King’s International Masters Scholarships in UK 2014
The Graduate School at King’s College London is offering up to 6 scholarships to international students who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate Masters degree programme in any discipline at King’s College London commencing in the 2014/15 academic year.
Scholarship Details: King’s International Masters Scholarships in UK 2014
- Scholarships are awarded in all subjects available at the King’s College London commencing in the 2014/15 academic year.
- Scholarships are available for pursuing masters degree level at King’s College London.
Eligibility: Scholarships are open to all nationalities (except UK & EU). Applicants must: -Be due to commence a full-time postgraduate Masters programme at King’s College London in the 2014/15 academic year; -Be liable to pay tuition fees at the international/overseas (higher) rate; -Complete and submit the required application documentation by the stated funding deadline; -Fulfil the relevant academic and English proficiency entry requirements set by King’s College London. -Please note that: Students who are already registered on the respective postgraduate programme are not eligible to apply; Students who will pay tuition fees at the Home/EU rate are not eligible; Distance learning programmes are not eligible; Applicants are expected to possess/attain a first class or very good upper second class (2:1) honours degree for their undergraduate qualification; For programmes longer than 12 months, the scholarship will be paid on a pro-rata basis; As the awards provide partial funding only, applicants must be able to confirm that they have the means to support any outstanding fees/costs not covered by this scheme, i.e. through other funding awards or self-funding.
- Students of all nationalities (except UK & EU) can apply for these masters scholarships.
- Up to 6 masters scholarships will be offered.
- Scholarships are offered for duration of the course.
- The value of each scholarship is £10,000.
- Applicants will be judged against the following criteria: -Academic merit/ degree qualifications; -Professional qualifications achieved; -Strength of statement of justification; -Applicant’s future plans, and what they plan to do with the postgraduate taught degree; -Confirmation of other funds sought/secured, whether from other scholarships or family/self funds. Note that preference may be given to applicants who have already secured some ‘partial’ funding from alternative sources towards the cost of the postgraduate taught degree programme; -Preference may be given to students who have not previously undertaken a postgraduate degree programme.
- The Graduate School selection panel will be asked to provide details of the selected candidate, plus a list of reserves candidates by mid May 2014. Candidates, who are deemed ineligible by the PGSS office for any of the Graduate School PGT funding schemes, as covered by the online PGT funding form, will be informed about their ineligibility within 3 weeks from the Graduate School application deadline. Eligible applicants who have been considered for the King’s Alumni Scholarship award will be informed about the outcome of their application towards mid/end of May 2014.
- The mode of applying is online. Admissions applications must be ‘complete’ in order for an application to be considered for funding, and for an admissions application to be deemed ‘complete’ it must contain all the relevant supporting documentation, such as references, transcripts, and English language scores. It will be the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all supporting materials are submitted to the College by the funding deadline of 31st March 2014. Then submit a Graduate School PGT online funding form. Note that this online funding application form should only be completed once an admissions application has been submitted to the College.
- The application deadline is 31st March 2014.