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SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship 2019 : University of London

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Organization : SOAS University of London
Scholarship Name : International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship 2019
Applicable Country : India
Application Last Date : 31st January 2019
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SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

The SOAS International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship is designed to award new postgraduate students starting in September 2019 with a first-class academic performance

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PG Scholarship Eligibility

** Have a UK first-class honours degree (1st) or the international equivalent, (You are also required to have met the intended programme entry criteria, this may include a specific subject, i.e. Economics, Law etc before starting programme in September 2019.

** Be a national from the countries listed below
** Be classified as overseas for fee purposes
** Be self-financing

** Have accepted an offer to study an eligible Masters campus taught programme at SOAS University of London, (please note Distance Learning or Online programmes are ineligible for this award).

** If you have applied for another scholarship or award to study at SOAS, the higher amount will be awarded

Number Of Awards & Value

** Fee reduction of £3,000 towards tuition fees
** There are limited number of scholarships available, these are listed against the country in the table below

Country / Nationality Number of awards International equivalent of UK first-class honours degree
Canada 2 3.7/4,4/4.3, 8/9, 10/12, A, 83%
China 5 Minimum 85%
Ethiopia 2 Masters with excellent grades (A or 3.5/4)
Ghana 2 Minimum 70%, or 3.5/4
India 10 70%
Indonesia 2 3.5/4.0
Nigeria 2 Minimum 70%, or 3.5/4, 4.5/5, 6/7
Norway 1 A/B
Pakistan 5 CGPA 3.3 or 70%
Russia 1 4.7
South Africa 2 A four year bachelors degree with a minimum of 75%
Taiwan 2 Minimum 85% or GPA 3.8/4
Thailand 2 3.5-3.7/4.0
Turkey 3 3.5-3.7/4.0
USA 5 3.7 – 4.0

PG Scholarship Application Procedure

There is no separate application required. Applicants should apply for the programme in the usual way and upload a 250 word supporting statement as part of the application for the Masters programme in the “scholarships section”. (This is in addition to the normal 1,000 word supporting statement required for the master’s programme application).

Candidate Assessment :
Applications are shortlisted by a Selection Committee of at least three members.

Notification of Scholarship Award :
Successful candidates will be notified by 31 March 2019. (The offer will outline the conditions required to be met).

PG Scholarship Last Date

Candidates must have submitted a complete application for admission by the scholarship application Last Date of 31 January 2019.

About SOAS :
SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

SOAS is a remarkable institution. With our vast repository of knowledge and expertise on our specialist regions, we are uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of our world.

Our programmes are taught by respected academics engaged in fieldwork and research which influences government policy and the lives of individuals across the globe.


For enquiries, please contact the Scholarships Department
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Telephone : +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091

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