If you want to advance your career or continue to a master or research degree then you can apply for the CSJR Postgraduate Student Bursary funded by the Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions.

The bursary is available for the UK/EU and Overseas candidates who wish to study the postgraduate degree program in Japanese Religions at SOAS University of London.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this education award, applicants must have an offer to study the full or part-time taught masters and research degree with a focus on Japanese Religions / Japanese Buddhism. Applicants must have to give evidence in the statement of the admission application of their ability to use sources in Japanese. Students must possess an outstanding academic record.

Method of Application: If you are interested in this studentship then you must have to submit an online application for admission in the taught master’s degree and research degree at SOAS. By taking a confirmation for admission, students can submit an online application form for this award.

    • Supporting Documents: Applicants are required to submit two references, CV, research proposal (MPhil/Ph.D. applications only) and a personal statement with the application form.
  • Admission Requirements: For entry in masters and research degree, students need to have their graduate degree certificates with good grades and the evidence of research experience.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants must meet the English language requirements for their chosen course to study at SOAS.


The successful scholar will receive the amount worth up to £5,000 for one year for a full-time program. £5,000 will be paid for part-time MA programs and £2,500 will be paid for part-time research degree programs.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: May 1, 2019