Africa International PGR Scholarships 2021-22

The African Leadership Centre, King's College London, is pleased to announce funding to support African students for full-time PhD studies at King's. Three (3) full scholarships are available to international students from Africa who plan to undertake research that has relevance to the continent of Africa and falls at the intersection of two or more of the following themes/disciplines:

  • Conflict, Peace and Security
  • Global Health
  • Development
  • Digital Technology

 Eligibility criteria

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 2021-22 academic year (from October 2021 and by no later than June 2022);
  • Plan to conduct research that is relevant to Africa, at the intersection of two or more of the given themes or disciplines, as described in the ‘Award Details’ section;
  • Have applied to King’s College London for the scholarship (as instructed in the ‘Application Process’ section below) by the given deadlines;
  • Secure an admission offer for an MPhil/PhD programme at King’s by 30 June 2021.

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 2021.

The timeline is as follows:

 30 April 2021

  • Deadline to submit a full admissions application via King’s Apply

30 June 2021

 (23:59 GMT)

  • Deadline to add the specified funding code AND submit a completed ‘Africa International PGR Scholarships 2021-22 Form’ to the admissions application via King’s Apply;
  • Deadline to secure an admission offer.

End of July 2021

  • Announcement of Decisions

 Click Here for full details.



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