SOAS University of London


International Postgraduate Scholarship - Sub-Saharan Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2022

The International Postgraduate Scholarship is designed to award new entry 2022 postgraduate students with outstanding academic performance.

  • Value: £3,000 (fee waiver)
  • Number of scholarships available: 14
  • Selection criteria: academic merit and a 250-word statement

Eligibility criteria

  • Have applied for a Postgraduate taught (on-campus) degree for September (the scholarship selection panel will only be able to award a scholarship to those applicants who have received an offer by 31 May) 
  • Classified as an Overseas fee-paying student from Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Applicants from Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt should apply for the Middle East and North Africa Scholarship
  • Minimum UK upper second-class (2:1) or international equivalent

Please be aware that eligible qualifications do not automatically guarantee a scholarship.

How to apply 

Apply for the International Postgraduate Scholarship via the online form. You should save a copy of your application form for your records. If you wish to print a copy of the application then please do so before clicking SUBMIT.

Scholarship application deadline

Online Scholarship Form must be submitted with supporting statement by 31 May 2022. Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Notification of results

Successful applicants with an offer to study at SOAS will be notified by the end of July 2022. The offer will outline the conditions required to be met If you have not heard from us by the end of July, you should assume your application was unsuccessful.