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AB Kennedy Scholarship 2018-19

King's College London offers AB Kennedy Scholarships for final year MBBS students who are experiencing financial hardship.

What is the AB Kennedy Scholarship?

The AB Kennedy Scholarship is a limited fund that has been allocated to provide help to students who face financial difficulties during the final year of their MBBS course at King’s College London.

Applications are invited from full-time ‘home’ fee status MBBS students undertaking their final year in 2018/19.

There are 10 scholarships available, each worth £5,000.

Am I eligible to apply?

Applications are invited from all full-time ‘home’ fee status students on the final year of their 5-year MBBS or 6-year EMDP programme in the 2018/19 academic year.

Applicants to this scholarship may also be eligible to apply to the Dr Sorab Lam bursary. You can apply to both schemes using the application form on this page.

How do I apply?

You can download an application form here.

Please complete the form and return it by email to funding@kcl.ac.uk.

In addition to the form, you will need to provide the following supporting information:

  • NHS Bursary Notification of Award Letter 
  • Student Finance Letter of Entitlement
  • Copy of an up-to-date bank or building society statement for each account held

Please provide digital scanned copies of any applicable documents in PDF format with the title "NAME - document title" (e.g. SMITH, John - July Bank Statement).

The deadline to apply is 5pm, Monday 1st July.

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 in July.

Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the bursary 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to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2018-19 academic year.



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