Oct 24, 2011

Ouseley Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: 31 January 2012
This bequest was made to the University in 1891 to encourage the study of "Arabic, Persian, Hindustani and other Oriental languages". There is one scholarship available, valued at £6,000 (for one year only). The scholarship may be used to off-set tuition fees or for living expenses.

Eligible Programme
Any full-time research degree programme which involves research that requires the use of any Middle Eastern or Asian language.
Part-time programmes are not eligible.

Candidate Criteria
Applicants intending to commence a full-time research degree in 2012/13 and those who are enrolled in their first year or second year of full-time a research degree programme in 2011/2012 are eligible to apply for the award.

To be eligible to apply, candidates must at the time of application:
be a holder of a first degree of the University of London awarded with First Class Honours or with Second Class Honours, Upper Division, together with a Master's degree, the latter not necessarily being awarded by the University of London, or be a holder of a Master's degree of the University of London awarded with a mark of Distinction, but not necessarily a first degree of the University of London in which case there is no restriction as to the classification of the first degree, or be a holder of a Master's degree of the University of London together with a first degree with First Class Honours, the latter not necessarily being awarded by the University of London.

Open to UK/EU and overseas applicants.

Candidate Assessment
Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel consisting of three academic members, one from each Faculty.

The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your application. Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.

Scholarship Application Deadline
Scholarship applications must be received no later than 5pm on 31 January 2012.
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants must have also applied for a place to study at the School preferably four weeks before the scholarship closing date (ie by 4 January 2012) but no later than the scholarship application deadline in order to be considered for this scholarship. The application for a place must be complete.

Number of applications received
20 applications

Notification of Results
All candidates will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of May. The successful candidate will also be notified in writing. If you have not had a response to your application by mid-June, please contact the Scholarships Officer.

Application Procedures
A scholarship application form is available for download from the download box at the top right or can be obtained from:

Scholarships Officer
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
United Kingdom

Email: scholarships@soas.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091
Fax: +44 (0)20 7074 5089

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