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Postgraduate Research Funding & Scholarship opportunities

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. Please note we are not able to advise on funding for Master's programmes, please see the Postgraduate Taught Fees & Funding webpages for advice for these programmes. 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 funding opportunities database via the link below:

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Alternative guide to funding


The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding Online is all about alternative sources of funding, especially charities or trusts which make awards (fees, maintenance, research costs) to any student regardless of subject, or nationality. You can find out more by visiting the Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding external website. If you are a prospective student who has applied to the university, please email with your King's admissions ID number to get an access PIN.

Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding

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Course types

King's offers an extensive range of postgraduate-level qualifications.