Sochon Foundation Scholarship at SOAS, University of London in UK, 2014

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SOAS, University of London

The Sochon Foundation has generously provided SOAS with scholarships for students undertaking a full-time post-graduate program in Korean Studies. The Sochon Foundation Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships. However, please be aware that all financial support secured before 1 May 2014 must be declared in your application. Any awards held will be taken into consideration on assessment of financial need.

Study Subjects and Level:

The scholarship is awarded to study in Korean Studies, Korean Literature. This scholarship is for studying Masters- MA, MPhil/PhD degree at SOAS, University of London in UK.


Preference will be given to applicants on the following fulltime programs of study (new admissions):

  • MA Korean Studies
  • MA Korean Literature
  • MPhil/PhD Korean Studies Research (new admissions)
  • MA History of Art (students taking three units, including dissertation, in Korea-related subjects).

Applicants on the following programs of study may also apply, but will not be given preference:

  • Current MPhil/PhD Korean Studies Research FULL TIME students and -Students undertaking any other FULL TIME post-graduate degree related to Korean Studies.

Scholarship Open for:

UK/EU and overseas applicants are eligible for this master’s scholarship.

Number of Scholarships: 8 scholarships are offered.

Scholarship Duration:

The scholarship is for one year only. For candidates undertaking an MPhil/PhD program, the scholarship is not renewable.

Scholarship Value:

The Sochon Foundation scholarship, valued at £7,000 in total is for tuition fees with the remainder, if any, for living costs.

Selection Criteria:

Candidates will be assessed on a combination of financial need and academic merit by a selection panel consisting of three academic members from the Center of Korean Studies


Successful candidates will be notified by the end of July. If you have not heard from us by the end of July, you should assume that your application was unsuccessful.

How to Apply? The applying mode is online.

Application Deadline:

Scholarship applications must be received no later than 17:00 (GMT) on 1 May 2014.

For further information: Sochon Foundation Scholarship at SOAS

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