Fully-Funded MRC-Sackler International Fellowships in Neurodevelopmental Disorders, UK


The Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorder is pleased to notify the public about its Fully-Funded MRC-Sackler International Fellowships to study at King’s College London for the academic year 2021/2022. The fellowship is accessible to pursue MRes and PhD degree course work.

The scholarship scheme is open to all students from different part of the world to study in a broad range of science fields including biological and physical sciences, medicine, mathematics, and computer science.


King’s College London is a founding college and member institution of the Federal University of London. It was established in 1829 by the cooperative effort of King George IV and Arthur Wellesley and 1st Duke of Wellington. It is the oldest university in England offering first- class quality teaching and highly-advanced research.

Why you should study at King’s College London, The university is dedicated to making their environment an inclusive, acceptable and motivating place to work and study. It supports and accept applications from students across the state and all appointments are on the basis of merit.

Application Deadline: Application Closes on 6 January 2021

Scholarship Description

  • Institution: King’s College London
  • Department: Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Degree Level: MRes and PhD
  • Value of Award: Fully-Funded
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Number of Student to be awarded: Unidentified
  • Nationality: International
  • To be taken at: UK

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Acceptable Nationalities: Citizens from any country of the world are eligible.
  • Available Courses: PhD degree programme in Neurodevelopmental Disorders.
  • Eligible Criteria: In order to be qualified, aspiring students are to meet the requirements below:
  • Candidates must hold at least an upper second degree 2:1 in a STEM subject.
  • For those candidates that have a lower second class 2:2, then a research-based MSc at merit or distinction level is demanded. English language ability requirement is needed also.
  • Clinician are eligible to apply too.

Method of Application

  • Application Process: If you want to be enlisted in this programme then you must submit your application through King’s online application. On the ‘Choosing a programme page’ you are to enter the given programme name ‘Neurodevelopmental Disorders MRes / PhD 1+3 (Full-Time),’ then search in your application, you will be asked to include your supporting documents.
  • Supporting Documents: You are required to submit an academic transcripts, details of your qualifications, details of your previous employment, CV, a personal statement and academic references.
  • Entrance Requirements: Interested students applying for this admission must go through the entry requirements of their selected program.
  • Language Requirement: If English is not your native language then its is important you submit proof of English Language Proficiency in IELTS, TOEFL, or other admissible evidence. For more information, please go through the English Language Requirements page.

Scholarship Perks

King’s College London will provide award in the following manner:

  • Home aspirants (British/ Irish) : The fully-funded scholarships will cover the following Course fees allowance (approximately £21,535 per annum) Contribution towards research costs, training and conferences attendance.
  • International Candidates ( EU/abroad): Eligibility to be affirmed but may reflect current UKRI guidance to open 30% of sponsorships to the international aspirants. If is confirmed, this would mean that about two sponsorships might be open to international aspirants with the same funding opportunity as Home candidates. This will be updated as soon as possible, as for now both home and international students applications will be accepted.