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King's College London

Joint A*STAR - King’s College London PhD Studentships in Biomedical Science

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Multiple disciplines
19668 GBP
United Kingdom
Not specified
Application deadline


King’s College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. They are dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in society and realising their vision of making the world a better place. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



£19,668 + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • health
  • other


King’s is a research-intensive university with a global reputation for academic discovery and teaching. King’s College London and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) are collaborating to offer a unique PhD experience, providing students with the opportunity to conduct research both at King’s and with an A*STAR Research Institute and Supervisor in Singapore.

Applicable programmes


Each studentship is fully funded for four years, including tuition fees and a tax-free stipend in line with UKRI funding for research training (for the year 2022/23, this was set at £19,668). A Research Training Student Grant (RTSG) will be provided for research consumables and for attending UK and international conferences. At King’s College London, consumables allowance (1st year £5,000 and 4th year £2,000).

In addition, the student will be spending up to two years conducting their PhD research and training with an A*STAR Research Institute and Supervisor. During this time, A*STAR will offer the following:

One-time allowance comprising an airfare grant of S$1,500;

One-time settling-in allowance of S$1,000;

One-time computer allowance of S$800;

Monthly housing allowance of S$600;

Monthly stipend of S$2,700;

Conference allowance;

Medical insurance;

Miscellaneous research costs of the PhD work are covered by the A*STAR Research Entities.


  • All projects are open to citizens from the UK, the EU, the USA, Canada, Latin America, and Australia.

Scholarship requirements


Multiple disciplines


United Kingdom


76 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

Not specified

To apply, visit their webpage for guidance and submit an online application via King’s Apply.


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