SOAS Masters Scholarships in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities for International and EU/UK Students

SOAS Masters Scholarships - Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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

Scholarship Description
There are five SOAS Master’s scholarships available in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities (Department of Anthropology and Sociology – 1 scholarship, History – 1 scholarship, History of Arts& Archaeology/Music & Media – 2 scholarships, Study of Religions – 1 scholarship). 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 to apply:
  • 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
The scholarship is targeted at UK/EU and Overseas (i.e international) students

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

Fields of study
Any full-time taught masters programme in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Number of awards
Five (5) will be given

Sponsorship duration
For the whole duration of the masters programme - usually a one year period

Scholarship benefits
Each scholarship is valued at £15,568 in total

Method of Application
You can apply for this scholarship via the online Scholarship Application Form, which will be available on the official website (link found below) 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.

Scholarship applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 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: 24 February 2013
Open to International students: Yes

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