SOAS University of London

Registry

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) NEW: Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
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) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Bernard Buckman Scholarship UK/EU full-time MA Chinese Studies or MA Advanced Chinese Studies, for UK/EU fee paying students (New admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Bishwa Bangla Scholarship West Bengal, India 2 awards for the following eligible masters programme:
MA South Asian Area Studies(1 year full-time)
Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Brough Sanskrit Awards Any 3 awards of up to £1,500 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) Subject to availability - please check again here at end of November 2019 for updates
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 

Availability for 2020-21 subject to bid being successful - Competition will open early November 2019.  Please check here early November 2019 for up-to-date information (closing date expected to be in December 2019)
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) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships UK/EU.  International students are eligible in any cluster as long as they are using Advanced Quantitative Methods.

MRes in Law (New)

MRes Social Anthropology

MRes Social Anthropology and Intensive Language

MSc Research for International Development

MSc Development Economics

MA Language Documentation and Description

MA Linguistics

Open for 2020-21 - deadline: 6 January 2020 (In addition to the scholarship application, applicants also required to submit a complete admission application)
Felix Scholarships India Any full-time Taught Masters (New Admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
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) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
JRC Fuwaku Scholarships Any dissertation on a theme connected with Japan Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
John Loiello AFSOAS FISH scholarship US This scholarship is for any full-time (one-year) Taught Masters programme (New admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Kamran Djam Scholarships Any full-time and part-time MA Iranian Studies (New admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
The Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award Africa full-time MA African Studies, MA Comparative Literature or MA Translations (in African Languages) NEW: Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Patricia Toye Memorial Scholarship Any full-time MA History and MA History and Intensive Language -The purpose of the Fund is to promote archival research relating to the history of the Middle East and Africa, with a preference for projects on the historical origins of contemporary disputes NEW: Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
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) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Sasakawa Postgraduate Studentships Any for any full-time programme which focuses on any aspect of Japan (Current students and New admissions) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
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’
Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
SOAS Master's Scholarships UK/EU for any full-time eligible taught masters programme (new admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
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. Subject to availability - please check again here at end of November 2019 for updates
Sochon Foundation Scholarship Any in Korean Studies (New admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
Tibawi Trust Awards Palestinian for Palestinian postgraduate students currently enrolled on a programme at SOAS. Available for fieldwork and conferences (Current students only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information
William Ross Murray Scholarship Developing country for full-time LLM (New admissions only) Available for 2020-21 - please check again here early November 2019 for up-to-date information