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 10 UK universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2020) 
  • 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

PhD students at King’s are supported by the Centre for Doctoral Studies. This central department equips research students to excel with funding support, high quality training, professional development, and guidance throughout their degree. 

Grant amount

Full tuition waiver

Three years living stipend equivalent to the yearly UKRI rate, which in 2023/24 was £20,622

$1500 travel stipend

The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards life in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).

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