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Eni Fully-Funded African Scholarships at University of Oxford UK, 2019



Application Deadline: 25th January 2019

Eni Fully-Funded African Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the Eni Fully-funded Masters Scholarships for African Students at University of Oxford. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

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Eni Fully-funded Masters Scholarship Details and FAQs

These scholarships 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.

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.

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, is offering up to three students from Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, or the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) the opportunity to study for a fully funded degree in 2019/20.

When is the application deadline?

  • Deadline to Apply to Oxford University 11th or 25th January 2019
  • Deadline to apply for Eni Scholarship – Friday 16th March 2019

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?

Yes

Scholarship Tenable At:

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK

Fields of Study

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

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?

  • 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.

Number of Scholarships:

Three (3) scholarships will be awarded

What are the benefits of the scholarship?

  • 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.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

1 year

How to Apply for the Programme

In order to be considered for the scholarship, please follow these three steps:

  1. Read the information on this webpage carefully.
  2. Apply online to the University of Oxford for one of the eligible courses as listed above. You must submit your application for graduate study to the University by the January deadline (11 or 25 January 2019 depending on the programme you apply to – please check the University’s guidance on application deadlines) and you must have secured a place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date. It would help if you select St Antony’s College in the college choice section of the application form, though this is not compulsory.
  3. Once you have applied to the University, please complete the online Eni Scholarship application form (available at: https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/direct/eval-evaluation/16740)  The deadline for submission of the form is 12 noon, UK time, on Friday 15 March 2019.

Please note that incomplete and ineligible applications will not be considered for an Eni Scholarship. 

Scholarship Webpage

About Institution

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England. It has no known date of foundation, but there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world’s second-oldest university in continuous operation. It grew rapidly from 1167 when Henry II banned English students from attending the University of Paris. After disputes between students and Oxford townsfolk in 1209, some academics fled north-east to Cambridge where they established what became the University of Cambridge. The two “ancient universities” are frequently jointly referred to as “Oxbridge”.

The university is made up of a variety of institutions, including 38 constituent colleges and a full range of academic departments which are organised into four divisions. All the colleges are self-governing institutions within the university, each controlling its own membership and with its own internal structure and activities. Being a city university, it does not have a main campus and instead its buildings and facilities are scattered throughout the city centre. Most undergraduate teaching at Oxford is organised around weekly tutorials at the colleges and halls, supported by classes, lectures and laboratory work provided by university faculties and departments.


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