Sir Richard Trainor PhD Scholarships for International Students 2017/2018 – Kings College, London

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Kings College, London is offering scholarships to international students for the academic year 2016-17. One scholarship each is available to each of the following projects.

Application Deadline: 18th June 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: UK, EU and International countries

To be taken at (country): UK

Eligible Field of Study: For the academic year 2017-18, one scholarship each has been made available to each of the following projects:

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  • Making the modern racehorse in Britain, c1920-2020
  • Beyond the Madness of King George: Health and Healing at the Hanoverian Court
  • Understanding Citizen Engagement with Parliamentary Debates: A computational approach using the Online Hansard Report
  • Robotic Singulation of Tangled Plants
  • Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community

About the Award: Professor Sir Richard Trainor Scholarship scheme has been developed in response to an anonymous donation in acknowledgement of the Principal who left the College in 2014 after ten years, and will fund up to 31 PhD scholarships over a 3 year period.

Type: MPhil and PhD


  • Prospective students who wish to undertake a full-time MPhil/PhD programme with one of the above advertised projects commencing in 2016-17 are eligible to apply
  • Current MPhil/PhD students are NOT eligible to apply
  • These scholarships are open to home, EU and international students who can demonstrate academic excellence and research potential
  • If selected, the scholarship will be offered subject to you being offered a place on the PhD programme and meeting the relevant programme entry requirements.

Number of Awardees: 1 scholarship for each of the eligible projects

Value of Scholarship: £15,000. Each scholarship will cover tuition fees and/or living costs, plus, where relevant, any additional contribution, financial or in-kind, provided by a partner organisation, details of which can be found by clicking on the individual project details links above.

Duration of Scholarship: 3 year period

How to Apply: Visit Studentship webpage to apply

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Kings College, London