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SOAS University of London Scholarships for International Students in UK

Applications are invited for SOAS University of London Scholarships in UK. Applications are open for international students to pursue MPhil / PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 01 May 2018
Study in : United Kingdom
Providers : SOAS University of London
Course Level : Mphil / PhD
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of SOAS University of London Scholarships:

 

These will normally provide a contribution to fees of up to a maximum of £13,000 each year for the duration of the award. In addition, a stipend of up to £10,000 per annum (or pro rata for part-time students) may also be awarded.

Eligibility for SOAS University of London Scholarships: 

  • Eligible Countries: The scholarship is open to UK/EU and overseas fee-paying full time students.
  • Entrance Requirements:
    Applicants for the MA Scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a 2.1 may also apply but will not be given preference.
    Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a masters degree with a mark of Distinction from a UK university. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a mark of merit may also apply but will not be given preference.
    Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must have demonstrated in the research proposal of their application for admission that their research is in one of the following subject areas: Zoroastrianism, Avestan language, Pahlavi language, Persian language and Gujarati language.
    Applicants for the MA scholarship must complete the compulsory 60  credit dissertation in Zoroastrianism and the 30-credit module: Zoroastrianism, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives.  In addition to this, applicants may wish to take one further 30-credit language module (e.g. Avestan language module).
    In order to be considered for the MPhil/PhD & MA scholarships, applicants must have an offer of admission to a Research programme or to the MA Religions of Asia and Africa: Zoroastrianism at SOAS by the time the selection takes place.  It is expected that the selection will start at the end of May.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 July 2018. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.

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