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Patricia Toye MA History Studentships 2020, SOAS University of London, UK

University of London

SOAS, University of London


Deadline:

February 20, 2020

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Patricia Toye MA History Studentship

This scholarship is funded by contributions made in the memory of the late Patricia Louise Toye. Originally, from Canada, Patricia Toye was an alumnus of SOAS and Queen's University in Canada. An historian, in her later years she had become highly respected as a specialist in archival sources documenting historical aspects of political and territorial (especially border-related) problems of the contemporary Middle East and Africa. Patricia was only 33 years old when she died on 24 October 1994.

The scholarship will cover the cost of fees at the Home/EU rate (£10,170 in 2020/2021) on the MA History programme. However, the fund is open to all student applicants (Home/EU and Overseas) on the MA History and MA History and Intensive Language.

The purpose of the Fund is to promote archival research relating to the history of the Middle East and Africa, with a preference for projects on the historical origins of contemporary disputes. It is financed by contributions made in the memory of Patricia Louise Toye. As an historian, Patricia Toye became highly respected as a specialist in archival sources documenting historical aspects of political and territorial (especially border-related) problems of the contemporary Middle East and Africa. In considering applications, a preference will be given to projects that use archival research to bring new insight to contemporary issues in the regions concerned, but the award will be made to the strongest candidate in the year of application. 

Eligible Programmes

  • Full-time: MA History
  • Full-time: MA History and Intensive Language 
  • Part-time programmes are not eligible.
  • New applicants only (new admissions, starting in September 2020)

Candidate Criteria

  • Open to Home/EU and Overseas applicants. The scholarship only covers the Home/EU fees so Overseas students will need to fund the difference in fees.
  • Applicants must hold an offer to pursue one of the eligible degree programme at SOAS by the scholarships deadline. 
  • 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 2020. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible. Please note that most schoalrships do not cover funding or even allow for Pre-sessionals.  Please check the workding of your scholarship offer to see if you are eligible for Pre-sessional course or whether you need to achieve SOAS direct entry scores by the deadline specified in your scholarship terms and conditions. 
  • Applicants will need to undertake a dissertation project that use archival research to promote archival research relating to the history of the Middle East and Africa, with a preference for projects on the historical origins of contemporary disputes.
  • In considering applications, a preference will be given to projects projects that use archival research to bring new insight to contemporary issues in the regions concerned, but the award will be made to the strongest candidate in the year of application.
  • Applicants will be required to provide a statement with an outline of their dissertation project that outlines the main research questions of the project and gives details of the archives they propose to use. This statement should not exceed more than 1000 words (including bibliography).

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Publish Date
February 03, 2020




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