King's College London

The Fulbright King's College London Award covers any non-clinical PhD programme offered by the university.

King’s College London is:

  • One of the top 25 universities in the world (2016-17 QS international world rankings)
  • The fourth oldest university in England
  • Research-led and based in the heart of London.

King’s has a distinguished reputation in:

  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Sciences, including health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry
  • Social sciences, including international affairs.

King’s has influenced many of the advances that shape modern life, such as:

  • Discovery of the structure of DNA
  • Research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar
  • Medicine and healthcare, including antiseptic surgery and palliative care - the largest centre for the education of healthcare professionals in Europe

Grant amount

  • Full tuition waiver
  • £14,600 per year

The Fulbright King's College London Award generously provides funding and tuition waivers for each fee-liable year of doctoral study. The stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs while in the UK.

In the UK, PhDs are typically three-year programmes (full-time).