GSK-BBSRC Scholarships for UK and EU Students at Kings College London

Studying abroad is always an adventure full of financial challenges. If you want to remove your financial barriers, apply for the GSK-BBSRC scholarships at Kings College London.

The reason for the scholarship is to support UK and EU students who are starting a doctoral program at the university.

Founded in 1829, King’s College London is a public research university located in London, UK. King’s has become one of the two founding universities of the University of London and offers several study programs.

Why study at Kings College London? Its goal is to embed equality, diversity, and inclusion in everything we do. They want our policies, practices, and processes to empower people to fully contribute.

Application Deadline: 14 March 2021

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Kings College London
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Doctoral
  • Award: Stipend
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: UK and EU Students
  • The award can be taken in the UK


  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry, enzymology, organic/pharmaceutical chemistry
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (ranging from informal 1:1 discussion to formal presentations).
  • Experience in analytical chemistry (HPLC, GC).
  • Experience in analyzing genomics data or any other high-dimensional datasets.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Awareness of the values of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.

How to Apply

  • How to ApplyApplicants must have to take admission in the Ph.D. degree program at the university. Send your electronic application as a single PDF file directly to
  • Supporting Documents: Aspirants must have to submit the following:
  • A CV, including full details of all University course grades to date.
  • Contact details for two academic or professional referees (at least one academic).
  • A personal statement (1000 words maximum) outlining (i) your suitability for the project, (ii) what you hope to achieve from the Ph.D., and (iii) your research experience to date.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have a minimum of 2:1 in the first degree and/or Master’s degree in Molecular biology/Chemistry/Biochemistry/Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical chemistry.
  • Language Requirement: If your first language is not English you must be able to provide recent evidence that your spoken and written command of the English language is adequate for the programs for which you have applied.


Students will receive a stipend equivalent to at least the current BBSRC rate; for the academic year 2021/22, this rate is £17,285 per year (including London allowance).

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