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

International Postdoctoral Position in Comparative Genomics of the Phyllosphere Microbiome, Denmark

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

Scholarship Type: PhD

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

The motive of the bursary is to support UK and EU students commencing in the doctoral degree programme at the university.


Host Institution/Country/Host:

Established in 1829, King’s College London is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. King’s became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London and offers various degree programmes.


Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Eligible Countries: UK and EU
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD 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 analysing 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: 

  • Applicants must have to take admission in the PhD degree programme 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 PhD and (iii) your research experience to date.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have 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 programmes for which you have applied.



Scholarship Benefits:

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).


Application Deadline: 14 March 2021

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