Eni Masters Scholarships For African Students from Angola, Nigeria, Ghana at the University of Oxford 2013/2014

Eni Masters Scholarships are aimed at students from Angola, Nigeria and Ghana who wish to study for a  full-time Master’s degree at the University of Oxford in 2013/2014. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with the international integrated energy company Eni, is offering students from Angola, Nigeria and Ghana the scholarships as part of a joint initiative to invest in and strengthen African Leadership.

Application Deadline: 22 March 2013 ( Annual)

Benefits of the Scholarship:

The scholarship Covers full-tuition Fees, and an annual grant for living costs ( £12,900 for 12 month courses and £9,675 for 9 month courses in 2012/2013). 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.

Duration of the Award(s):

For the length of the Master studies. 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.


Who is Eligible to Apply?

The scholarships are open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana or Nigeria. Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.

What is the Selection Criteria:

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.

Accepted Field of Study:

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 & Diplomacy

2 year Master’s courses

  • MPhil Development Studies
  • MPhil Economic & Social History
  • MPhil Economics
  • MPhil International Relations

How many Scholarships are available?

Three scholarships will be awarded. one winner from each country ( Angola, Ghana or Nigeria)

How to Apply?

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must

  • submit your application for graduate study by the March deadline and you must have secured a conditional or unconditional place on your chosen programme of study by the expected final decision date (May 2013).
  • It would help if you select St Antony’s College in the ‘college choice’ section of the application form, though this is not compulsory.
  • You must also complete an Eni Scholarship application form and email it to Kirsty Norton, Assistant College Registrar, assistant.registrar@sant.ox.ac.uk by 22 March 2013.

How will I know if I have been successful?
Following a meeting of the Eni selection committee at St Antony’s College, results will be emailed to successful candidates by 30 April 2013.

Further Information:

Please visit the Scholarship’s Official Website for Details:  http://www.sant.ox.ac.uk/study/scholarships/eni.html


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