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Fully Funded Scholarships at the University of Oxford

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City: Oxford
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Fully Funded Scholarships at the University of Oxford is offered by St Antony’s College, the University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, for up to three students from Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, or the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). This scholarships will allow St Antony’s to admit up to three of the best African students irrespective of means and will add immeasurably to the diverse and intellectual character of the College. This is part of a joint initiative between Eni & St Antony’s College to invest in and strengthen African leadership.

St Antony’s and Eni are equally keen to provide encouragement and where possible, structured incentives for Eni Scholars to continue their studies or find useful employment back in their home country after graduating from Oxford. Discussions about this are ongoing and scholars will be informed of relevant contacts and partnerships as they emerge.

The Fellows, students and visiting researchers include leading experts on the regions of the world and on issues of global and transnational importance. Each year they host visiting experts from the world’s leading universities and think tanks and from such fields as diplomacy, journalism, business, and politics. The college select group of more than 450 graduate students are among the best and the brightest, representing all the continents.

St Antony’s Alumni occupy leading positions in many governments, universities, businesses, NGOs, think tanks and international organizations.

Benefits

  • 100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs of £14,553 for 12-month courses and £10,915 for 9-month courses.
  • The stipend for courses with different durations will be adjusted accordingly.
  • The scholarship also covers one economy return airfare from your home country to the UK at the start and end of your course.

Eligibility

  • The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.
  • The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of both academic merit and potential and financial need. Preference will be given to applicants who have clear ambitions to use their accumulated learning to benefit their home country after graduation.
    Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements. See the University’s course guide for more information.
  • Applicants must apply for admission to one of the following eligible courses:
    • 1 year Master’s courses
      • MSc African Studies
      • MSc Economic & Social History
      • MSc Economics for Development
      • MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline15 March,2019
CountryUK
CityOxford
Contact the organizer+44 1865 284700

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