2014 Eni Scholarship for Africans to do Master’s & PhD in UK

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, is offering five students from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria fully funded scholarships to study at the University in in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni. Eni Scholarship is a prestigious award that allow beneficiaries focus on their studies without worrying about tuition or living expenses.
This will allow St Antony’s to admit some 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.
 

Eligibility•    The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria. 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.
•    Applicants must also meet the requirements for entry to their 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 Economics & Social History
MSc Economics for Development
MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy
2 year MPhil courses
MPhil Development Studies
MPhil Economic & Social History
MPhil Economics
MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies
MPhil International Relations
3 year DPhil course
DPhil International Development
 
Worth of Scholarship: •    100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs (the rate was £12,900 for 12 month courses and £9,675 for 9 month courses in 2013-14).
•    The scholarship also covers one economy return airfare from your home country to the UK at the start and end of your course.
•    If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.
 
How to Apply•    In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by 14 March 2014 and you must have secured a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date (2 May 2014).
•    You must also complete an Eni scholarship application form and email it to the Assistant College Registrar, assistant.registrar@sant.ox.ac.uk, by 14 March 2014.
Note: Once a date for the Eni selection committee at St Antony’s College has been finalised, we will post the expected final decision date on this website. Decisions are likely to be made in May 2014.
Deadline: The deadline for the scholarship application is March 14, 2014. Remember, many courses close for admission around January 20, 2014 and so you should ideally have applied by the January deadline.To apply, click here

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