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SOAS Master's Scholarships 2020, University of London, UK

Publish Date: Feb 03, 2020

Deadline: Feb 20, 2020

SOAS Master's Scholarships

There are 11 SOAS Master's scholarships available at SOAS. Each scholarship is valued at £19,229 in total. Fees will be deducted from this amount and the remainder will be used toward maintenance. 

Eligible Programmes

Eleven scholarships, one for each of the following departments:

  • Part-time programmes or full-time 2 years are NOT eligible for the SOAS Master's Scholarships.
  1. School of Law - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  2. Department of Politics & International Studies - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  3. School of Finance & Management - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  4. Department of Economics - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  5. Department of Development Studies - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  6. School of History, Religions and Philosophies  - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  7. Department of Anthropology and Sociology - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  8. School of Arts - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  9. Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  10. Interdisciplinary Studies (Centre of Development, Environment and Policy, Centre of Gender Studies, Centre of Global Media and Communications & Centre of International Studies and Diplomacy) - any 12 months full-time master's programme
  11. School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics - Eligible programmes:
  • the full-time MA Linguistics
  • the full-time MA Language, Documentation and Description
  • the full-time MA Translation
  • the full-time MA Comparative Literature (Africa/Asia)
  • the full-time MA Cultural Studies
  • the full-time MA Postcolonial studies

Candidate Criteria

  • 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 applicants only
  • Applicants must have an offer of admission to pursue one of the eligible full-time masters programmes at SOAS by the scholarship application 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 scholarships do not cover funding or even allow for Pre-sessionals. Please check the wording of your scholarship offer carefully to see if you are eligible for a Pre-sessional course or whether you need to achieve SOAS direct entry scores by the deadline specified in your scholarship terms and conditions.
  • The scholarship cannot be held along with any other major scholarship or studentship.

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