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Southampton Sociology and Criminology Postgraduate International Scholarship

Scholarships of £5,000 are available to international students studying for a postgraduate master’s in Sociology and Criminology. There are 2 scholarships available.

If you meet the eligibility criteria, we will invite you to submit:

  • your CV
  • a 500 word statement on why you should get the scholarship

Your invitation to submit this information will come with your offer to study letter.


To be eligible for a scholarship you must:

  • be an international student
  • hold a conditional or unconditional offer from Southampton
  • be studying on MSc Sociology & Social Policy or MSc Criminology
  • be self-funded and required to pay the overseas tuition fee

You must not be in receipt of any external scholarship.

Deadline to submit your CV and statement

The deadline is 14 April 2023.

We will contact you by:

  • 30 May 2023 at the latest if you are successful
  • after 1 June 2023 if you are not successful

How we award scholarships

This is a competitive process and not all applications will be successful.

There are 2 stages to the shortlisting process.

  1. We check that you meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Your CV, PGT application, and 500-word statement on why you should receive a scholarship will be assessed by a selection panel.

The top 2 applications will get the scholarship.

The decision of the scholarship panel is final.

Conditions of getting the scholarship

Find out the conditions of getting a scholarship.

Contact us

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