Apply for the Fully Funded Scholarships to Study at the University of Oxford in 2019/20. 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.
St Antony’s College is a research-intensive graduate College operating in an inclusive, friendly and highly international academic and social environment.
The College provides an interdisciplinary environment to study a range of subjects from development to international relations. St Antony’s houses seven research centres focused on Africa, Asia, Europe, Japan, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia and Eurasia as well as programmes on North America, Burma, Morocco, Sudan and Taiwan. In their regional centres and programmes they use insights and methods from both social sciences and the humanities to deepen their understanding of the key parts of the world. The work done there helps to inform public debate and public policy.
The Fellows, students and visiting researchers include leading experts on the regions of the world and on issues of global and transnational importance. Each year they host visiting experts from the world’s leading universities and think tanks and from such fields as diplomacy, journalism, business, and politics. The college select group of more than 450 graduate students are among the best and the brightest, representing all the continents.
St Antony’s Alumni occupy leading positions in many governments, universities, businesses, NGOs, think tanks and international organisations.
- 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.
- 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.
Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements. See the University’s course guide for more information.
- 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
- 1 year Master’s courses
Eligible Regions: Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)
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. 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 (15 March 2019). 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, please complete the online Eni Scholarship application form (available at: https://weblearn.ox.ac.uk/direct/eval-evaluation/19809)
- Check the official website for further details.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019.