2013 Aida Sulayman Arif Bursary in Art and Archaeology in UK

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Scholarship Description:

2013 Aida Sulayman Arif Bursary in Art and Archaeology in UK is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

2013 Department of Art and Archaeology offers PhD Bursary for International Students at SOAS University of London in UK

Study Subject(s):

Subjects are Art and Archaeology.

Course Level:

This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.

Scholarship Provider: 

Department of Art and Archaeology

Scholarship can be taken at:



-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 2013/14. 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 2013/14.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 International Students:

The students of any nationality can apply for this scholarship.

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.Throughout her long and distinguished career, Dr Arif served a number of different fellowships, lectureships, associate professorships and visiting professorships in some of the world’s most prestigious seats of learning. Her teaching and research took her to places as far afield as the University of Khartoum (Sudan), the University of Jordan, McGill University (Canada), King Saud University (Saudi Arabia) and Harvard University, Boston (in the United States). She participated in numerous archaeological digs and has many publications to her name.

Number of awards offered:

Not Known

What does it cover?

The Bursary will be awarded by way of a £2,600 instalment at the beginning of the first semester, a £2,600 instalment at the start of the second semester and lastly an £800 bonus that will be awarded on completion – provided that the award holder finishes his or her thesis before the end of that academic year.   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.
-Selection will be made by a Selection Panel consisting of three academic members of the Department of Art & Archaeology: the Head of Department, a research tutor and one other person as nominated by the Head of Department.


All applicants will be notified by e-mail regarding the outcome of their application, generally by the end of June. The successful candidate will also be notified by letter. If you have not heard from us by the end of July, please contact the Scholarships Officer.

How to Apply:

The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GTM) on 26 April 2013.

Further Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

2013 Aida Sulayman Arif Bursary in Art and Archaeology in UK is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.


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