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The Health Sciences Doctoral Training Centre (HSDTC) provides a limited number of bursaries to support doctoral research students in the Health Faculties at King’s College London to attend short courses at the Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics delivered at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.

Who can apply

PGR students (including PhD, DClinPsy, MD(Res), and MRes) in the Health Faculties at King's College London are eligible to apply for these bursaries.

Awards of up to £475 will be made on an individual basis. Please note: A maximum of two HSDTC Biostatistics & Health Informatics Bursaries will be awarded to each student during their doctoral studies at King's.

How to apply

1. Complete this bursary application form, stating which Biostatistics & Health Informatics course you would like to apply for a bursary for. 

Visit the Biostatistics & Health Informatics eStore page to view the courses which are currently being offered.

2. We will aim to give you a response from so that you know in principle whether we can support your fees for your chosen course.

3. Once you have a response from the HSDTC, apply for and pay for your course via the Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics eStore page.

4. Submit your course payment receipt and B&HI booking confirmation to to receive a reimbursement of up to £475.

Please Note: We would advise that you submit your application 3-4 weeks before the last booking date for the course you wish to attend. Submitting your application earlier will mean that you will be more likely to hear a response before you apply and pay for your chosen B&HI course. Submitting your application later will not impact your chances of being awarded a bursary, however you may need to apply and pay for the course before hearing the outcome of your bursary application.

Terms and Conditions

  • HSDTC Biostatistics & Health Informatics Bursaries are up to £475 each, depending on the course you attend.
  • Retrospective funding applications will not be considered.
  • ​A maximum of two HSDTC Biostatistics & Health Informatics Bursaries will be awarded to each student during their doctoral studies at King's;
  • Priority will be given to PGR students who have limited or no funding available to attend training and development courses and events.
  • If you submit a bursary application after the relevant deadline for your desired course, we cannot guarantee that we'll be able to offer you a bursary;
  • Your acceptance by the Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics onto one of their courses is not a guarantee that you will be awarded an HSDTC Biostatistics & Health Informatics Bursary.

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