SOAS University of London

The SOAS-Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Scholarship for Master's Study on Urban Population Growth in Somaliland

24 April 2017

Deadline: 1700 hrs (UK local time), 1 June 2017

The Department of Development Studies are pleased to announce that through a collaboration between SOAS and the Royal Geographical (with IBG) Society, one full scholarship will be awarded for a candidate studying for a full-time MSc in Development Studies at SOAS in the academic session 2017/18. 

This Scholarship is part of the Migrants on the Margins Field Research Programme supported by the RGS (with IBG), with additional funding from the Economic and Social Research Council/DFID and Arts and Humanities Research Council. The research programme examines the experiences of people moving from rural areas into cities in four cities: Hargeisa (Somaliland), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dhaka (Bangladesh) and Harare (Zimbabwe). This Scholarship is in support of the Hargeisa research component. (For more information about the Migrants on the Margins Project see: MigrantsOnTheMargins  

The scholarship is valued at £16,500, including a 50% SOAS tuition fee waiver. Free accommodation will be provided by SOAS’s partner, International Students’ House.  For full details and the Scholarship Application form, please see: d/1t0n_YxXkhD9e6Ryi-5gDWtbE1- Dko3DpTBVNeEuMqg4/edit