PhD scholarships for African students

Africa International PGR Scholarships

The African Leadership Centre, King's College London is pleased to announce that limited funding is now available to support African students full-time PhD studies at King's. Funding is available for African students whose research falls at the intersection of two or more of the themes/disciplines: Conflict, Peace and Security; Global Health; Development; Digital Technology.

Do you have research interests that relate to Africa? Could you take an interdisciplinary approach to your research? Applications are invited from international students from Africa for three full scholarships to undertake a full time PhD at King's College London starting in 2020/21


Eligibility criteria:

Open to residents of the following countries
Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda, Tunisia, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, South Africa, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Rwanda, Nigeria, Niger, Namibia, Mozambique, Morocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mali, Malawi, Madagascar, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ghana, Gambia, Gabon, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Djibouti, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Republic of Congo, Democratic People's Republic, Comoros, Chad, Central African Republic, Cap Verde, Cameroon, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Angola, Algeria

Candidates must:

  • Be African nationals and permanently resident in the relevant country
  • Be liable for tuition fees at the higher international/overseas rate
  • Plan to commence a full-time MPhil/PhD programme at King’s College London in the 2020-21 academic year (from October 2020 and by no later than July 2021)
  • Plan to conduct research that is relevant to Africa, at the intersection of two or more of the given themes or disciplines, as described below.
  • Hold an admissions offer for an MPhil/PhD programme at King’s by 1 April 2020
  • Apply for the scholarship by no later than 1 April 2020

Please note:

  •     Existing doctoral degree students are not eligible to apply
  •     The scholarship cannot be held on a part-time basis
  •     Professional doctorate degrees are not eligible
  •     Distance learning programmes are not eligible
  •     The scholarship cannot commence prior to October 2020

Applicable subjects
All Subjects

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