St Antony’s College, University of Oxford offers Eni scholarships for graduate students of Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria to study a fully funded degree in 2018-2019. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.
These 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.
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St Antony’s College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Founded in 1950 as the result of the gift of French merchant Sir Antonin Besse of Aden, St Antony’s is one of the most cosmopolitan of the University of Oxford’s colleges and is considered to be a centre of excellence for study and research in the fields of international relations, economics, politics, and area studies.
Applicants must have proof of competence in written and spoken English (Support for improving English language skills may be provided by the Language Learning Centre at Oxford).
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters program (MSc) at St Antony’s College.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are awarded for studying African Studies, Economics & Social History, Economics for Development and Global Governance and Diplomacy.
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.
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
- 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.
- ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements.
Nationality: Students of Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) can apply for these Eni scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Applicants must have proof of competence in written and spoken English (Support for improving English language skills may be provided by the Language Learning Centre at Oxford).
How to Apply: In order to be considered for the scholarship, please follow these three steps:
- Read the information on this webpage carefully.
- 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 – 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 (16 March 2018). It would help if you select St Antony’s College in the college choice section of the application form, though this is not compulsory.
- Once you have applied to the University, complete the online Eni Scholarship application form (available at https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/direct/eval-evaluation/16740)
Application Deadline: The deadline for submission of the form is 12 noon, UK time, on Friday, March 15, 2019.
If you have any questions about this scholarship which are not answered above, email [email protected]