December 2, 2012

SOAS Masters Scholarships in the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences for International Students

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Masters Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Law, Social Sciences
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: SOAS
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
There are seven SOAS Master’s scholarships available in the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences. Each scholarship is valued at £15,568 in total. Fees will be deducted from this amount and the remainder will be used toward maintenance.

Eligibility
Candidate criteria:
  • Applicants must possess or expect to be awarded a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent. Students with a non-UK degree to be adjudged in the top rank by their referees and transcript.
  • This scholarship is open to UK/EU and overseas applicants.
  • Applicants must have an offer of admission to pursue one of the eligible full-time masters programmes at SOAS by the scholarship application deadline.
  • The scholarship cannot be held along with any other major scholarship or studentship.
Selection Criteria:
Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of at least three academic members of the Faculty.

The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statements and other relevant information.

Eligible groups
All UK/EU and overseas students are eligible to apply

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

Fields of study
Eligible programmes:
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the department of Development Studies (1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the department of Economics (1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the department of Law (1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the department of Politics and International Studies (1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the department of Financial & Management Studies (1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD – 1 scholarship)
  • full-time taught masters programmes in the the Centre for Gender Studies (CGS – 1 scholarship)
  • part-time programmes are not eligible.
Number of awards
Seven (7) scholarship awards will be given

Sponsorship duration
This is a onetime financial aid

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship is valued at £15,568 in total. Fees will be deducted from this amount and the remainder will be used toward maintenance.

Method of Application
You can apply for this scholarship via the online scholarship application form, which will be available from this page in January.

Applicants applying for scholarships must also submit an application for admission well in advance. Please note that complete applications for admission can take up to 4 weeks to be considered by the Department, although this duration can vary depending on the time of year. You should be prepared to wait up to 6 weeks in busy periods.

DEADLINE:
Scholarship applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 22 March 2013.
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please Note:
All candidates will be notified by email regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of June. Successful candidates will also be notified in writing. If you have not heard from us by the end of June, please contact the Scholarships Officer.

Contact
For enquiries, please contact:

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

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

Application Deadline: 22 March 2013
Open for International Students: Yes

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