SOAS University PG Scholarships 2017

SOAS University of London (UK) invites applications for Bishwa Bangla Scholarships for pursuing full-time PhD and Master Programmes offered at the University for the session commencing in 2017


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Scholarship Details

There is one Scholarship for PhD and two Scholarships for masters programs


The total value of the Scholarships is £32,874 for PhD and £35,111 for masters

The Masters Scholarships are for one year only. The duration of the PhD scholarship is 4 years subject to satisfactory progress

Note: The scholarship cannot be held along with any other major scholarship or studentship

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, candidate:

Must be ordinarily resident in West Bengal, India

Must be eligible to pay fees at the overseas rate

Must have an offer of admission to pursue one of the eligible full-time master’s programs or any full-time PhD programme at the university

Must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS

Selection Procedure

The assessment of the application will be based on the information in the scholarship application and academic merit

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online (

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must ALSO submit a complete online application to your programme. It is recommended to apply for the programme about six weeks BEFORE the scholarship deadline (that is, by 11th January 2017)

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

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered

Important Dates

Online Scholarship Application Form, which will be available here on 24th January 2017

Application Deadline for the Scholarship by 17.00 (UK local time) on 22 February 2017