December 7, 2012

SOAS Masters Scholarships in the Faculty of Languages and Cultures

SOAS Masters Scholarships Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Course(s) Offered: Arts/Humanities
Course Level: Postgraduate (masters)
Provider: SOAS
Country to Study in: UK

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

To be eligible:
  • 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 of Languages and Cultures.
  • 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
Targeted at UK/EU and overseas (from any country) applicants

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

Fields of study
The following fields are eligible:

(A). 2 scholarships for any of the following programmes:
  • the full-time MA Linguistics
  • the full-time MA Language, Documentation and Description
  • the full-time MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy
  • the full-time MA Translation Theory and Practice (Asian and African Languages)
(B). 1 scholarship for any of the following programmes offered by Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies (CCLPS):
  • the full-time MA Comparative Literature (Africa/Asia)
  • the full-time MA Cultural Studies
  • the full-time MA Postcolonial studies
Number of awards
Three (3) 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.

Applicants must apply no later than 22 March 2013

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.

For enquiries, please contact:

Scholarships Officer
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091

Application Deadline: 22 February 2013
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of SOAS Scholarships for African Students

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