King’s College London Summer Programmes is offering 8 tuition fee scholarships to bright students from around the globe to study on our 2018 Undergraduate Summer School. Apply now!
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Organization: King's College London was founded in 1828-9 by a group of eminent politicians, churchmen and others. King's was granted a royal charter by King George IV on 14 August 1829 and it has many famous former students and members of staff, including Rosalind Franklin and John Keats.King's has acquired the east wing of Somerset House. In addition, twelve people who have worked or studied at King's and its constituent institutions have been awarded the Nobel Prize.King’s College London is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of global society.Through strong partnerships and research and teaching excellence, King’s is recognised as a thought-leader on interdisciplinary themes of global significance. King’s provides an internationalised curriculum and student experience which creates global citizens connected to international networks and employable anywhere in the world. King’s International Strategy to 2020 sets out the university’s vision for taking advantage of the overwhelmingly positive impact thinking globally has on our students, our staff, our research and the world at large. King’s International Strategy has been designed to integrate seamlessly into the university’s wider strategy and ethos and is underpinned by five strategic priorities: attract the best international minds to King’s, provide an internationalised curriculum and student experience, invest in strategic partnerships with world-class institutions, raise King’s profile as a thought-leader in areas of global significance, create an ethical and enabling environment for King’s international activities.
Duty Station: London
Open To: Students
Timeframe: For timeframe refer to Undergraduate Summer School link (useful links)
Job description: King’s College London Summer Programmes is offering 8 tuition fee scholarships to bright students from around the globe to study on our 2018 Undergraduate Summer School. The Undergraduate Summer School teaches 30 different modules spanning subject areas such as health and science, maths and engineering, law, governance, business management, culture and ancient languages. Our Undergraduate Summer School is a chance to immerse yourself in British culture, experience the UK higher education system and make friends with fellow students from around the world. The research-led teaching is globally-renowned and uses group discussions, off-campus excursions and guest speakers to make summer classes as fun and as informative as possible. The Undergraduate Summer School classes take place on King’s College London riverside campuses in the very heart of London, so you will be within easy reach of all the main visitor attractions enabling you to enjoy the city while you learn.
- The King’s College London Summer Scholarship requires applicants to be working at, or have obtained, a 2:1 (or equivalent) in their degree programme. Equivalencies for some countries are listed in the Undergraduate Summer School entry requirements
- If you have not studied at university, or do not meet our academic requirements, contact the email address for queries about the scholarship requirements (contacts) to find out if they are able to consider your application based on other criteria.
- For the English requirements refer to the Undergraduate Summer School entry requirements list
Fees: The Summer King’s scholarship covers the 2018 tuition fee of £1,500
1.) Complete your application for the Undergraduate Summer School via the King’s Apply portal. For details on how to submit your summer school application, please follow the instructions on the ‘How to Apply’ page https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/summer/how-to-apply.aspx.
In addition you must also do the following:
2.) Include the statement “I am applying for a Summer@King’s scholarship” at the top of the Personal Statement section of the application.
3.) Create a 3 minute video of yourself answering the following question: “Why does London matter to the world in 2018?” You can approach this question in a number of different ways, considering a range of themes, and you may also wish to reflect on the question from the perspective of your particular subject area.
4.) Upload the video to Dropbox and add the Dropbox link to the top of your personal statement. Important: video should be in one of the following formats: .mov or .mp4 or .avi or .wmv.
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