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Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarship at SOAS in UK, 2014/15

SOAS, University of London is funding full-time MPhil/PhD research scholarships. Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total. UK/EU and International applicants are eligible for this research scholarship. Scholarship duration is of one year and renewed if an award recipient has demonstrated outstanding potential for research. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of July. Online application must be reached by 23rd May 2014.

Study Subject (s): The scholarship is awarded in Japanese Studies at SOAS, University of London in UK.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing MPhil/PhD at SOAS, University of London in UK.
Scholarship Provider: SOAS, University of London
Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:
-Any full-time MPhil/PhD programme where the student will be working on some aspect of Japanese Studies.
-Part-time programmes are not eligible.
-Open to UK/EU and overseas applicants
-Current PhD students at SOAS or newly enrolling full-time MPhil students with an offer of admission are eligible.
-Newly enrolling MPhil students will be given preference.
-Applicant must possess an MA degree from SOAS or an equivalent institution in a relevant subject.
-Candidates must have an offer of admission by the scholarship deadline of 23 May 2014.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Research Scholarships is open to UK/EU and International applicants.

Scholarship Description: There are two Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Scholarships available. Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total. Scholarships are for one year only, but it is possible to reapply if an award recipient has demonstrated outstanding potential for research. Please note that this scholarship cannot be held during the Extension of Writing-Up (Continuation) status.

Number of award(s): Two scholarships will be offered.

Duration of award(s): Scholarships will be for one year only, but it is possible to reapply if an award recipient has demonstrated outstanding potential for research.

What does it cover? Each scholarship is valued at £7,000 in total.

Selection Criteria: MPhil candidates will be assessed on academic merit and the strength of their proposal. PhD candidates will be assessed on academic merit, the results of their research during the previous year and proposal. Some consideration will be given to financial need.

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: The deadline for applications is 23 May 2014.

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