Description of the scholarship: SOAS Asian Art Postgraduate Alumni Gretchen Welch and Ida Chow founded the Dr. Heather Elgood Scholarship in honor of her teacher and friend Dr. Hettie Elgood, MBE, founder and emeritus director of the Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art. They hope that the scholarship holders will continue to contribute to their studies through lectures or private lessons or to promote the study of Asian art via other platforms in the future. The scholarship is already being awarded in the third year, which was made possible by a new anonymous donation. The scholarship includes full tuition fees for the Postgraduate Diploma in Asian Art and a scholarship to cover living expenses during the school year. The scholarship is open to everyone worldwide who is unable to attend the course without a full scholarship and scholarship. We strongly recommend applicants who would not have considered the Asian Art Graduate Diploma program without the opportunity of this scholarship. We hope the scholarship will be a transformative opportunity that will enable the successful candidate to pursue a career related to Asian art, such as academic, curatorial, museum work, or a position in the commercial art world. Eligible study program Ein Dr. Heather Elgood Scholarship is available for the academic year 2021/22 from October 04, 2021 to July 17, 2022. The year-long course consists of three 12-week modules including Indian Art, Chinese Art, and Islamic Art or the Art of Southeast Asia. . Eligibility Criteria for Applicants Applicants must have or expect to have an advanced or higher degree, equivalent non-UK qualification or equivalent work experience. Students with a non-UK degree must be assessed by their assessors and their transcript. Applicants should provide a personal explanation of why they would like to take this program and how this scholarship will affect them. Applicants must state their eligibility in a separate declaration of their financial needs. For international students, English language skills must be proven which, in total and for all partial grades, correspond to the IELTS 6.5 level (or equivalent).