King’s College London invites applications for Hans Rausing Scholarships through Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHoSTM) as follows: A one-plus-three year award (“1+3 award”), which funds the student to take one of the KCL MA History programmes, with progression to doctoral study at CHoSTM subject to the satisfactory completion of the MA; or
A three-year award (“+3 award”), to fund doctoral study only, for students who already have a Master’s degree in the history of science, technology, and/or medicine (HSTM), or a Master’s degree in History or a related humanities or social science field with an HSTM taught component or HSTM research experience.
About King’s College London
King's College London was founded by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington (then Prime Minister) in 1829 as a university college in the tradition of the Church of England. It now welcomes staff and students of all faiths and beliefs. King's professors played a major part in nineteenth-century science and in extending higher education to women and working men through evening classes. The university has grown and developed through mergers with several institutions each with their own distinguished histories. These include: United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's an... rea... read more
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Hans Rausing Scholarships
Aim and Benefits of Hans Rausing Scholarships
The value of the King’s College London Hans Rausing Scholarships 2021-2022 includes:
- Scholarship award of tuition fee and
- Living stipend awarding to international students.
Hans Rausing Scholarships Courses
Requirements for Hans Rausing Scholarships Qualification
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- Applicants must be domestic or international students.
- The award is available for masters & PhD program in History of Science, Technology and Medicine offered by the University.
- Students enrolling full time in the Honours program in the semester for which the scholarship is awarded.
- Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree certificate or equivalent in the relevant field
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
- A PhD project research proposal that is related to the research area
- Independent thinking and analytical aptitude for devising innovative scientific or technical solutions.
- Demonstrate capacity for effective independent work and as part of a team
- Demonstrate enthusiasm, motivation, flexibility and confidence
- Candidates must be highly motivated, responsible, and able to work independently in a structured manner, has good interpersonal and communication skill.
- Applicants must hold an offer for a full-time program at King’s College London, UK.
Documents Required for Application
There is no separate form for the Rausing Scholarship, to be considered for the +3 award, applicants
- Must submit with their electronic application a sample of written work,
- A brief personal statement of academic interests and reasons for undertaking doctoral research, and
- A research proposal. The research proposal should be around 1,000-1,500 words plus bibliography and should outline the historical questions being addressed and their significance, relevant historiography, and sources.
Application DeadlineMarch 15, 2021
How to Apply
Applicants for either award are advised to contact a prospective supervisor to discuss research interests and proposal. Staff at KCL working in HSTM are listed here: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/history/research/expertise? or here: https://www.kingschostm.com/about-us
For more details, visit King’s College London website.