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, 2024) 
  • The fourth oldest university in England 
  • Third for research impact amongst multi-faculty universities (Research Excellence Framework, 2021) 
  • Sixth in the UK for graduate employability (Times Higher University Rankings 2022) 

King’s is a research led University based at the heart of London. Our vision is to deliver research to inform and innovate. Through world-leading and outward-looking research focused on meeting societal need, King's aims to make the world a better place.

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 to excel by the Centre for Doctoral Studies. We offer our postgraduate researchers; funding support, high quality training, professional development, tailored careers & employability advice and guidance throughout their degree. 

Grant amount

Full tuition waiver

£21,286 living stipend

$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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