The Oxford Nigeria Scholarship in African Studies

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The African Studies Centre, University of Oxford, is offering an Oxford Nigeria Scholarship in African Studies.

This scholarship is sponsored by Oxford and Cambridge society of Nigeria.

The award is available only for study on the MSc in African Studies, and is open to citizens of Nigeria.

In making the award, preference may be given to applicants who have obtained a first degree from an institution of higher education within Nigeria.

In making the award, preference may be given to applicants who have obtained a first degree from an institution of higher education within Nigeria.

Details of the MSc degree are in the University postgraduate prospectus or can be obtained by email from african.studies [at] sant.ox.ac.uk.

There is no separate application procedure for this Scholarship.

All applicants for a place on the MSc in African Studies who are Nigerian citizens will be automatically considered for the award of the Oxford Nigerian Scholarship in African Studies.

(See the University of Oxford website for details of applications procedures, or email graduate.admissions [at] admin.ox.ac.uk, or the African Studies administrator, african.studies [at] sant.ox.ac.uk).

The scholarship is open only to Nigerian citizens.

Applicants should have a good 2.1 or equivalent for their undergraduate degree, and show evidence of a capacity for independent research as well as excellent writing skills in English.

The scholarship will cover university fees, college fees and a stipend.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply simultaneously for other scholarships and financial assistance.

All applicants may also apply for the ORISHA scholarship (see the African Studies website for details).

Those applying for a place on the MSc in African Studies and who are eligible to be considered for this Scholarship must ensure that their applications reach the University by 16 March.

Students may apply to any college admitting students for the MSc in African Studies: Jesus: Linacre; Mansfield; St. Antony's; St. Catherine's; St. Cross; St. Hugh's; St. Peter's; Trinity; Wolfson.

For more information and scholarship application, visit: The Oxford Nigeria Scholarship in African Studies

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