About the Scholarship:
The Newsweek Global Leadership MSc Scholarships are available for international students looking to enroll full-time in the 2023–2024 academic year at King’s College London’s African Leadership Centre. The scholarships will cover the living expenses of selected candidates in the UK through stipends. The source of funding for these scholarships is Dr. Dev Pragad, the CEO of Newsweek and a King’s College London alumnus. For the 2023–2024 academic year, the African Leadership Centre is offering two master’s awards for international students enrolled in the Global Leadership and Peacebuilding MSc program. Each scholarship is worth up to £24,660 (international fees), and an additional £400 will be provided to cover the cost of the Leadership Weekend Workshop, a program requirement.
About King’s College London:
King’s College London, also known as King’s or KCL, is a renowned English public research university located in London. It was established in 1829 by a royal charter with the assistance of King George IV and the Duke of Wellington. King’s is one of the country’s oldest academic institutions and has grown in size over the years through various mergers, including those with other colleges and schools.
King’s University consists of five campuses: Strand Campus in central London, Guy’s, St. Thomas’, and Waterloo along the Thames, and Denmark Hill in south London. It also has facilities in Newquay, Cornwall, and Shrivenham, Oxfordshire. The university operates nine faculties, each containing multiple departments, centers, and research divisions.
King’s has achieved high rankings in various university league tables and is known for its academic excellence. While it was ranked joint-14th overall in The Sunday Times’ 10-year (1998-2007) average ranking of British institutions, its recent performance in domestic league tables has also been noteworthy.
- The Newsweek Global Leadership MSc Scholarships cover tuition fees of up to £24,660.
To qualify for the Newsweek Global Leadership MSc Scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be international students.
- International applicants who will be in London for the entire academic year for the full-time program are eligible.
- The award is open to community leaders interested in any aspect of global leadership and promoting peace in developing nations.
- Candidates should be able to articulate how participating in this program will help them bring about transformational change in their target societies.
- Selection of applicants will be based on merit and a personal statement describing how the scholarship will impact them financially.
- Each applicant must complete the King’s College London online application for the MSc in Global Leadership and Peacebuilding.
- The personal statement submitted for the MSc application must include a brief paragraph indicating that the applicant has also applied for this specific scholarship and should mention the financial impact of the scholarship on their studies.
- Additional requirements for the entire application may be specified on the official website.
For further information and to apply, please visit the official website.
Application Deadline: Not specified