Doctorate Scholarship for the Students Pursuing MPhil/PhD in SOAS -2011
Study Subject:Area relating to sustainable development with reference to Saudi Arabia
Scholarship Description:The King Saud Foundation Prize is available for students who are proposing to register full-time for a research degree at SOAS in the academic session 2011/12 in any area relating to sustainable development with reference to Saudi Arabia. There are two scholarships valued at £4,500 per year for a maximum of 3 years. The award will be used towards the cost of tuition fees. It will be paid to the student as a one-off payment at the beginning of each academic year. Renewal of the scholarship for the second and third year will be subject to satisfactory progress.Any full-time MPhil/PhD in the broad field of sustainable development with reference to Saudi Arabia.Only new research students may apply: those already enrolled on a research degree programme at SOAS are not eligible to apply.
Applicants must have applied for a place to study at the School by the scholarship closing date in order to be considered for the King Saud Foundation Prize.Applicants must demonstrate a strong academic record (preferably possess or expect to be awarded a Distinction in their Masters Degree) from a UK university. Applicants with a non-UK degree to be adjudged in the top rank by their referees and transcript. Applicants with a Merit may also apply, but may not be given preference.This scholarship is open to applicants paying fees at the UK/EU rate only.
Scholarship Application Deadline:29 April 2011