King’s College London is inviting applications for its King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship for International Students in the UK for the 2019/2020 academic session.

King’s is one of the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2018/19) the fourth oldest university in England, research-led and based in the heart of London. The Vision demonstrates how King’s will continue to inspire future generations, through a rounded education, to be the critical thinkers, problem solvers and change-makers the world needs.

Through the highest quality disciplinary research and interdisciplinary collaborations, King’s staff and students will contribute insights into and solutions for the world’s many diverse challenges. As a community of staff, students, partners and collaborators, King’s will serve the needs and aspirations of society both locally and across the globe.

Worth of Award

  • The King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship provides full tuition fees, stipend and an annual research grant.
  • One scholarship is available for the 2019/20 academic year for students applying to joint PhD programmes run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong, with King’s as their home institution


King’s-HKU Joint PhD Scholarship is open to all Nationalities Students must:

  • Be due to commence a full-time joint PhD programme run in collaboration between King’s College London and the University of Hong Kong during the 2019/20 academic year
  • Have applied to King’s College London as the home institution
  • Have submitted all the required application materials by the funding deadline. Please note that:
  • The scholarship cannot commence prior to September/October 2019
  • Students currently enrolled in a joint PhD programme are not eligible to apply
  • The scholarship cannot be held on a part-time basis

How to Apply

In order to be considered for an award, candidates must:

  • First, apply to King’s College London for a joint PhD programme run in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong using the online admissions application
  • Submit the online Joint PhD scholarship application form to the Centre for Doctoral Studies by the funding deadline
  • Note that this should only be done after you have submitted a complete admissions application, including all necessary supporting documentation such as transcripts, references, English test results (if applicable) and the joint PhD Travel Plan form.
  • The online application form can be accessed on their website.
  • Please note students who have already applied for admissions, and those who previously applied but deferred entry to 2019/20, will NOT be required to submit an admissions application again.

Deadline: Application closes March 31, 2019.

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