that includes overseas student health cover, a return airfare to London and visa application fees.

Up to 100 K-CSC scholarship awards will be available for the 2020-21 competition.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  05 January 2020, 23:59 GMT

For full details, please click here.


For information on funding provided by King's Doctoral Training Centres and Partnerships click here.

If you have any questions about your funding application that are not answered on these web pages or in the guidance documents, please contact the Postgraduate and Centre for Doctoral Studies Support Office:

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