Kings College London Scholarships 2024

Applications are invited for the Kings College London Scholarships 2024. Awards give students the chance to receive an education. Thus, in order to support students, King’s College London offers qualified students a fully funded scholarship. Funding is available for the 2024–2025 academic year. Students can study in London for their PhD or master’s degree.

Under this scholarship, the college offers a variety of majors and academic fields for students pursuing postgraduate degree programs. All of the costs will be met by the scholarship. Established in 1829, King’s College London (KCL) is the oldest public research institute in London. KCL currently hosts over 33,000 domestic and international students. This university is ranked 35th in the world by QS World University Rankings.

About Kings College London

Over 5,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students join King’s Residences each year. Our residences are the perfect place to live and learn through life experiences, develop strategies to manage life’s challenges, and use those skills to thrive long after you have left your accommodation. We aim to maximise every interaction to encourage individuality, resilience and experience sharing.

King’s vision for 2029 is to make the world a better place. King’s Residences will deliver that by providing a safe, professional, service-driven and inclusive residential community, where independent living stimulates non-academic learning for a better student experience and improved success at King’s and beyond.

Kings College London Scholarships Details

University: King’s College London
Degree level: MS/MPhil, PhD
Scholarship coverage: Fully Funded
Eligible nationality: All Nationalities
Award Country:
United Kingdom
Last Date: November 1,

Why Choose King’s Residences?

Our central London residences are close to campus, come with an accommodation guarantee for first year undergraduates and all postgraduates, and couldn’t be simpler to book.

Here are just a few reasons to choose King’s Residences:

• No need for a guarantor
• Fantastic, central London locations
• All utility bills included
• Free access to gyms*

Award Details

Chevening scholarships are open to applicants from over 160 countries and territories around the world, looking to study an eligible one-year taught master’s degree at a UK institution.

Whilst there is no ‘typical’ Chevening Scholar, we are looking for the kind of people who have the passion, ideas, and influence to provide the solutions and leadership needed to create a better future.

Because these scholarships are fully funded, you are free to focus on achieving your professional goals and maximizing the experience of a lifetime. You will live and study in the UK for a year, during which time you will develop professionally and academically, network extensively, experience UK culture, and build lasting positive relationships with the UK. On completing your studies, you will leave the UK equipped with the knowledge and networks necessary to bring your own ideas to life.

Award Value

Chevening scholarships are fully funded, covering flights, accommodation, and course fees. As part of a partnership agreement between Chevening and King’s College London, scholars who are funded by these scholarships receive 20% cover towards their tuition fees from King’s.

Application Process

Applications are made directly to Chevening. The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when applicants are conditionally selected for an award. Timeline for the next competition

  • Applications open: 2 August at 12:00 (BST)
  • Applications close: 1 November 12:00 (GMT).

Student Testimonial

Studying at King’s College London offered me the right educational experience with a chance to network, broaden my professional circle, and enhance my competency to accomplish my goal of contributing to my country, Malaysia.

The Chevening scholarship funding significantly improved my study experience by removing the stress of finding the money to study. It allows me to focus completely on my studies and realize my dreams.

This opportunity has allowed me to mingle with people from diverse backgrounds, discover cultural differences, and celebrate the strength of diversity while expanding my network.

King’s College London has enhanced my study experience by providing all the exposure and opportunity a student can ever wish for! Besides the full-fledged learning experience, it allows you to mingle with the top minds from various parts of the globe.

Short Courses

King’s College London offers a range of short courses for both professionals and students alike. Reflecting the academic strengths of the university, these courses offer individuals the opportunity to learn in the heart of London with renowned faculty and excellent facilities.

Pre-sessional English Courses

Our innovative Pre-sessional programs teach you the academic and language skills you need to succeed in your chosen degree and provide a different pathway to retaking an external English test.

There are different course lengths to help you meet your offer conditions (16, 11, and 6 weeks) and our team of experienced and highly-qualified tutors will give you the very best start in your academic studies.

99% of students met the conditions to progress to their chosen degree at King’s in 2022 and our Pre-sessional program satisfaction has been at least 95% for the past three years.

 Language Centre

We offer high-quality language teaching through short courses, private tuition, and bespoke corporate training. Lessons are held at our central London campuses in Strand and Waterloo and also online. Whether you are a King’s student or just someone looking to pick up a new language, we have different services on offer to suit your needs. Use our checker tool below to see what the King’s Language Centre can offer you.

27 Languages

  • Arabic
  • Arabic Levantine
  • Bengali
  • British Sign Language
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Gujarati
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese for speakers of romance languages
  • Punjabi
  • Russian
  • Sanskrit
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Urdu

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar captures the dates for semesters and other key dates across the academic year, which runs from September to August. These dates apply to all faculties and to the majority of undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate-taught (PGT) programs. For further details related to more specific dates for your program, please contact your faculty or department. Please see our article When is the university closed? for details on closure days and public holidays.

Teaching dates

  • Semester 1
    • Teaching: Monday 25 September – Friday 8 December 2023
    • Teaching/Revision: Monday 11 December – Friday 15 December 2023
  • Semester 2
    • Teaching: Friday 12 January – Thursday 28 March 2024
    • Teaching/Revision: Monday 22 April – Friday 26 April 2024

Reading weeks
If your program has reading weeks, they will normally be:

  • Monday 30 October – Friday 3 November 2023
  • Monday 19 February – Friday 23 February 2024

Assessment periods

  • Period 1: Friday 5 January – Thursday 11 January 2024
  • Period 2: Monday 29 April – Friday 31 May 2024
  • Period 3: Monday 5 August – Friday 16 August 2024

These are the university’s established assessment periods during which most UG and PGT examinations will be held. However, not all students will have examinations during each period. Please check with your faculty for further information and refer to our article on the exam timetable.

Attendance & holidays

  • Normal hours of operation are 08:00 – 18:00. These are the times in which you should expect teaching, learning, and assessment activities to be timetabled. 
  • If you are a Postgraduate Taught (PGT) student, you are expected to work on your dissertation/project throughout the summer.
  • If you are a Postgraduate Research student (PGR), you should agree on vacations in writing with your supervisor.

Explore Our Research

Our nine Faculties are at the cutting edge of world-leading research. Research Centres and Interest Groups bring researchers together across multiple disciplines to accelerate research for scholarship, innovation, and impact. Cross-faculty institutes and themes connect and develop our research across major disciplinary research challenges and support links with the public sector, industry, and third sector. Collaboration is at the core of research excellence. Our major cross-faculty academic and clinical research partnerships are a vital part of our research approach.

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