Fully Sponsored FirstRand Oxford African Studies Scholarship at University of Oxford, UK 2024

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FirstRand Oxford African Studies Scholarship offers an MSc in African Studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford, providing full funding for a selected South African student annually. Successful candidates will be hosted at Wadham College. The selection process emphasizes academic excellence, leadership, community involvement, and the potential for impactful change upon returning to South Africa.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • Full funding for one student annually pursuing an MSc at the School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford.
  • Accommodation is provided for the successful candidate at Wadham College.

Application Requirements:

  • FirstRand administers the interviewing and selection process in conjunction with its international postgraduate scholarship program.
  • Evaluation criteria include academic excellence, leadership skills, community engagement, and the potential for significant impact.
  • Applicants must apply for and receive acceptance into the MSc in African Studies program at the University of Oxford.
  • Application deadline: January 19, 2024, at noon (UK time).
  • Submission of applications is exclusively online.

For additional details and the application process for the MSc in African Studies, please visit the official platform

For further details and applications:

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Application Deadline: March 7, 2024

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