SOAS University of London


Scholarships available on Taught Masters Programmes

Title Country/Nationality Description Open / Closed
Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship domiciled in a developing country for full-time LLM (New admissions only) Closed
Allan and Nesta Ferguson Scholarships Africa for the following full-time degrees: MA African Studies, MA International Studies and Diplomacy, MA Social Anthropology of Development (New admissions only) Closed
Bernard Buckman Scholarship UK full-time MA Chinese Studies or MA Advanced Chinese Studies, for UK/EU fee paying students (New admissions only) Closed
Brough Sanskrit Awards Any 3 awards of up to £1,200 for SOAS postgraduate research and master's students who use Sanskrit in the work and will use the funds for fieldwork, conference or workshop attendance (Current students only) Closed
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Bangladesh and eligible Commonwealth countries in Africa Full-time MSc Development Studies
Full-time Msc Globalisation and Development
Full-time MSc Environment, Politics and Development
Full-time MSc Migration Mobility and Development
Full-time MSc Violence, Conflict and Development Full-time MSc Political Economy of Development
Full-time LLM in Law, Development and Globalisation
Full-time MSc Development Economics
Full-time MSc Public Financial Management  (New admissions only)
CSJR Postgraduate Student Bursary Any for the full-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa/MA Religions of Asian and Africa and Intensive Language (Japanese) or MA Buddhist Studies intending to focus on Japanese Religions / Japanese Buddhism (New admissions only) Closed
Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships UK.  International students are eligible in any cluster as long as they are using Advanced Quantitative Methods. MRes in Law
MRes Social Anthropology
MRes Social Anthropology and Intensive Language
MSc Research for International Development
MSc Development Economics
MA Language Documentation and Description
MA Linguistics
Felix Scholarships India Any full-time Taught Masters (New Admissions only) Closed
Felix Scholarship Non-Indian Priority to nationals of Afghanistan, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Palestinian territories living in their country of origin Any Full-time Taught Masters (New admissions only) Closed
International Postgraduate Scholarships East Asia, Japan and Korea, Southeast Asia, India, Pakistan, The Americas, Middle East, Africa, Europe Any Full-time Taught Masters (New admissions only) Closed
Kamran Djam Scholarships Any full-time and part-time MA Iranian Studies (New admissions only) Closed 
The Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award Africa full-time MA African Studies, MA Comparative Literature or MA Translations (in African Languages)   (New admissions only) Withdrawal - Not available in the 2021/22 Academic Year
Paul Webley Alphawood Scholarship Any for the full-time MA in Human Rights Law, LLM in Law and Gender,  LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice. Students must demonstrate how they will specialise in the promotion and protection of the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons under the law (New admissions only) Closed 
Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships Any for any full-time programme which focuses on any aspect of Japan (Current students and New admissions) Closed 
Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships Any a) One-year full-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism
b) Two-year part-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism’
(New admissions only)
SOAS Master's Scholarships UK for any full-time eligible taught masters programme (New admissions only) Closed
SOAS Sanctuary Scholarship UK resident with Limited Leave to Remain or similar (see page for details) For any Full-time or Part-Time 2-year Master's programme. A scholarship which covers tuition fees. Closed
Sochon Foundation Scholarship Any in Korean Studies (New admissions only) Closed
Special Language Scholarship Any For full-time MA programmes in African Studies, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Post Colonial Studies, South Asian Studies, South East and Pacific Asian Studies, Translation.  Closed
Tallow Chandlers and M.W. Beer Scholarship Any For any Full-time or Part-time Master's programme. Student's dissertation needs to research the oil and edible fats industries. . Closed
Tibawi Trust Awards Palestinian for Palestinian postgraduate students currently enrolled on a programme at SOAS. Available for fieldwork and conferences (Current students only) Closed
Tibet Foundation Award Any For the following Full-time Programes: MA Buddhist Studies
MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia
MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation
VP Kanitkar Memorial Scholarship Any to support a taught masters in Religious Studies with reference to Hinduism and a taught masters in Anthropology with reference to Hindu culture in South Asia (new admissions only) Closed 
Xia Jing Shan/SOAS Postgraduate Bursary Any For full-time MA Buddhist Studies (new admissions)  Closed