Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships for International Students in UK

Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships for International Students in UK

  • Location United Kingdom
  • Level PHD
  • Deadline May 01, 2018
  • Amount ₤13,000

Scholarship Description

The SOAS University of London is pleased to offer Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships in Zoroastrian Studies. The scholarship is open to UK/EU and overseas fee-paying full-time students.

SOAS University of London, is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 July 2018.

Eligibility

Entrance Requirements: Applicants for the MA Scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a 2.1 may also apply but will not be given preference.

Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a masters degree with a mark of Distinction from a UK university. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a mark of merit may also apply but will not be given preference.

Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must have demonstrated in the research proposal of their application for admission that their research is in one of the following subject areas: Zoroastrianism, Avestan language, Pahlavi language, Persian language and Gujarati language.

Applicants for the MA scholarship must complete the compulsory 60 credit dissertation in Zoroastrianism and the 30-credit module: Zoroastrianism, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. In addition to this, applicants may wish to take one further 30-credit language module (e.g. Avestan language module).

In order to be considered for the MPhil/PhD & MA scholarships, applicants must have an offer of admission to a Research programme or to the MA Religions of Asia and Africa: Zoroastrianism at SOAS by the time the selection takes place. It is expected that the selection will start at the end of May.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS as soon as possible but no later than 1 July 2018. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.


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