The Eni Scholarships for Masters Programme at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK for Students from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria is a 100% fully funded scholarship for international students interested in studying free in Oxford
Accepted Courses: St Antony’s College has its specialty in international relations, politics, economics, history and anthropology. Please note that Eni Scholars will be chosen from a diverse selection of applicants holding conditional offers of admission to the following one or two year taught Master’s programmes:
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
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, along with the international integrated energy company Eni, will be offering five distinguished scholarships to students from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria the opportunity for an study for a fully funded degree in 2016/17.
These scholarships 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 ongoing and scholars will be informed of relevant contacts and partnerships as they emerge.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2011
- Please note that during the selection process for the Eni Scholarship, consideration will be given to qualified international students who can adequately demonstrate that they do not otherwise have the financial wherewithal to begin 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.
- The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident inAngola, 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 of £14,057 for 12 month courses and £10,543 for 9 month courses in 2015/16 (the 2016/17 figure will be updated soon). 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.
- 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 Three years duration of 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:St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, UK
- Application Deadline:
- Deadline to apply toUniversity of Oxford – 6 or 22 January 2016
- Deadline to apply for Eni Scholarship – Friday 8 April 2016.
- Offered annually?Yes
- How to Apply
- In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit your application for graduate study by the deadline and you must have secured a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date
- Sponsors:St Antony’s College, Oxford in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni
- Visit theScholarship Webpage