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Perseverance Trust Postgraduate Scholarship 2019-20

£5,000 scholarships available for 2yr MSc Nursing with registration first year entrants who started in Sept 2019.

What is the Perseverance Trust Scholarship?

The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s College London is pleased to offer a number of King’s scholarships to its MSc Nursing with registration students. The scholarships have been established through a generous donation from The Perseverance Trust.

The scholarships are based on both financial circumstances and academic standing, and can be used to fund living expenses during the full length of the programme.

Each scholarship is worth £5,000 and is paid over the two years of the course.

Successful candidates will receive £2,500 in each year of study, dependent upon satisfactory academic and clinical placement progression. Scholarships will not cover periods of repeat or interrupted study.


Am I eligible to apply?

Applications are invited from students undertaking the 2 yr MSc Nursing with registration programmes, who are able to provide evidence of financial need. 

In order to be eligible to apply, you should:

  • have exceeded your UCAS offer;
  • provide a written statement of 300-500 words;
  • be a full-time, home student;
  • be in good academic standing;
  • have a household income of £25,000 or less;
  • have started your course in September 2019;
  • be in receipt of occupational health and Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance


When will the studentship be paid?

The full scholarship is worth £5,000 in total. Successful candidates will receive £2,500 in each year of study, which will be split into two instalments each.

The first instalment will be released with notification of a successful application, and the second instalment will be released in April 2020, dependent upon continued attendance and satisfactory academic progress.

Scholarships will not cover periods of repeat or interrupted study. 


How do I apply?

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

You will need to supply documentary evidence of your financial circumstances with your application as well as a personal statement. If these are not supplied, your application will not be considered.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Mon 3 Feb 2020.


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 1 Mar 2020.


Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the Perseverance Trust Scholarship scheme, please contact the Student Funding Office.


Disclaimer

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 2019-20 academic year.

 


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