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SOAS Tallow Chandlers-M. W. Beer- FOSFA Doctoral Scholarship in UK, 2015

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) offers a doctoral funding for a first year MPhil/PhD student at SOAS doing research in the economics of food and agriculture. Applicants must choose a dissertation topic focusing on the oil and fats trade. The award is renewable for up to a further two years. The total value of The grant is £15,000 to be used for tuition fees with the remainder towards maintenance for three years. The application deadline is 1 May 2015.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded for full-time research in the department of economics in the field of economics of food and agriculture with a dissertation topic focusing on the oil and fats trade.
Course Level: award is available to pursue doctoral degree programme.
Programme Provider:
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at University of London, UK (through the Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund)
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:
Applicants must possess or expect to be awarded a Distinction in their Masters Degree from a UK university. Applicants with a non-UK degree must be in the top rank and will be assessed by their referees and transcript. Applicants with a Merit in their Masters Degree may apply but will not be given preference. Candidates currently completing a Masters degree are welcome to apply.
-Applicants must have also an offer of admission to the full-time department of economics in the field of economics of food and agriculture with a dissertation topic focusing on the oil and fats trade.
-Open to Home/EU and overseas applicants.
-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 June 2015. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.

Open for International Students: SOAS, University of Londonaward is open to overseas and Home/EU applicants.

Description: Thanks to the generosity of the Tallow Chandlers Benevolent Fund, SOAS is pleased to offer one Tallow Chandlers -M. W. Beer- FOSFA Doctoral Scholarship in the economics of food and agriculture. The grant is for a first year MPhil/PhD student at SOAS doing research in the field of economics of food and agriculture who chooses a dissertation topic focusing on the oil and fats trade. The total value of The grant is £15,000 to be used for tuition fees with the remainder towards maintenance. The scholarship may be renewed for the normal duration of a full-time student’s registration subject to satisfactory progress. The normal duration of a full-time student’s registration for a research degree is three years. The award is therefore renewable for up to a further two years.

Number of award(s): One Tallow Chandlers -M. W. Beer- FOSFA Doctoral support will be awarded.

Duration of award(s): The scholarship may be renewed for the normal duration of a full-time student’s registration subject to satisfactory progress. The normal duration of a full-time student’s registration for a research degree is three years. The award is therefore renewable for up to a further two years.

What does it cover? The total value of The grant is £15,000 to be used for tuition fees with the remainder towards maintenance.

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by a Selection Panel consisting of three academic members. The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your application.  Selectors will be looking at the degree results and also at academic references, statement and other relevant information.

Notification: Successful candidates will be notified by email regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of July.

How to Apply: You must follow two steps:
-STEP 1: You must apply for this application via the on-line application form.
-STEP 2: In addition to the online application, applicants must also submit a complete on-line application for admission. A complete application for admission includes transcripts, an explanation of the grading system for any degrees obtained outside of the UK, two references, CV, research proposal and a personal statement. The panel will be considering your application Together with your online application for admission. Please note that complete application 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.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 May 2015.

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