January 21, 2012

D.G.E. Hall Scholarships at University of London for Students holding a Burma/Myanmar Passport

D.G.E. Hall Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any program
Course Level: Graduate (master’s)
Provider: SOAS, University of London
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London offers masters scholarships to international students wishing to study at the school.

The Daniel George Edward Hall Scholarship is for applicants who are proposing to register full-time for taught Masters programmes at the SOAS in the academic session 2012/13.

The following apply to be eligible:
  • Applicants must possess a good honours degree from a U.K. university or equivalent recognized by the School. Candidates in their final year of study for a first degree are invited to apply.
  • Open only to those holding a Burma/Myanmar passport.
Selection criteria:
Candidate Assessment:
  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of three academic members, one from each Faculty.
  • The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information
Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country (or Burma/Myanmar students) holding a Burma/Myanmar passport.

Participating Institutions
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, London, UK

Fields of study
Any full-time Masters level degree programme at the school.

Part-time programmes are not eligible.

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
This award is towards the full duration of your masters degree programme

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship is shared with International Student House (ISH).

The minimum value of the scholarship provided by SOAS will be £12,000 but the total value will be confirmed once the level of the School's funding for 2012/13 is confirmed.

In addition, ISH provides free accommodation together with a small contribution in food vouchers to be spent in the ISH restaurant. See the ISH / London Met Scholarship Scheme.

Method of Application
You can apply for this scholarship via the online application form.

Applicants must have applied for a place to study at the School preferably four weeks before the scholarship closing date (ie by 4 January 2012) but no later than the scholarship application deadline in order to be considered for this scholarship. The application for a place must be complete.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete details.

Applications for a place to study at the SOAS must be completed preferably four weeks before the scholarship closing date.

The scholarship application closing date is 5pm on 31st January 2012. Thus all applications for this scholarship must be received no later than that date.

Late or incomplete applications will be not considered

Daniel George Edward Hall (1891-1979) was a British historian, author, and academic. He wrote extensively on the history of Burma. His most notable work is A History of Southeast Asia, said to "...remain the most important single history of the region, providing encyclopedic coverage of material published up to the time of its 1981 revision." (see Southeast Asia, An Introductory History. Published by Allen & Unwin, 2004. ISBN 1-74114-448-5). He held professorships in Southeast Asian history at both Cornell University and the University of London- where he eventually became professor emeritus.

SOAS, University of London (the School of Oriental and African Studies; commonly known as SOAS), founded in 1916, is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. Located in the heart of Bloomsbury in central London, SOAS describes itself as the "world's leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East", and is consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK. It specialises in humanities, languages and social sciences relating to Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

For enquiries, please contact:

Scholarships Officer
Registry, SOAS
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Email: scholarships@soas.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5091/ 5094
Fax: +44 (0)20 7074 5089

Application Deadline: 31 January 2012
Open to International students: No (ONLY students with Burma/Myanmar passport)

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