MLitt Scholarship

Sir John Malcolm Scholarship 2019

MLitt Scholarship

The Institute of Iranian Studies will be awarding the Sir John Malcolm Scholarship for the first time in 2019. Sir John Malcolm was a Scottish soldier, statesman and historian who wrote the first English-language History of Persia in 1815, based on Persian sources.

The Sir John Malcolm Scholarship is open to outstanding students (Home/EU/International) applying for the MLitt in Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews in the academic year 2019/20. All students who have been offered a place on this programme by the closing date of the School of History’s MLitt Scholarship Competition (24th April 2019) will be eligible to apply for this Scholarship which is worth £4000, to offset against fees. The Sir John Malcolm Scholarship is administered by the School of History. It may not be held in conjunction with any other awards made by the School of History offering full fees and maintenance. The award of the Sir John Malcolm Scholarship will be made on the basis of academic merit.

How to apply for this MLitt scholarship

The Sir John Malcolm Scholarship competition is administered by the School of History. Please go to: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/postgrad/taughtpostgrad/postgradmlittawards.html and follow the instructions.

The application deadline for the School of History MLitt Scholarship competition is 24th April 2019.

Note that full details on applying for MLitt scholarships via the School of History will be sent – along with log-in instructions to the new funding application system – once you have been offered a place to study here by the Admissions team.

How to apply for a place on the MLitt in Iranian Studies

To apply for 2019 entry to the MLitt Iranian Studies at the University of St Andrews, see: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/subjects/middle-east-studies/iranian-studies-mlitt/

Further enquiries can be sent to the MLitt in Iranian Studies Convenor, Professor Ali Ansari (aa51@st-andrews.ac.uk)

For general details about postgraduate life and study at St Andrews see www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg/