Brief depiction: The Center of African Studies, School of African Studies(SOAS) University of London offers 1 PhD and 3 Masters grants to African nationals as a component of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative subsidized by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
Application Deadline: 30th April 2017
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: African nations
To be taken at (nation): University of London, UK
Qualified Fields of Study:
MA African Studies
CISD (Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy)
DEFIMS (Department for Financial and Management Studies
Distance Learning: CEFIMS(Centre for Financial and Management Studies), DEFIMS
About the Award: The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has liberally given SOAS one PhD and 3 Masters grants for every year for African understudies undertaking a full‐time PhD and Masters program in the field of Governance for Development in Africa.
Keeping in mind the end goal to be considered for the subsidizing, candidates should first secure a genuine offer for studies by applying straightforwardly to the School of African Studies. Once the place is secured, the competitors can apply for the grant.
Sort: Masters (MSc/MA) and PhD Research
Qualification: Candidates must be domiciled (or lasting occupants) in an African nation. Inclination will be given to grant applicants living in Sub‐Saharan Africa.
Choice Criteria: Candidates will be evaluated on scholastic legitimacy by a board comprising of SOAS scholarly individuals. The appraisal of your application will be founded on the data in your grant application.
Number of Awardees:
Estimation of Scholarship:
PhD: The grant is on a part‐time and it accommodates expenses for a long time. Be that as it may, convenience and living expense are secured for the first year as it were. The grant will likewise cover 2 return flights : one amid the first year, and one for the viva (in addition to one week’s settlement around the viva). In year 2 and year 3, the effective competitor will likewise get a yearly stipend of £5,000. We likewise take care of visa expense, if receipts are submitted to the Center of African Studies office. We anticipate that understudies will be on hands on work amid the second year, and to compose the proposition in the third year in their nation.
Masters: The grant accommodates charges, visa costs, one return flight, settlement at SOAS’ understudies dormitory and £8000 living expense for the year.
Length of Scholarship:
PhD: 3 years
Masters: 1 year
The most effective method to Apply: Please give the accompanying archives by email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
finish application frame (see pdf appended on the correct side of this page)
a duplicate of the unrestricted offer gottten from SOAS confirmations office
CV (please incorporate your email address)
2 pages max proclamation laying out information and enthusiasm for administration related issues
Your exploration proposition (as sent to the SOAS Admissions Office)
Grant Provider: Mo Ibrahim Foundation, School of Africa Studies (SOAS) University of London
Imperative Notes: CAS holds the privilege not to honor grants and will just honor them where there are candidates judged to meet adequately high scholastic norms and with self evident interests in fields applicable to the goals of the GDAI.