Studentship in Science Education - Rosalind Driver Scholarship Fund (RDSF)

  • PHD
  • £20,000
  • 12 May 2022

The Rosalind Driver Scholarship Fund at King’s aims to provide funding to one student to undertake a PhD study in science education.

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Open to all nationalities. Essential criteria: • A good (2:1 or 1st class) honours degree; • High merit/distinction at Master's level (or equivalent qualification) in the social sciences/ education or a related field (including some research experience); • Recent experience of formal or informal learning settings; • A commitment to social justice and equitable access to education.

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The fund will provide: • Studentship: stipend of £20,000 pa for 3 years • Tuition fees at home fee level (international applicants are welcome)


The application deadline is Thursday 12 May 23:59pm. Interviews are expected to take place late May, online. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. In your application form, please make sure to: • Select “Education Research MPhil/PhD (Full-time)” from the programme list. • Enter “Science Education Ros Driver Studentship” in the Research Proposal box. • Enter “Science Education Ros Driver Studentship” in the funding section of your application. • Include the official final academic transcripts (in English) for all completed undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications. Transcripts should show modules completed, grades obtained and your overall degree classification. Submit a short Research Proposal (max. 3 sides of A4) outlining a proposed study relating to areas outlined above. Please include the following: • provisional title, aims, • background, • research questions, • methodology/ methods, • timeline, and • how the proposal fits with CRESTEM’s work. In the personal statement section please include: • how you meet the criteria, • how your qualifications and experience have prepared you to do a PhD, and • the reasons for your interest in this studentship.

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