We have a wide range of scholarships and awards to support students on our degree programmes (this excludes any distance learning programmes).
There is a competitive application process for these scholarships and awards – based on academic merit. And their focus can range from supporting students from specific countries or a group of countries, to particular degrees or areas of research.
We also offer a number of bursaries based on financial need at undergraduate level.
Current scholarships, bursaries and awards
This is where you’ll find the most up-to-date information on current scholarships and other awards available to you. Make sure you check back to see if we’ve added any new awards.
- Undergraduate Scholarships
- Masters Scholarships
- Research Scholarships
- Hardship and Childcare Funds
- External Scholarships
- Alumni Discount (for SOAS Graduates)
- Family Bursary (for family of SOAS Staff and Graduates)
Scholarship maintenance payment dates for 2022/23
If you have a SOAS (or internal) scholarship, you will receive your maintenance payments in 3 equal instalments. Instalments will be paid directly to your bank account in accordance with the timeline below:
- On/around 10 October 2022
- On/around 23 January 2023
- On/around 8 May 2023
For queries regarding maintenance instalments, please contact the Scholarships Office at firstname.lastname@example.org with the title 'Maintenance Query'.
US Private Loan, Sallie Mae payment dates for 2022/23
The payment dates for Sallie Mae US private loans are as follows:
- on/around 3 October 2022
- **Please check your loan letter as dates can vary
For queries regarding US Loans please contact the Funding team at email@example.com with the title "US Loans Query".