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Awards for Fieldwork

48 fieldwork awards of up to £779 each are available to provide financial support for SOAS postgraduate research students undertaking approved PhD fieldwork abroad.  Fieldwork awards are not renewable.
We normally get more applicants than awards available Candidates and referees are encouraged to be as precise as possible in making their case for support.
The awards do not cover conference attendance

Application Deadlines

31 October 2013 – for students leaving for fieldwork from 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2014 inclusive - CLOSED
18 April 2014 – for students leaving for fieldwork from 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2014 inclusive - OPEN

Application Procedures

Please apply online via this link to the on-line application form


One reference from your supervisor is also required.   
The reference form is available for download from the download box at the top right.

Please forward the reference form to your supervisor. Your supervisor must return the form by the due deadline by post or by email.  

Scholarships Officer
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
United Kingdom

Email: scholarships@soas.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091