African Studies Scholarships at the University of Oxford

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The African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford have recently released details of their scholarships for 2014-2015. Take a look below.

The African Studies Centre of the University of Oxford is proud to announce a number of Scholarships for the next academic year 2015-2016. Full details of each are available on our website

All MSc African Studies Offer Holders who meet the eligibility criteria below will be considered.
**Deadline for all applications for the MSc African Studies, through which applicants become eligible for scholarships, is January 23rd 2015**
1) ORISHA MSc Scholarship fund: Full and Part awards available to those who meet the January Deadline.

2) The Eldred – Waverley Scholarship at Linacre College – Fully Funded, including Stipend. Applicants must:
Be ordinarily resident in Sub-Saharan Africa
Intend to return to country of ordinary residence upon completion
Select Linacre College in your application
3) The Canon Collins Scholarship – Fully Funded, including Stipend.
– Be nationals of, and normally resident in: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi,
– Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe
– Intend to return to their home country or to the region at the end of their studies
Apply for admission to the MSc African Studies by 23 January, then apply for scholarship directly to Canon Collins Trust via their website – Open for applications from 26/2/15
4) Mitsui – Fully Funded, including Stipend.
– Open to candidates normally resident in sub Saharan Africa
–  Select St Anne’s College in your application

5) Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme/Ioma Evans Pritchard – Fully Funded, including Stipend.
– Be nationals of a Developing Commonwealth Country*, and not at present living or studying in a developed country.
– Have not studied in a developed country for one year or more Be able to confirm in writing that neither they or their families are able to pay for them to study in the UK
– Be willing to return to their home country as soon as their scholarship comes to an end
– Select St Anne’s College in your application
5) ENI – 5 x Fully Funded, including Stipend.
– Open to candidates from Angola, Ghana, Libya, Mozambique and Nigeria Preference will be given to students from African Universities
– Apply for the scholarship by filling out an application form available from St Antony’s College
– Select St Antony’s College in your application

6) OCSK / St Antony’s College – Fully Funded, including Stipend
– Be ordinarily resident in Kenya
– Select St Antony’s College in their application
This scholarship is managed by St Antony’s College Scholarship Committee.
Additional Sources of Funding

Please use the Graduate Fees, Funding and Scholarships Search:

Fill in your details to see exactly what you are eligible for, this might include:

– Louis-Dreyfus- Weidenfeld Scholarship and Leadership Programme
– Chevening Scholarships
– Clarendon Fund Scholarships
– Dulverton Scholarships
– Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarships
– Rhodes Scholarships
– Oppenheimer Fund Scholarships
Plus many more….

General information for all scholarships
– Our scholarships are not open to students with deferred entry.
– Decisions are expected to be made in early March 2014. Successful candidates will be notified via email and will receive an award letter.


More details can be found on the African Studies Centre website.

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