Postgraduate Research Scholarship in King’s College

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in King’s College/King’s College London (informally King’s or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding college and member institution of the federal University of London. King’s was established in 1829 by King George IV and Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, when it received its first royal charter (as a university college), and is one of the oldest universities in England. In 1836, King’s became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London.

At a Glance of King’s College London

King’s College London
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Coat of arms
Latin: Collegium Regale Londiniense
Motto Latin: Sancte et Sapienter
Motto in English
With Holiness and Wisdom
Type Public research university
Established 1829 (earliest recorded teaching in medical school 1561)
Endowment £258.1 million (as of 31 July 2019)[rx]
Budget £902.0 million (2018–19)[rx]
Chancellor The Princess Royal
(as Chancellor of the University of London)
Principal Ed Byrne
Chairman of the Council Lord Geidt
Academic staff
5,220 (2018/19)
Administrative staff
3,485 (2018/19)
Students 32,895 (2018/19)
Undergraduates 19,200 (2018/19)
Postgraduates 13,690 (2018/19)


United Kingdom

Coordinates: 51°30′43.00″N 0°06′58.00″W

Campus Urban
Visitor Justin Welby
(as Archbishop of Canterbury ex officio)

Blue & King’s red

Affiliations ACU
Francis Crick Institute
Golden triangle
Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities
King’s Health Partners
PLuS Alliance
Royal Academy of Music
Russell Group
Thomas Young Centre
University of London
Universities UK
Mascot Reggie the Lion

Why at King’s College London? At the college, students can develop themselves in an environment which is vibrant and safe. It has been recognizing excellence in innovation, research and teaching.

Application Deadline: June 26, 2020

Brief Description

  • University: King’s College of London
  • Department: The Defence Studies Department
  • Course Level: Postgraduate research
  • Award: £4,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Nationality: EU and UK
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: EU and UK nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Research in the Defence studies, war studies, international relations and related subjects
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Master’s degree with high merit, and a 2:1 honours degree at the bachelor’s level. It is highly desirable (but not essential) to have taken courses in this field at a postgraduate level before undertaking research work in the Defence Studies Department.
  • Extensive practical experience in a relevant field (eg military, diplomatic, humanitarian or developmental) may be taken into account when evaluating an application.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply – To participate, applicants firstly take admission for a postgraduate research study at king’s college of London. After that, applicants will need to register please contact
  • Supporting Documents – A personal statement, a copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), One academic reference, a sample of your previous writing and CV.
  • Admission Requirements – To apply, requisites are needed to meet all the entry requirements of King’s College of London.
  • Language Requirement – Students need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English.

Benefits: The studentship covers the UK/EU tuition fees + £11,500 yearly stipend and additional paid teaching opportunities (starting salary of £4,000)

Application Deadline: June 26, 2020

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