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SOAS University Of London Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship in the UK for 2023/2024

For the Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship 2023 for Students from Developing Countries, applications are now being accepted.

About SOAS University of London

The School of Oriental and African Studies, also known as SOAS University of London (/soaes/), is a federal member institution of the University of London and a public research university in London, England. In the Bloomsbury neighborhood of central London, SOAS was established in 1916.

Of the world’s top universities for the study of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East is SOAS. It has one of England’s five national research libraries. Additionally, SOAS is home to the Brunei Gallery, which features a schedule of recurring historical and contemporary exhibitions from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to showcase and advance these cultures. The institution’s annual revenue for 2021–2022, which included £6.1 million from grants and contracts for research, was £98.0 million, while its annual expenditures were £117.8 million.


SOAS ranked second globally for Development Studies, tenth for Anthropology, and fifteenth for Politics in the 2022 QS World University Rankings. The same rankings put it in 67th place globally for Arts & Humanities as a whole. The QS World University Rankings for 2023 ranked the university as 443rd overall. In the 2023 QS World University Rankings for international faculty and students, SOAS was rated 49th and 33rd, respectively.

Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship – Worth

The total amount of each Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship is £5,000.


Application guidelines for the Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship are as follows:

  • Must reside in a developing nation. The following is a list of developing nations.
  • Not having spent at least a year of your academic career studying or working in a high-income nation.
  • Possess an international equivalent of a first-class honors degree from a UK college.
  • By the deadline for scholarship applications, you should have an unconditional offer of admission (without pre-sessional English language) to study the LLM full-time at SOAS. Please make sure you satisfy the terms of any conditional offers you make so that you can get an unconditional offer by the deadline. 
  • Please make sure you repeat your English test and earn an unconditional offer (without pre-sessional English language) by the scholarship deadline if your offer is unconditional with the pre-sessional English requirement.

Interview Date, Process, and Venue for the Scholarship

Examining candidates will include:

  • by a selection committee based on academic merit. 
  • based on the details you provide in both your online entrance application and scholarship application. The degree results, along with references, statements, and other pertinent data, will be examined by selectors.  


The end of July 2023 will see notification of the chosen candidates. By then, if we have not contacted you, you should presume that your application was declined.

How to Apply for Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship

Are you qualified for and interested in the Anthony Dicks Memorial Scholarship? To apply, visit SOAS University of London at

A two-step process is involved:

  • STEP 1: Register for your program.

There includes advice on how to apply for postgraduate admission as well as information on what makes an application.

  • STEP 2: The scholarship application deadline is June 19, 2023, at 12noon (UK local time).

You must use the online application form to apply for this scholarship.


  • On or by June 19, 2023, at 12 noon (UK local time), scholarship applications must be submitted.
  • Your application for this scholarship must be submitted after you have submitted a comprehensive application for your program as soon as feasible. Please be aware that complete applications for admission may not be reviewed by the Department for up to 4 weeks, however, this time frame may vary depending on the season. In times of high demand, you should be ready to wait up to six weeks.
  • Before the Scholarship panel meets, you must have a formal offer for your program. 
  • Applications submitted after the deadline or in part won’t be accepted.

You must apply for the scholarship through the online application form.

Application Deadline:

June 19, 2023

Not interested in this particular scholarship? See other UK scholarships here.