The Sochon Foundation is providing Sochon Foundation funding for students undertaking a full-time post-graduate programme in Korean Studies at SOAS in the UK. The grant is open to UK/EU and overseas applicants.
SOAS, University of London is the only higher education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
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- Course Level: The studentships are awarded for pursuing the MA degree programme.
- Study Subject: The studentships are available in the following areas:
- MA in Korean Studies and Intensive Language (Korean)
- MA History of Art and Archaeology of East Asia and Intensive Language (Korean). N.B. 90 credits (i.e. 60 credit dissertation plus 30 others, of the non-language component) should be in Korea-related subjects.
- MA History of Art and Archaeology (Korean). N.B. 75 credits (ie. 60 credit dissertation plus 15 credits on Korean art history)
- MA History and Intensive Language (Korean). N.B. 90 credits (i.e. 60 credit dissertation plus 30 others, of the non-language component) should be in Korea-related subjects.
- MA in Korean Studies
- Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Japanese and Korean Studies
- Award: The value of each bursary is up to £6,000 for students classified as Overseas for fee purposes and up to £3,000 for students classified as Home/EU for fee purposes.
- The award can be taken at the UK
Applicants can apply for this application if they meet the following:
- Open to UK/EU and overseas applicants. Priority will be given to Overseas applicants.
- Applicants must have an offer of admission to the degree programme by the application deadline.
- Applicants must meet the English language condition of their offer of admission to study at SOAS.
Nationality: The grant is open to UK/EU and overseas applicants.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants must apply for this application via the on-line application which will open on 23 January 2020.
- In addition to the online application, new applicants only (new admissions, starting in September 2020), must submit a complete on-line application for admission.
- Supporting Material: In addition to the online application form, applicants will also need two references. Applicants can send the reference form to each of their referees together with a copy of their completed application form. The reference form may be downloaded from the box at the top right from 28 January 2016.
- Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent).
- English Language Requirement: In order to ensure that SOAS students have a sufficient standard of English to study effectively, the university requires overseas students to submit evidence, during the application process, of their current level of proficiency.
Application Deadline: Applications will open on January 23, 2020, and closes on April 2, 2020