Saturday, 12 February 2011

UK:King's Africa Masters Scholarships 2011/2012

The Graduate School at King's College London is offering 3 scholarships to students of African nationality who wish to pursue a full-time postgraduate masters or MPhilStud degree programme in any discipline at King’s College London commencing in the 2011/12 academic year.

Value of award


Specified use

These scholarships can be used to contribute towards tuition fees or living costs. Subject to satisfactory progress, this award is valid for the full duration of the postgraduate programme.

Application procedure

Eligible applicants who submit an admissions application and indicate they wish to be considered for Graduate School funding schemes open to postgraduate taught (PGT) programmes – deadline of 1 March 2011 – will automatically be considered for the King’s Africa Scholarships. You will not be required to submit a separate form or notify the Graduate School Support Team of your wish to be considered. Please DO NO contact the Graduate School Support Team to ask for your application to be considered as it will be automatically.

See full details of how to apply via the Graduate School postgraduate taught (PGT) schemes (1 March 2011 deadline) at:

For applicants who intend to apply between 1 March and 15 April 2011 please follow the process set out below:

~ Materials to be submitted:
An Admissions Application form - submitted to the admissions office via the online admissions portal via Instructions on how to apply will be available via the Admissions link (see left hand menu).

~ Africa KINGS Funding Reference Code – applicants must enter the following reference code ‘Africa11’ under question 5 'Other - please specify' of the ‘Funding’ page of the admissions application.

~ Academic References – all admissions applications require two references to be submitted in support, please ensure that your chosen referees are aware of the funding deadline

~ Academic Transcripts – where applicable, academic transcripts must be submitted with the online admissions application by the funding deadline.

Please note that applicants must complete and submit the required documentation by the deadline of 17.00GMT, 15 April 2011. Note that the deadline is absolute and materials received after this specified time and date will not be accepted and the applicant will be considered ineligible.

IMPORTANT - if the reference code is not included within the admissions application then the application will not be considered for funding! This is because an automated report will only be drawn from the admissions portal on those applications that have included the reference code in the relevant field. Without the code we are not able to identify applicants who wish to be considered for this award.

Please note: Applicants are responsible for ensuring all relevant documents are submitted by the stated deadline. Where a funding application does not include all required documentation, which includes the submission of an admissions form, it will automatically be considered as ineligible.
Contact details

Contact at King's

Research & Graduate School Support Section
Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 3376/3389
Fax: +44 (0)20 7848 3328


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