Author Topic: Aida Sulayman Arif Bursary for International Students in Art and Archaeology in UK, 2014  (Read 276 times)

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Applications are invited for PhD bursary within the Department of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London. This PhD bursary is available for full-time or part-time PhD students who will submit the thesis before the end of the academic session 2014/15. This bursary, valued at £6,000 in total, will be given in the form of a stipend to the award holders to help them with living costs, in the final stages of their PhD. Additionally the bursary will also include a partial remission of fees, set at 20% of the continuation fees. Application deadline is 24 April 2014.

Study Subject(s): Bursary is awarded in the Department of Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London.

Course Level: Bursary is for available pursuing PhD degree at SOAS, University of London in UK.

Scholarship Provider: SOAS, University of London

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:

-Applicants may be of any nationality and in need of the bursary to fund the completion of their thesis.

-The bursary is for full-time or part-time PhD students who will submit the thesis before the end of the academic session 2014/15. It is expected that the student who gets awarded this bursary will be enrolled on Extension of Writing up (continuation) status during the academic session 2014/15. Students on Extension of Writing-up status are required to submit the thesis for examination within a maximum of three terms or within the students prescribed SOAS deadline (whichever is sooner).

-Preference will be given to those students writing their dissertations in the field of Art & Archaeology of the near and Middle East. Students of the Art and Archaeology of other regions and cultures will still be eligible to apply and may be awarded the Bursary in such circumstances when the applications of those candidates studying Art & Archaeology of the Near and Middle East are not deemed strong enough to merit the Bursary.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Applicants of any nationality are eligible for this PhD bursary.

Scholarship Description: The Department of Art and Archaeology is pleased to invite applications to this bursary, created in recognition of the work of Dr Aida Sulayman Arif, an eminent archaeologist who completed her PhD at SOAS in 1960.To celebrate Dr Arif’s invaluable contribution in the fields of art, archaeology and heritage, this bursary has been created to help one final-year PhD student of Art and Archaeology at SOAS fund the completion of his or her studies.

Number of award(s): One PhD bursary will be awarded.

Duration of award(s): The stipend will be paid out in three installments: the first of £2,600 at the beginning of the first semester; the second, also of £2,600 at the start of the second semester and finally a ‘bonus’ of £800 to be paid to the student on completion – provided that the thesis is submitted before the end of the academic session.

What does it cover? This PhD bursary, valued at £6,000 in total, will be given in the form of a stipend to the award holders to help them with living costs, in the final stages of their PhD. Additionally the bursary will also include a partial remission of fees, set at 20% of the continuation fees.

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be assessed primarily on academic merit. Financial need will also be taken into consideration. -

Notification: Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application by the end of June. The successful candidates will also be notified by letter. If you have not heard from us by the end of June, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful.

How to Apply: Applicants should apply by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Applications must be received no later than 17:00 (UK local time) on 24 April 2014.

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