The Desmond Tutu Scholarship is King’s Scholars undergraduate free Scholarships are awarded to successful international students entering university in 2016. King’s College London is very pleased to announce the establishment of this new award, as part of the King’s Scholars schemes for 2016 entry.
These Scholarships are available to all international students starting undergraduate programs at King’s College London in September 2016.
King’s College London is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. The institution is actively seeking students who are interested in higher education so that they can play an important part in making the world a better place.
You are eligible to apply if you are an undergraduate degree seeking student startin studiesg at King’s in 2016, who do not already possess a previous degree from a UK, EU or international institution, are eligible to apply, though the selection criteria below will be applied to each applicant.
Eligibility Requirements are as follows:
- Applicants must be undertaking a first degree;
- Applicants should not hold a first degree from a UK, EU or other international institution;
- Applicants should not be NHS-funded in their first year of study;
- You will only be considered if you are subsequently confirmed as holding an admission letter from King’s;
- submit a completed essay, not more than 1,000 words, titled: “How do you think an education at King’s College London would help you to serve society once you graduate?”
- submit a copy of your curriculum vitae (CV) which demonstrates existing work in service to society.
* Please note that being eligible does not mean an automatic entitlement to a scholarship, as final selection by committee is based upon your essay and CV submission.
Applicants from all countries
King’s College London, UK
All Undergraduate courses offered at the college
Number of Scholarship awards
A total of 24 scholarships are available for selected international students
The scholarship is payable in year one of your course of study and will be paid to as a single cash bursary in October 2016.
Each scholarship will be paid as a cash bursary of £1,000 and scholars will be invited to a number of events throughout the year including a welcome dinner for all Desmond Tutu scholars hosted by the VP Education.
How to apply
Please note before you apply for this scholarship, you need to have received an admission offer to study at King’s and must then submit an essay and a scholarship application to the Student Funding Office by the deadline indicated below. You can download the application form from the official website (link to it is below).
Your essay and scholarship application must reach the Student Funding Office by 5pm (17:00 GMT) Friday 1 April 2016.
Application Deadline: 1 April 2016
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