St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, in partnership with Eni, is now accepting applications from applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) for its 2019/2019 scholarships. The deadline for submission of applications for the Eni Scholarships is 15th March, 2019.
This scholarships will allow St Antony’s to admit up to three 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.
Eni Scholarships Eligibility.
Open to applicants who are ordinarily resident in Angola, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, and the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville). Preference will be given to applicants whose first degree is from an African university.
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.
Please ensure you meet the requirements for entry to your course, including English language requirements.
Eni Scholarships Eligible Courses.
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
Eni Scholarships Benefits.
The scholarship covers 100% of university and college fees, and an annual grant for living costs of £14,553 for 12 month courses and £10,915 for 9 month courses. 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.
How to Apply for Eni Scholarships.
Apply online to the University of Oxford for one of the eligible courses as listed above. You must submit your application for graduate study to the University by the January deadline (11 or 25 January 2019 depending on the program you apply to – please check the University’s guidance on application deadlines) and you must have secured a place on your chosen program of study by the expected final decision date. It would help if you select St Antony’s College in the college choice section of the application form, though this is not compulsory.
Once you have applied to the University, please complete the online Eni Scholarship application form. The deadline for submission of the form is 12 noon, UK time, on Friday March 15, 2019.
Please note that incomplete and ineligible applications will not be considered for an Eni Scholarship.