The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has generously provided SOAS with two scholarships per year for African students undertaking full‐time PhD programme in the field of Governance for Development in Africa.
The scholarship provides for Fees for three years, and for accommodation and living cost for the first and third year only.
Students are expected to be on fieldwork during the second year, and to write the thesis in the third year in they country of origins.
PhD Scholarship Criteria
1. Domicile/Residency: Applicants must be domiciled (or permanent residents)in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub‐Saharan Africa.
2. Eligible Programmes
PhD Programme (Full‐time) Research undertaken by scholarship applicants must directly address or be applicable to the issue of Governance in Africa.
Scholarship candidates will be assessed based on their intended research, academic merit and references. SOAS is committed to accepting only those scholarship candidates who can demonstrate an ability to complete a PhD within three, or at most, four years.
PhD Scholarship Application
All applications, including references, must be received by 30 April of each year.
For more information and application see: Mo Ibrahim Foundation PhD Scholarships for African Students
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