King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship, UK

King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship

King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship, UK

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.The aim of the King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any country.The objective of King’s College London is to manage the student lifecycle from application to graduation to ensure a coherent and seamless student experience and effective administrative process

If applicants’ first language is not English they must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which you have applied.

Degree Level: PhD scholarships for international students wishing to commence their research programmes in 2016-17.

Subject Offered: Scholarships are offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Participating Institution(s): King’s College London, UK

Eligibility: PhD scholarships for international students wishing to commence their research programmes, Applicants must meet the following guidelines:
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

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.

Eligible Nationalities: Scholarship are open for international students.

College Admission Requirement 

Entrance Requirement: 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.

English Language Requirements: If your first language is not English you must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programmes for which you have applied. The level of English language you are required to demonstrate is dependant upon the programme for which you have applied. The level of English required for each programme is denoted by a five-band system, each band corresponds to a level of English language competance.

Scholarship Benefit: The scholarship will comprise International fees, bench fees (at £1.5K) where applicable & stipend.

Supporting Material: A complete admissions application, including all necessary supporting documentation such as transcripts, references and English test results (if applicable).

Application Procedure for King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship, UK

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

  • 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
    and
  • 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 thier you have submitted a complete admission  s application, including all necessary supporting documentation such as transcripts, references and English test results (if applicable).

Online Application: Yes

Online Application

Deadline: The application deadline is 31 March 2016.

Scholarship Link

More about King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship, UK

King’s-HKU Joint PhD ScholarshipKing’s College London (informally King’s or KCL; formerly styled King’s College, London) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. King’s was founded in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington and received its royal charter in the same year, making it arguably the third-oldest university in England. King’s became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London in 1836 and has grown through mergers, including with Queen Elizabeth College and Chelsea College of Science and Technology (in 1985), the Institute of Psychiatry (in 1997), and the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery (in 1998).

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