The Sochon Foundation is funding full time MA, MPhil/PhD scholarship in Korean Studies. The length of scholarship is one year which covers tuition fees. Total Eight masters scholarship are open for UK/EU and international applicants. Scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit. Application deadline is 1 May 2014.
Study Subject(s): The scholarship is awarded in Korean Studies, Korean Literature at SOAS, University of London in UK.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Masters- MA, MPhil/PhD degree at SOAS, University of London in UK.
Scholarship Provider: The Sochon Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
Eligibility:-Preference will be given to applicants on the following fulltime programmes of study (new admissions):
-MA Korean Studies
-MA Korean Literature
-MPhil/PhD Korean Studies Research (new admissions)
-MA History of Art (students taking three units, including dissertation, in Korea-related subjects). Applicants on the following programmes of study may also apply, but will not be given preference:
-Current MPhil/PhD Korean Studies Research FULL TIME students and -Students undertaking any other FULL TIME post-graduate degree related to Korean Studies.
Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: UK/EU and overseas applicants are eligible for this master’s scholarship.
Scholarship Description: The Sochon Foundation has generously provided SOAS with scholarships for students undertaking a full-time post-graduate programme in Korean Studies. The Sochon Foundation Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships. However, please be aware that all financial support secured before 1 May 2014 must be declared in your application. Any awards held will be taken into consideration on assessment of financial need.
Number of awards offered: 8 scholarships are offered.
Duration of award(s): The scholarship is for one year only. For candidates undertaking an MPhil/PhD programme, the scholarship is not renewable.
What does it cover? The Sochon Foundation scholarship, valued at £7,000 in total is for tuition fees with the remainder, if any, for living costs.
Selection Criteria: Candidates will be assessed on a combination of financial need and academic merit by a selection panel consisting of three academic members from the Center of Korean Studies
Notification: Successful candidates will be notified by the end of July. If you have not heard from us by the end of July, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Scholarship applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 1 May 2014.