Up to two full scholarships are available for applicants to full-time master’s or DPhil courses in any subject at the University of Oxford.
Application Deadline: January, 2021
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the EEA (see List below)
To be taken at (country): University of Oxford, UK
Eligible Fields of Study: Master’s or DPhil courses
- Eligible candidates ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered.
- If you are resident in an eligible country outside of the EEA, you should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence on completion of your studies.
- Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously studied in the US or UK.
Number of Awardees: 2
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs.
Duration of Scholarship: Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
European countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.
Sub-Saharan African countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Eligible candidates who are ordinarily resident in South Africa may also be considered.
How to Apply: There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2021.