Monday, February 2, 2009

Five Scholarships for 2009-10: Chevening Scholarships for Macedonia, Moldova, Russia (Nizhny Novgorod, Irkutsk, Samara, Far East only) or Serbia

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Open Society Foundation - London and University College London - School of Slavonic and East European Studies are offering five scholarships for graduate study.

University College London (UCL) is renowned worldwide for its high quality research and teaching. Its School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) was given the highest rating ‘5’ in the UK Research Assessment Exercise 2001 confirming its international excellence.

The five scholarships offered are open to nationals and residents of either Macedonia, Moldova, Russia (Nizhny Novgorod, Irkutsk, Samara, Far East only) or Serbia, who are accepted for one of the following one-year Master’s degree programmes at UCL’s School of Slavonic and East European Studies:

• MA Central and South-East European Studies

• MA History

• MA Identity, Culture and Power

• MA Political Economy of Russia and Eastern Europe

• MA Politics, Security and Integration

• MRes Politics and Economics of Eastern Europe

Each award covers tuition fees, travel, and a maintenance allowance.

Applying for a place and a scholarship

Applicants are strongly advised to apply to UCL for admission well before submitting a scholarship application.

UCL Graduate Admissions Application Forms and further information about graduate study at UCL are available from OSI Scholarship Application Forms (3 copies along with a copy of the Graduate Admissions Application Form submitted to UCL) must be sent to the Soros Office/EAC in the candidates’ home countries. Scholarship application forms and Graduate Admission Forms can be requested from the administering offices listed below:

American Educational Center,
Gradska biblioteka “Braka Miladinovci”
Bojana Nizamovska:
Tel: 02/3112-464

Or can be downloaded from the UCL website:

For further information about this and other scholarships for study at UCL, please see or contact:

UCL Scholarships
Telephone: + 44 20 7679 2005/4167

Closing date for receipt of Scholarship Applications by local Soros Office - AEC :19th February 2009 for study in September 2009.