SOAS University of London


Undergraduate SOAS Academic Excellence Scholarship

SOAS Academic Excellence Scholarship is designed to award new entry 2019 undergraduate students with outstanding academic performance.

Scholarship Value

The Scholarship represents a cash payment of £7,000 for the first year; a further £7,000 if the first year is completed with the grade of a first overall; and a final £7,000 if the second year is completed with the grade of a first overall.

Eligibility for scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, students must:

  • Be starting as new undergraduate student in September 2019
  • Achieve one of the following qualifications/grades*:
    • A Level grades A*AA
    • Scottish Advanced Higher grades AAA
    • IB 39 overall and 7,6,6, in Higher Level subjects
    • Cambridge pre-U grades D2, D3, D3
  • Also have:
    • Minimum 8 GCSEs, including 5 at grade A including Maths and English (numerical grade 7) and remaining subjects at grade B (numerical grade 6)

(*UCAS tariff equivalencies or combinations of qualifications will not be accepted)

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

How to apply for the SOAS Academic Scholarship

Applicants do not need to make a separate application for the Scholarship; successful candidates will be notified at the same time as they are offered a place. (The offer will outline the conditions required to be met).

For enquiries, please: