William Ross Murray Scholarship, UK

Sunday, March 10, 2013


The William Ross Murray Scholarship is a joint initiative with International Students House (ISH).    SOAS will cover the cost of tuition fees at the Overseas rate and ISH will provide free accommodation and a small contribution in food vouchers to be spent in the ISH restaurant. 

There is one William Ross Murray Scholarship available.

Eligible Programmes
  • Full-time LLM
  • Part-time programme is not eligible.
Candidate Criteria
  • Must be domiciled in a developing country.
  • Possess a good honours degree, preferably first class, from a UK institution or overseas equivalent.
  • Have a confirmed, unconditional offer of admission to pursue the full-time LLM at SOAS by the scholarship application deadline.  
Candidate Assessment
  • Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by an Advisory Panel.
  • 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.
Scholarship Application Deadline
  • Scholarship applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 22 March 2013.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Applicants applying for scholarships must also submit an application for admission well in advance. Please note that complete applications 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.  
Other Conditions
The scholarship recipient must reside at International Student House during the whole of your course. ISH is an independent educational charity that runs a large student hostel near the School, together with social facilities for international students in London.  It has a close association with the University of London.  You should also be aware that in return for the residential scholarship, ISH expects their scholarship students to play an active role in the life of ISH.  In addition you may be asked to work on a voluntary basis within the House for a few hours each month.

Number of Applications normally received
12 applications

Notification of Results
All candidates will be notified by email regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of June.  The successful candidate will also be notified in writing.  If you have not had a response to your application by mid-June, please contact the Scholarships Officer.  

Scholarship Application Procedures
You can apply for this scholarship via the onlinescholarship application form.

REFERENCES
Two references are also required.  Please forward the reference form to your referees.  The reference form is available for download from the download box at the top right.
For enquiries, please contact: 
Scholarships Officer
Registry
SOAS
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London
WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom
Email: scholarships@soas.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/ 5091

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