King’s IoPPN Clinician Investigator Scholarship 2017

The King’s IoPPN Clinician Investigator Scholarship was established in January 2017, through a generous philanthropic donation, to support masters and PhD scholarships in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). The IoPPN is a leading centre for mental health and related neurosciences research in Europe. It is one of the top 25 higher education institutions in the world, and ranked 1st in Europe for Psychiatry & Psychology.

What is the King’s IoPPN Clinician Investigator Scholarship?

The scholarships are aimed at encouraging current MBBS students and GKT Medical School Alumni to pursue research in the area of mental health and neurosciences. This scholarship will be awarded based on merit.

The scholarships are available for all full-time Home/EU fee status students undertaking masters and PhD programmes in the IoPPN, starting in Sept 2017.

Each student will receive a £20,000 scholarship, for the duration of their studies, per year.

Am I eligible?

For the Masters’ Programmes, applicants must:

  • be planning to undertake a MSc at the IoPPN or have firmly accepted an offer of a place;
  • be a graduate of GKT School of Medicine or its affiliates, or if an undergraduate, must have completed at least 3 years of their MBBS course, and have undertaken a clinical attachment in either psychiatry or neurology;
  • agree to provide an end of year report and a letter of thanks to the donor and attend events where necessary.
  • provide a written personal statement (up to 1000 words) including:
  • why they wish to undertake this course of study;
  • an example of a piece of academic work (e.g. a scientific publication or clinical report) that they have undertaken;
  • evidence of strong academic ability

For the PhD/MD (Res) Programmes, applicants must:

  • have firmly accepted an offer of a studentship at the IoPPN or have had a proposal for a PhD or MD(Res) approved by the relevant KCL/IoPPN Higher Degrees committee:
  • be a graduate of GKT School of Medicine, or be about to graduate, or be an intercalating MBBS student at GKT (PhD only)
  • agree to provide end of year reports annually during the course of their study and a letter of thanks to the donor on completion of their degree and attend events where necessary
  • provide an outline of their research proposal
  • provide a written personal statement (up to 1500 words) including:
  • why they wish to undertake a research degree in the fields of psychiatry/psychology/neuroscience
  • an example of a piece of academic work (eg a scientific publication or clinical report) that they have undertaken
  • evidence of strong academic ability

How do I apply?

Download an application form.

The application form should be completed, scanned and emailed to funding@kcl.ac.uk.

Alternatively it may be posted to Student Funding Office.

You must submit word/pdf versions of your supporting statement and research proposal. These should be emailed to funding@kcl.ac.uk.

The deadline for applications is 30 June2017.

When will I know the outcome of my application?

Provided your application form has been accurately completed and the appropriate documentary evidence supplied, you will be notified of the decision by 31 July 2017.

Deposits are not required until a decision has been made on the scholarships, unsuccessful scholarship candidates will need to pay their programme deposit within two weeks of the outcome.

Where can I get further information?

To find out more about the Scholarship scheme, please contact the Student Funding Office.

 

King’s-China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship scheme is now open

Applications for the co-funded King’s-China Scholarships PhD scholarship scheme are now being accepted for the 2015-16 academic year.

Citizens, who are also permanent residents, of the People’s Republic of China are eligible to apply for a scholarship, covering tuition fees and a living allowance, to undertake a full-time MPhil/PhD programme at King’s. These scholarships are open to prospective students who intend to commence their doctoral studies in the 2015-16 academic year or for current King’s students who are in their first year of an MPhil/PhD programme.

All subjects offered through King’s College London are eligible for these scholarships.

In order to be considered for a scholarship, applicants are required to submit their admissions application and a specific scholarship application to the Graduate School at King’s by the deadline of 30 January 2015 17:00 GMT.

For full details of the scheme and how to apply please click here.

Thouron Award Presentation – Study at Penn

The Thouron award, for British university graduates, which offers full funding, for up to two years, to study for a graduate degree programme at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (Penn).

Established in 1960, it is one of the most generous exchange fellowships in the world. Not only does it provide funding for tuition fees but also a stipend that allows students to travel and immerse themselves in the life of their host country. Typically between 6-10 awards are offered to British Students each year. You can read more about the award on the website: http://www.thouronaward.org/ .

Applications are invited by 5pm on 3 November 2014 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2015 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK. Come along and learn more at a Thouron Award presentation on:

30 September, 6pm, River Room, Strand Campus

All welcome: ideal for those who are coming to the end of a Master’s and are considering a postgraduate programme (Master’s or PhD) in the USA.

This scheme is open to students at all UK universities so if you have friends at other institutions who may be interested in the scholarship, let them know.

For further details, see Thouron website at www.thouronaward.org or contact Jennie Eldridge, Thouron Awards, 020 7848 3376