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The University of London is offering MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies, the Sadako Ogata Scholarship for students beginning their studies in March. Applicants from lower and middle-income countries are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

These scholarships seek to support outstanding students who are nationals of, and residing in, low- and middle-income countries and who otherwise might not be able to gain access to the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies due to financial circumstances.

The University of London is a collegiate research university located in London, England, consisting of 17 constituent colleges, nine research institutes and a number of central bodies.

The Sadako Ogata scholarship will be awarded yearly to a student intending to commence studies in the March intake of the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. Relevant dates for the coming academic year are as follows:

Deadline for scholarship applications: 16 January 2017

Notification of outcome to all applicants: 31 January 2017

Deadline for registration on MA program: 1 March 2017

MA program commences: Mid to late March 2017


Applicant must meet all the below requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (e.g. bachelor) which is considered at least comparable to a UK upper second class honors degree, in a social science related subject, from an institution acceptable to the University.

  • Applicants for the Sadako Ogata Scholarship must have received an offer of registration for the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies for the relevant upcoming academic session.

Preferred Discipline

Scholarship is available for pursuing MA degree program at the University of London.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies.

Amount Info

The Sadako Ogata scholarship covers the ‘whole fee’ for the program, comprising two Core Module fees, four Elective Module fees, and the two Dissertation modules fees. For the 2016-17 year, this is equivalent to fees of £7,720 over the lifetime of the award.

The scholarship does not cover examination center costs and any other costs not directly payable to the University (such as the purchase of additional materials or electronic equipment), resubmission fees, payment of further elective modules if the student decides to transfer, or any other fees not covered above. Applicants must ensure they can cover such costs from other financial sources.

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