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Apply for the Africa International PGR Scholarships at King's College, London

Brief Description

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 Ph.D. at King’s College London starting in 2021/22. Funding is available for up to 4 years.

The topic of the Ph.D. must clearly be relevant to the continent of Africa.


The Scholarship covers:

  • An annual stipend (living allowance): at the UKRI rate (for the year 2021/22, this was set at £17,285)

  • Full international tuition fees

  • Research Support Grant: up to £5k/year, depending on the research project.


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.


  • 30 April 2021

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