SOAS, University of London offers up to 14 research studentships for international students. Home/EU applicants and overseas applicants are eligible to apply.

SOAS, University of London is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the University of London. Founded in 1916, it is regarded as one of the leading universities in Europe.

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 June 2017. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.

Scholarships are available for research programme at SOAS University of London in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Worth of Award

  • Fourteen studentships (four for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, four for the Faculty of Language and Cultures and six for the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences) are available for students who are proposing to register full-time for a research degree at SOAS.
  • The SOAS Research Studentships provide remission of tuition fees and a maintenance allowance of at least £16,296.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must possess or expect to be awarded a Distinction in their Masters Degree from a UK university. Applicants with a non-UK degree to be adjudged in the top rank by their referees and transcript.
  • Only new research students may apply: those already enrolled on a research degree programme at SOAS are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have an offer of admission to a Research degree programme at SOAS by the time the scholarship selection process starts at SOAS. It is expected that the scholarships selection will start on 14 February 2017.
  • 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 June 2017. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.
  • Candidates currently completing a Masters degree are welcome to apply.
  • Open to Home/EU applicants and overseas applicants

 

How to Apply

Applicants must follow two steps:

STEP 1:  Apply for your programme by January 3, 2017: Applicants must submit a COMPLETE on-line application for admission.

  • Applicants must have an offer of admission to a Research degree programme at SOAS by the time the scholarship selection process starts at SOAS (It is expected that the scholarships selection will start on 14 February 2017).
  • A complete application for admission includes transcripts, an explanation of the grading system for any degrees obtained outside of the UK, two references, CV, research proposal and a personal statement. The panel will be considering your scholarship application TOGETHER with your online application for admission.
  • Please note that complete application 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.

STEP 2:  Apply for the scholarship by 17:00 (UK local time) on January 31, 2017. Applicants must apply for this scholarship via the on-line scholarship application form.

Deadline: The application deadline is January 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link