Monday, February 8, 2016

King's-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship 2016-17

King’s College London is offering King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship for international students in 2016-2017. Scholarships are available for full time PhD degree progammes in any area of study.

Eligibility criteria
  • Open to residents of the following countries
    All Nationalities
    • Be due to commence a full-time joint PhD programme run in collaboration between King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong during the 2016/17 academic year
    • Have applied to King’s College London as the home institution
    • Have submitted all the required application materials by the funding deadline (as outlined in the PGR Guidance Document attached below)

Please note that:
    • The scholarship cannot commence prior to September/October 2016
    • Students currently enrolled on a joint PhD programme are not eligible to apply
    • The scholarship cannot be held on a part-time basis
    • Applications for joint PhD programmes must be approved by both King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong before a formal offer can be made. As such, the process may take longer than for a single PhD programme. Students are able to apply for the scholarship whilst their application is being considered in order to meet the set deadline.
    • If final acceptance has not been received by both institutions by the scholarship deadline, students must have at least obtained approval from the relevant faculty/department/division within King’s College London along with provisional agreement from a supervisor within the University of Hong Kong. Proof will be requested as part of the application process.
  • Applicable subjects
    All Subjects

Applications may be submitted from 16-Dec-2015 until 31-Mar-2016

Information about the funding
King's has recently announced support for a number of PhD scholarships for international students wishing to commence their research programmes in 2016-17.
Value of award
International fees, bench fees (at £1.5K) where applicable & stipend

Application procedure
In order to be considered for an award, candidates must:

1) First, apply to King’s College London for a joint PhD programme run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong using the online admissions application


2) Submit the online Joint PhD scholarship application form to the Graduate School by the funding deadline of 16:00 GMT, 31 March 2016. Note that this should only be done after you have submitted a complete admissions application, including all necessary supporting documentation such as transcripts, references and English test results (if applicable).

For further details and application visit the King's-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship 2016-17 page.

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