Application for the Shapoorji Pallonji Awards for International Students in UK – 2020/2021. Entry is now open at the SOAS University of London in UK.
The educational award is available for the UK/EU and overseas candidates who wish to take part in the master or research degree program in Zoroastrian Studies at SOAS University of London. The university will provide a contribution to fees and living costs calibrated according to merit and availability of funds.
Established in 1916, SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe. It is fortunate to have outstanding facilities, both scholarly and practical.
The Scholarships are one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world. The aim of the program is to create a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
SHAPOORJI PALLONJI AWARDS ELIGIBILITY
Scholars are selected on the following criteria:
- UK/EU and overseas applicants can join this program.
- The sponsorship will be awarded in any one of these eligible programmes One-year full-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism’, starting in 2020-21, two-year part-time MA Religions of Asia and Africa pathway: ‘Zoroastrianism’, starting in 2020-21, and Full-time MPhil PhD (new admissions only, starting in September 2020) in the following subject areas:(i) Zoroastrianism, both ancient and modern (ii) Zoroastrianism with Avestan, Pahlavi, Persian or Gujarati languages.
- 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 Positionsmust possess or expect to be awarded a masters degree with a mark of Distinction from a UK university.
- For taking admission, applicants must have a previous year degree from a recognized university.
- 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 June 2020. If your offer is conditional on English, please arrange your English test and ensure you meet the English requirements as soon as possible.
SHAPOORJI PALLONJI AWARDS APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
If you are interested in this studentship then you must have to submit an online application for admission in the master’s degree or research degree at SOAS. Thereafter, applicants should apply through the given application form. Please follow this link to apply for a Master’s programme and apply for a Research programme.
Application must include:
- A complete application for admission includes transcripts, an explanation of the grading system for any degrees obtained outside of the UK, two references, CV, research proposal. These documents must be submitted with your application.
- Only applications that have been submitted (with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before April 2, 2020 will be considered.
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