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Registry

Research Scholarships

MPhil/PhD Programmes
  1. SOAS Research Studentships (for any full-time Mphil/PhD programme) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  2. Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships (for MPhil/PhD Anthropology and Sociology, MPhil/PhD International Development & MPhil/PhD Politics and International Studies at SOAS) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  3. AHRC Research Training Support Grant for AHRC- funded Doctoral Students at SOAS only
  4. Aida Sulayman Arif Bursary in Art and Archaeology (for PhD students in need of the bursary to fund the completion of their thesis) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  5. AKS Postgraduate Bursary (in Korean studies) -WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  6. Alphawood Scholarships (for full-time MPhil/PhD students whose thesis topic focuses on Southeast Asian art) - OPEN - DEADLINE: Thursday, 18 December 14 at 1 pm (UK local time)
  7. Award for Fieldwork (for students currently enrolled in an MPhil/PhD at SOAS) -OPEN
  8. Bloomsbury Colleges PhD Studentships - The Bloomsbury Colleges is a consortium of six University of London colleges. Applications are invited annually for two PhD studentships, each of 3 year's duration, where SOAS is the lead college.  Two studentships for 2015-16 will be availabLe at SOAS.  Further details of these studentships and information on the application process will be available in December 2014 on the Bloomsbury College website. - WILL OPEN IN DECEMBER 14 

  9. CSJR Research Student Bursary (for a research degree in Japanese Religions, Dept. of the Study of Religions) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14 - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
  10. Elisabeth Croll Scholarship for fieldwork in China (for students currently enrolled in an Mphil/PhD at SOAS planning to undertake fieldwork in China, including mainland China and Taiwan) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  11. Felix scholarships for Indian students - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  12. Non-Indian Felix scholarship for a non- Indian student - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  13. Jit Kaur Babak&Chanchal Singh Babak Nottingham Research Award (in Punjabi/Sikh Studies or Punjabi/Urdu Literature, for students currently enrolled in an Mphil/PhD at SOAS) - OPEN
  14. The Jordan Travel Grant (for currently enrolled doctoral students in the Dept. of the Study of Religions at SOAS to help with travel expenses) - OPEN
  15. Kamran Djam Scholarships (in Persian Language, Persian Literature and Iranian History) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  16. Kayoko Tsuda Bursary for PhD students in need of the bursary to fund the completion of their thesis -WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  17. Mo Ibrahim Foundation PhD Scholarships (in the field of Governance for Development in Africa for African nationals from an African country) - OPEN - DEADLINE: 30 April 2015
  18. Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships (in Japanese studies)  - Two scholarships are offered annually, either for existing PhD students at SOAS, or newly enrolling full-time MPhil students.  Students may be registered in any department, and be of any nationality, but must be working on some aspect of Japanese Studies - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  19. Ouseley Memorial Scholarship (for research that requires the use of any Middle Eastern or Asian language) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  20. Santander Mobility Awards (for overseas fieldwork) - OPEN
  21. Saraswati Dalmia Scholarship (for MPhil/PhD in the Dept. of History of Art & Archaeology, which involves undertaking research in the filed of modern and contemporary Indian art) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  22. Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships (for any full-time programme which focuses on any aspect of Japan) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  23. Sochon Foundation Scholarship (in Korean Studies) - WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14
  24. Swire Scholarship in Chinese HistoryWILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14 - SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY
  25. Tibawi Trust Awards (for Palestinian postgraduate students enrolled on a programme at SOAS for fieldwork and conferences) - OPEN
  26. Wolfson Scholarships (full-time Mphil/PhD programmes in the subject disciplines of Literature, Languages or History, for UK fee paying students) -WILL OPEN IN NOVEMBER 14