2013 Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in Humanities at SOAS, University of London in UK
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Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships at SOAS University of London in the field of Humanities for UK and International Students in UK, 2013. Full details:

School: University of London/UK

Level: Postgraduate

Fields: Humanities

Deadline: 31 January 2013

Funded by:SOAS University of London

Beneficiaries:Scholarship is open for International students

Benefits:

  • About Ten grants are offered.
  • Grant is offered for three years.
  • What does it cover? The Scholarship is for tuition fees, living expenses and research/ training costs. New awards offered in 2013 are valid only for the 2013/14 academic session but subject to satisfactory progress, they may be renewed for the normal duration of a full-time student’s registration.


Description

  • The SOAS University of London is delighted to have been selected as one of the few institutions in the UK to be awarded three Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities.
  • The awards is for tuition fees, living expenses and research/ training costs.
  • New awards offered in 2013 are valid only for the 2013/14 academic session but, subject to satisfactory progress, they may be renewed for the normal duration of a full-time student’s registration.
  • The normal duration of a full-time student’s registration three years.


Eligibility

  • Any full-time research degree programme which involves research in the following subject disciplines: 1.History (one scholarship – as well as broad-based historical and historiographical studies, this may include such areas as classic, history of art, or architectural history, provided the research is grounded within historical methodology),
 2.Languages (one scholarship – research will be in applied languages rather than linguistics), 3.Literature (one scholarship)
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  • Part-time programmes are not eligible.
 New admissions only


Candidate Criteria:

  • Applicants intending to commence a full-time research degree in 2013/14 in one of the above subjects are eligible to apply for the award.
  • Have an offer of admission to a Research programme by the Wolfson Postgraduate scholarships application deadline.
  • To be eligible to apply for Scholarships , candidates must at the time of application: Be a holder of a First Class Honours Degree from a UK university or overseas equivalent. Have (or expect to obtain) a relevant Master's degree from a UK university with a mark of Distinction (or overseas equivalent). Be UK residents paying fees at the UK rate. Applicants must be classified as Home for fee purposes in order to be eligible for this scholarship (details on your fee status can be found in your offer of admission).

Candidate Assessment for Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by a Selection Panel consisting of three academic members.
  • The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.
  • All candidates will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their scholarship application, generally by the end of May.
  • Successful candidates will also be notified in writing. If you have not had a response to your application by mid-June, please contact the Scholarships Officer.

Scholarship Application Method

Application Procedures

  • Apply online.
  • on-line scholarship application form
  • Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships applications at SOAS University of London must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 31 January 2013.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applicants applying for scholarships must also submit an application for admission (http://www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/pg/research/)well in advance. Please note that complete applications for admission can take up to 4 weeks to be considered by the Department, although this duration can vary depending on the time of year. You should be prepared to wait up to 6 weeks in busy periods.
  • REFERENCES
Two references are also required. Please forward the reference form to your referees. The reference form is available for download from the download box at the top right.

For more Information about Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarship at SOAS University of London

For enquiries, please contact:

Scholarships Officer
Registry
SOAS
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London
WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom

Email: scholarships@soas.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091


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