Scholarship Name: Eni Scholarships for Masters Programme at St Antony’s College
Eni Scholarships for Masters Programme at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK for Students from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria – 2014/2015
Accepted Subject Areas?
St Antony’s College specializes in international relations, politics, economics, history and anthropology. Eni Scholars will be drawn from a pool of applicants holding conditional offers of admission to the following one or two year taught Master’s programmes:
1 year Master’s courses
- MSc African Studies
- MSc Economics & Social History
- MSc Economics for Development
- MSc Global Governance and Diplomacy
2 year MPhil courses
- MPhil Development Studies
- MPhil Economic & Social History
- MPhil Economics
- MPhil Modern Middle Eastern Studies
- MPhil International Relations
3 year DPhil course
- DPhil International Development
St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, is offering five students from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria the opportunity to study for a fully funded degree in 2014-15.
This will allow St Antony’s to admit some 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 on-going and scholars will be informed of relevant contacts and partnerships as they emerge.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2011
By what Criteria is Selection Made?
- During the selection procedure for the Eni Scholarship, consideration will be given to qualified students who can demonstrate that they do not otherwise have the financial means to continue their studies at Oxford.
- 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.
Who is qualified to apply?
The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.
To receive the Scholarship, candidates must satisfy any academic conditions placed by the University on their offers of admission, including providing evidence of their linguistic competence if English is not their first language
Number of Scholarships: Five (5) scholarships will be awarded: one winner from each country
Value of Scholarship
100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs (the rate was £12,900 for 12 month courses and £9,675 for 9 month courses in 2013-14).
The scholarship also covers one economy return airfare from your home country to the UK at the start and end of your course.
If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based upon satisfactory academic progress.
Duration of Scholarship: One or Two years duration of masters programme
Eligible African Countries
The programme aims to appoint one scholar in each of the following countries: Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria
To be taken at (country): St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK
Application Deadline: 14 March 2014
Offered annually? Yes
How can I Apply?
In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by 14 March 2014 and you must have secured a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date (2 May 2014)
You must also complete an Eni scholarship application form and email it to the Assistant College Registrar, firstname.lastname@example.org, by 14 March 2014.
St Antony’s College, Oxford in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni
How can I get more information?
If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage
Once a date for the Eni selection committee at St Antony’s College has been finalised, we will post the expected final decision date on this website. Decisions are likely to be made in May 2014.
Please note that continued funding of any course supported by an Eni Scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic progress and appropriate personal conduct.