Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships in UK, 2018

  • PhD, Mphil
  • International Students
  • UK
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Scholarship Description:

Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships in UK, 2018 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows PhD, Mphil level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

Scholarship Description: The SOAS University of London is pleased to offer Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships in Zoroastrian Studies. The scholarship is open to UK/EU and overseas fee-paying full-time students.

Scholarship Provider: SOAS University of London, is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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 July 2018.

Degree Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MPhil/PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarships are awarded for
One-year full-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism’, starting in 2018/19.
Two-year part-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism’, starting in 2018/19.
Full-time MPhil PhD (new admissions only, starting in September 2018) in the following subject areas: i) Zoroastrianism, both ancient and modern ii) Zoroastrianism with language study (Avestan, Pahlavi, Persian and Gujarati)

Scholarship Benefits: These will normally provide a contribution to fees of up to a maximum of £13,000 each year for the duration of the award. In addition, a stipend of up to £10,000 per annum (or pro rata for part-time students) may also be awarded.

Number of Scholarships: There are a number of awards available.

Eligibility Criteria:  Applicants for the MA Scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a First Class Honours Degree or equivalent. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a 2.1 may also apply but will not be given preference.
Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must possess or expect to be awarded a masters degree with a mark of Distinction from a UK university. Applicants with a non UK masters degree must be in the top rank as evidenced by references and transcripts. Applicants with a mark of merit may also apply but will not be given preference.
Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must have demonstrated in the research proposal of their application for admission that their research is in one of the following subject areas: Zoroastrianism, Avestan language, Pahlavi language, Persian language and Gujarati language.
Applicants for the MA scholarship must complete the compulsory 60  credit dissertation in Zoroastrianism and the 30-credit module: Zoroastrianism, Historical and Contemporary Perspectives.  In addition to this, applicants may wish to take one further 30-credit language module (e.g. Avestan language module).
In order to be considered for the MPhil/PhD & MA scholarships, applicants must have an offer of admission to a Research programme or to the MA Religions of Asia and Africa: Zoroastrianism at SOAS by the time the selection takes place.  It is expected that the selection will start at the end of May.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should follow the following steps:
STEP 1: Apply for your programme by 17:00 (UK local time) on 1 May 2018
Applicants must submit a complete online application for admission as soon as possible and no later than the studentship deadline (17:00 UK time, 1 May 2018). Further guidance for applying for admission to the MPhil/PhD programme and documents you need to submit is available here. IMPORTANT: Applicants for the MPhil/PhD scholarships must have demonstrated in the research proposal of their application for admission that their research is in one of the following subject areas: Zoroastrianism, Avestan language, Pahlavi language, Persian language and Gujarati language.

STEP 2: Apply for the scholarship by 17:00 (UK local time) on 1 May 2018

You must apply for this scholarship via this online scholarship application form.

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Deadline: May 1, 2018

Degree Level:

Shapoorji Pallonji Scholarships in UK, 2018 is available to undertake PhD, Mphil level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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