SOAS, University of London is awarding Commonwealth Shared scholarships to students from developing countries wishing to undertake select Masters courses at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).
Eligible African Countries: Commonwealth African countries
Fields of Study:
* Full-time MSc Development Studies
* Full-time MSc Environment, Politics and Development
* Full-time MSc Globalization and Development
* Full-time MSc Migration Mobility and Development
* Full-time MSc Violence, Conflict and Development
* Full-time LLM in Law, Development and Globalization
* Full-time MSc Development Economics
* Full-time MSc Economics with Reference to Africa
* Full-time MA Social Anthropology of Development
* Full-time MA Music in Development
* Part-time programmes are not eligible.
Eligibility: In order to be eligible, applicants should:
* Be nationals of (and permanently domiciled in) India and eligible Commonwealth countries in Africa, and not currently be living or studying in a developed country
* Hold a first degree at either first or upper second class level
* Hold an offer of admission to pursue one of the eligible programmes by the time selection at SOAS takes place. Priority may be given to applicants with unconditional offers. It is expected that selection will take place shortly after the scholarship deadline.
* Meet the English language condition of your offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible. Please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.
* Have not previously studied for one year or more in a developed country
* Be able to confirm in writing that neither they nor their families would otherwise be able to pay for the proposed course of study
* Be willing to confirm that they will return to their home country as soon as their period of study is complete
* SOAS positively encourages women to apply for these Shared Scholarships, particularly the award from India, in-line with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission’s equality strategy.
Number of Awardees: 2. One of these scholarships will be for a student from an African Commonwealth country and the other for an Indian student.
Value of Scholarship:
* The Commission funds the cost of tuition fees (at overseas rate), return airfares and other allowances and SOAS supports the student stipend for the award holders.
* The scholarships are shared with International Student House (ISH), which provides free accommodation at ISH. The scholarships also provide a small contribution in food vouchers.
* In addition, the School provides a small maintenance grant.
Duration of Scholarship: Duration of candidate’s chosen course
How to Apply: Visit link below.