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Swire/Oxford & Cambridge Society of Kenya Master Award, 2018

The St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the Swire Charitable Trust and the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Kenya offers Master Award on the basis of both academic merit and potential as well as financial need.

The grant is exclusively open for the nationals of Kenya in any subject offered at St Antony’s College. The aim of the award is to strengthen the bond between the students of the UK and Kenya.

The Oxford and Cambridge Society of Kenya was founded in the 1920s, and since then has represented alumni of both universities in Kenya. It has about 200 members and has long supported Kenyan students on courses in Oxford and Cambridge.

Brief Description

University or Organization: The St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
Department: NA
Course Level: Master Degree
Award: £30,000
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: NA
Nationality: Kenyan applicants
The program can be taken in the UK
Application Deadline: Closed

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • The bursaries are open to applicants who are citizens of Kenya and who have applied for a full-time one year Master’s degree in any subject offered at St Antony’s College.
  • The grant is awarded in the fields offered by the university.
  • The financial aid positions will be awarded on the basis of both academic merit and potential as well as financial need. Scholars should intend to return to Kenya after completing their Master’s degree, and preference will be given to applicants who have clear ambitions to use their accumulated learning to benefit Kenya.
  • Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements. See the University’s course guide for more information.

Master Award

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study to the University.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must have previous year degree.
  • Language Requirement: Applicants must submit evidence that you meet the University’s English language requirement for your course (or, if you are eligible, you can request a waiver of the requirement), if:
  • Applicant’s first language is not English, or
  • Applicant’s first language is English but you are not a national of a majority English-speaking country recognized by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).

Benefit: The total value of The grant is £30,000 which for most courses will cover University and College fees and a contribution towards living costs.

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