APPLY NOW – Oxford-Patrick Duncan Scholarships is offering a full scholarship to students from Southern African countries to undertake postgraduate studies for the 2018/2019 academic session.
Application Deadline: 19th January, 2018
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
To be taken at (country): University of Oxford, UK
About the Award: One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the member states of the Southern African Development Community and who are applying to the full-time MSc African Studies.
Eligibility: You will be considered automatically for these scholarships if:
- You are applying to start a new graduate course;
- You submit your course application by the relevant January admissions deadline;
- You are subsequently offered a place after consideration of applications received by the deadline;
- Your application is not placed on a waiting list or held back after the January admissions deadline to be re-evaluated against applications received by the March admissions deadline; and
The scholarship is only tenable at St Antony’s College. All eligible applicants will be considered for this scholarship, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference on the graduate application form. However, successful applicants will be transferred to St Antony’s College in order to take up the scholarship.
Selection Criteria: Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in sustainable development in Africa, including social and economic dimensions, but especially environmental issues.
Number of Awardees: 1
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £14,553.
Duration of Scholarship: Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.
How to Apply: There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline. Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2018.
Award Provider: The scholarship is jointly funded by the University, by St Antony’s College and by the family of Patrick Duncan (1918-67), who was a South African political activist with a particular interest in sustainable development.
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