Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Waverley – African Studies Centre Joint Scholarship at Oxford University, UK, 2013

Waverley – African Studies Centre Joint scholarship for international Sub-Saharan Africa students who wants to pursue master and DPhill degree in African Studies, international development etc. at Oxford University, UK, 2013
Award Name: Waverley – African Studies Centre Joint Scholarship at Oxford University, UK, 2013
About Employer:  Students come to Oxford from over 140 countries and territories. The largest groups of international students come from the USA (1,513), China and Hong Kong (801), Germany (767), Canada (418), India (354), Australia (276), Italy (244), Ireland (228), France (221), and Singapore (206). Oxford has more than a dozen centres and institutes specialiZing in the study of specific countries and regions.
Degree program: The program is for master and DPhil.
Subject(s): The subject area is African Studies and International Development, Politics, History or Social Anthropology.
Eligibility Criteria: 1. Eligible candidates must be ordinarily residents in the sub-Saharan Africa. Applicants must intend to return to their home country at the end of their studies.
2.Candidates should be applying to start an MSc in African Studies, DPhil Development Studies, DPhil Politics, DPhil History or DPhil Social Anthropology.
3. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit.
Open for following countries: The program is open for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Program Details: The Waverley Fund was established in 2001. It aims to assist academically excellent students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have shown the potential to make a significant contribution in their future careers.
Financial Aid: 100% of university and college fees, and a grant for living expenses (exact amount to be confirmed) which should be sufficient to cover your costs of accommodation, food, utility bills and general living costs (clothes, books, insurance, networking/socializing etc).
No. of awards available: One scholarship will be awarded in 2013-14 for an MSc in African Studies, and one scholarship for a DPhil student.
Apply for award: Applications should be made online.
Last date of Application: 4 January, 2013 for Politics and 18 January, 2013 for all other subjects.
Further information and application 

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