SOAS family bursary

How much is the family bursary

  • 20% tuition fee discount for first year of Undergraduate or Postgraduate study

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to Home/EU and International applicants
  • Any applicant whose family member is a SOAS staff member
  • Any applicant whose family member is a SOAS graduate / alumni*
  • Family member is defined as grandparent, parent, sibling, child or spouse

How to apply

  • Eligible students can apply after they accept their offer to study at SOAS by completing this short application form.
  • You will be asked to provide documentary evidence of your relationship such as a photocopy of birth or marriage certificate to
  • If approved, the discount will be applied automatically once you have enrolled.
  • Please deduct the discount amount when paying your tuition fees.

Restrictions and exemptions

  • The reduction only applies to the first year of full time course or equivalent part time enrolment.
  • If using a family graduate or alumni, then they must have completed any of the following degrees at SOAS: Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, or Postgraduate Research degree (summer school and short courses are not eligible).
  • Please note that you cannot receive the SOAS Family Bursary if you have already received another discount / scholarship from the University, such as the Alumni discount.

If you are uncertain about your eligibility or have any other queries about this discount, please contact for any queries regarding this page.