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Registry

Research Scholarships

MPhil/PhD Programmes
  1. SOAS Research Studentships (for any full-time Mphil/PhD programme) - OPEN
  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) - OPEN
  3. AHRC Research Training Support Grant for current 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) - OPEN
  5. AKS Postgraduate Bursary (in Korean studies) -OPEN
  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) - CLOSED - will open again for Round 2 by December 2014
  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. 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) - OPEN
  10. Felix scholarships for Indian students -OPEN
  11. Non-Indian Felix scholarship for a non- Indian student - OPEN
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Kamran Djam Scholarships (in Persian Language, Persian Literature and Iranian History) - OPEN
  15. Kayoko Tsuda Bursary for PhD students in need of the bursary to fund the completion of their thesis - OPEN
  16. 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
  17. 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 - OPEN
  18. Ouseley Memorial Scholarship (for research that requires the use of any Middle Eastern or Asian language) - WILL OPEN END OF NOVEMBER 14
  19. Santander Mobility Awards (for overseas fieldwork) - CLOSED
  20. 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) - OPEN
  21. Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships (for any full-time programme which focuses on any aspect of Japan) - OPEN
  22. Sochon Foundation Scholarship (in Korean Studies) - OPEN
  23. Swire Scholarship in Chinese HistoryOPEN
  24. The Tallow Chandlers - M. W. Beer- FOSFA Doctoral Scholarship in the economics of food and agriculture -OPEN
  25. Tibawi Trust Awards (for Palestinian postgraduate students enrolled on a programme at SOAS for fieldwork and conferences) - OPEN
  26. V P Kanitkar Memorial Scholarships (for the full-time MPhil/PHD in Anthropology with reference to Hindu Culture in South Asia  in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology or the full-time MPhil/PhD in Hinduism in the Department of the Study of Religions) - OPEN
  27. Wolfson Scholarships (full-time Mphil/PhD programmes in the subject disciplines of Literature, Languages or History, for UK fee paying students) - OPEN