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Eldred-Waverley funding for MSc African Studies at Linacre College in UK 2015

University of Oxford is awarding MSc award in African Studies for the students of sub-Saharan Africa. This scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this application , regardless of which college (if any) they state as their preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the program. The sponsorship will cover 100% of University and college fees, a grant for living costs (of at least £10,397) and a return flight from your home country to UK. The application deadline is 23 January 2015.

Study Subject(s): award is awarded in African Studies.
Course Level: award is available for pursuing MSc program at Linacre College.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oxford, UK
Award can be taken at: UK

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Eligibility:
-You should be applying to start the MSc African Studies at Oxford and you must be ordinarily resident in sub-Saharan Africa. You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
-This scholarship is only tenable at Linacre College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this application , regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to Linacre College in order to take up the program.

Open for International Students: Students of sub-Saharan Africa: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (DRC-Kinshasa), Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland , Tanzania , Togo, Uganda and Zambia can apply for this application .

Description: Oxford UniversityThe Eldred-Waverley Scholarship at Linacre College was established in 2012. It funds students from sub-Saharan Africa to study the MSc African Studies at Oxford. The sponsorship will cover 100% of University and college fees, a grant for living costs (of at least £10,397) and a return flight from your home country to UK. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. The grant is funded from three sources: The Waverley Fund, which was established in 2001 and aims to fund excellent students from disadvantaged backgrounds; Linacre College, which is a college of the University of Oxford; and The University’s African Studies Centre, which is one of the world’s leading centres for African Studies.

Number of award(s): One scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s): Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

What does it cover? The sponsorship will cover 100% of University and college fees, a grant for living costs (of at least £10,397) and a return flight from your home country to UK.

Selection Criteria: financial aid positions will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Notification: Decisions are expected to be made around May 2015. If you have not heard by the time the page is updated to say that successful applicants have been notified, then please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications university receives, they regret that they are unable to contact unsuccessful applicants individually or provide feedback on applications.

How to Apply: There is no separate application process for this application . In order to be considered, you must submit your application for graduate study by 23 January 2015. If you do not apply as detailed above by the deadline, you will not be considered for this application .

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 23 January 2015.

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