2013/2014 Desmond Tutu Scholarship for AFricans in the UK
Kings College London is pleased to announce the introduction of this new award, under the king’s stock plans for 2013 entry.
Kings College London is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, learning and understanding in the service of society. We are looking for students who pursue higher education so that they can play a role in making the world a better place.
What Exchange Desmond Tutu?
Exchange Desmond Tutu is one of the new king’s University Scholarships, which will directly benefit students entering higher education in 2013.
What is the amount of 2013/2014 Desmond Tutu Scholarship for AFricans in the UK?
There are a total of 14 scholarships available, as follows:
7 @ £ 7,500 for Home / EU students
7 @ £ 15,000 for international students.
Each scholarship is payable in equal installments over three years and may be paid in the form of grant money or a payment towards your tuition King.
Am I eligible for the 2013/2014 Desmond Tutu Scholarship for AFricans in the UK?
All undergraduate students from King in 2013, who have not already graduated prior to a UK, EU or international institution, are eligible if the following criteria are applied to each candidate:
* To be eligible for the 2013/2014 Desmond Tutu Scholarship for AFricans in the UK, the student must:
not have a degree first a UK, EU or any other international institution;
not be NHS-funded in their first year of study;
Must undertake a first degree;
will only be considered if you are later confirmed that the holding of an offer to Kings college
submit an essay should not exceed 1000 words, entitled: “How do you think the education at King’s College London could help you serve society once you graduate?”
* Please note that to be eligible does not mean an automatic right to a grant, because the final selection is based on committee submitting your essay.
How is assessed essay?
The word limit is 1,000 words. The title of the dissertation is: How do you think the education at King’s College London could help you serve society once you graduate?
The evaluation criteria of the test:
academic merit of the mission – and a clear fluid with a focused and structured argument;
understanding and exposition of how the skills learned in college will be able to translate into action in the service of society.
How do I apply for a scholarship Desmond Tutu?
The application form can be downloaded here: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/ug/funding/stufund/2013-14/scholarships/desmondtutu.aspx
The deadline for applications is 17 am on Monday, April 1, 2013.
When will I know the outcome of my application?
Successful applicants will be notified if they are successful at April 15, 2013. Scholarship applications are welcome applicants to programs, but only candidates who hold an offer to the King March 31, 2013 will be eligible for a scholarship.