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.
This 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.
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.
About the University
The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university in Oxford, England. 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. The university is consistently cited as among the world’s best
- 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
- The scholarship also covers one economy return airfare from your home country to the UK at the start and end of your course.
- 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.
Deadline to Apply to Oxford University – 11th or 25th January 2019
Deadline to Apply for Eni Scholarship – Friday 16th March 2019
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 (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.
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.
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
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