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Japanese Studies Research Scholarships at SOAS, University of London, UK

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May 22, 2015

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SOAS at University of London is offering two research scholarships for any full-time MPhil/PhD programme where the student will be working on some aspect of Japanese Studies. Current PhD students at SOAS or newly enrolling full-time MPhil students with an offer of admission are eligible. Newly enrolling MPhil students will be given preference. Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total. Scholarships are for one year only. The application deadline is 22 May, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for working on some aspect of Japanese Studies.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing any full-time MPhil/PhD programme at the SOAS, University of London.
Scholarship Provider: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
Eligibility: 
Open to UK/EU and Overseas applicants
-Current PhD students at SOAS, or newly enrolling full-time MPhil students with an offer of admission are eligible. Newly enrolling MPhil students will be given preference.
-It is important that your referees comment on your skill in Japanese in the areas of reading, composition and speaking.
-Applicant must possess an MA degree from SOAS or an equivalent institution in a relevant subject.
-Candidates must have an offer of admission by the scholarship deadline.
-Applicants (new admissions, i.e. starting in September 2015) 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 2015. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.
Scholarship Open for International Students:
Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships
Scholarships are open for UK/EU and overseas applicants.
Scholarship Description:
There are two Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships available. Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total. Scholarships are for one year only, but it is possible to reapply if an award recipient has demonstrated outstanding potential for research. Please note that this scholarship cannot be held during the Extension of Writing-Up (Continuation) status.
Number of award(s): There are two Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships available.
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are for one year only, but it is possible to reapply if an award recipient has demonstrated outstanding potential for research.
What does it cover? Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total.
Selection Criteria:-MPhil candidates will be assessed on academic merit and the strength of their proposal.
-PhD candidates will be assessed on academic merit, the results of their research during the previous year and proposal.
-Some consideration will be given to financial need.
Notification: Successful candidates will be notified by the end of July. If you have not heard by the end of July, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful.
How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online.
-Current SOAS MPhil/PhD students only: In addition to the on-line scholarship application form, you will also need two references. Please send the reference form to each of your referees together with a copy of your completed scholarship application form.
New applicants only (new admissions, starting in September 2015): You must also submit a complete application to your programme as soon as possible and then submit an application for the scholarship. Applicants applying for scholarships must also submit an application for admission well in advance. Please note that complete applications for admission can take 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.
 
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