King’s College London Summer Programmes is offering 10 tuition fee scholarships to refugees who have been granted leave to remain in the United Kingdom to study on our 2017 Undergraduate Summer School.
The Undergraduate Summer School is an academically intensive, exciting programme and there are a wide range of modules available. The modules take place during the day each weekday. The scholarship covers the tuition fee of £1,500 and the application deadline is 29 May 2017.
Who is eligible?
We are looking for excellent candidates who are passionate about thinking, learning and communicating, and keen on taking a first step back into education. Eligible students must:
Fulfill our standard Undergraduate Summer School admissions criteria with qualifications allowing them to study at university and offer English at level B2 of the CEFR. Full details of our entry requirements can be found here. If you are unable to provide the relevant documents please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for advice.
Be a recognized refugee who has been granted leave to remain in the UK.
How to apply
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 in the King’s Partners & Alumni application portal for guidelines.
In addition you must also do the following:
- Include the statement “I am applying for a Summer@King’s Scholarship with UNHCR” at the top of the Personal Statement section of the application.
Write and upload an extended personal statement (700 words) in the Personal Statement section. The statement should outline the reasons why you would like to attend the Undergraduate King’s Summer School and how this will fit in with your wider plans for education and/or your career.
Upload your current Curriculum Vitae (in English).
Upload a scanned copy of your refugee status in the United Kingdom.
Successful applicants will be notified by 2 June 2017. Unsuccessful applicants will NOT be contacted. Due to the high volume of applications feedback on individual applications cannot be provided.
Please note: Scholarship recipients may be asked to contribute to the wider publicity of this opportunity in future years. We will on request obscure your identity.