SOAS History of Art & Archaeology & Curating Cultures, Masters Scholarship for an overseas student

Key information

Deadline date
Annual stipend of up to £17,609 (full-time courses only)
Department of History of Art and Archaeology

Scholarship overview

The Histroy of Art & Archaeology & Curating Cultures MA Scholarship includes: 

  • Full overseas tuition fee waiver for any full time MA Programme in the School of Arts (£23,400)
  • An annual stipend of up to £17,609 (Paid in 3x equal instalments)
  • Full-time courses only.


Eligibility criteria

  • This scholarship is open to any new admissions overseas student 
  • It is desirable that applicants have achieved or are expected to be awarded an Upper Second Class Honours degree (or the equivalent to a non-UK qualification or equivalent professional experience 
  • Applicants must hold an offer to study one of the mention degree programmes at SOAS by the time the scholarship panel meets
  • Applicants must meet the English language conditions of their offer before any payment of this scholarship is released 
  • Please note that this scholarship does not cover funding for a Pre-Sessional programme

Candidate assessment 

  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by a Selection Panel consisting of three academic members
  • Degree result, CV and statement alongside any other relevant information provided in your application be considered to assess eligibility for the scholarship

Scholarship application

    Scholarship application deadline

    • Scholarship applications must be received by 23:59 (UK local time) on 03 July 2022.
    • In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit a complete online application to your programme. Please note that complete applications can take up to 4 weeks to be considered by the Department, although this duration can vary depending on time of year. You should be prepared to wait up to 6 weeks in busy periods.  
    • You will need to hold an offer for your programme by the time the scholarship panel meet. 
    • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Notification of results

    Successful candidates will be notified in August 2022. If you have not heard from the scholarship office by this point then please assume your application has been unsuccessful

    Scholarship application procedures

    There is a two-step procedure: 

    • STEP 1:  Apply for your degree programme

    Guidance on applying for Postgraduate Admissions and information on what makes an application can be found on How to apply (PG)

    • STEP 2:  Apply for the scholarship by 23:59 (UK local time) on 3 July 2022

    You must apply for this scholarship via the online application form

    Phone: +44 (0)20 7074 5106