St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, is offering a scholarship to a student from Southern Africa for the academic year 2012-13. The scholarship is available only for study on the MSc in African Studies. The African Studies Centre is a leading centre for the study of Africa in Europe.

  • You should have been to university in, and are resident in, any of the following countries: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, and Malawi
  • Applicants should have a high 2.1 or equivalent for their undergraduate degree
  • show evidence of a capacity for independent research as well as excellent writing skills in English.

Worth of Scholarship
The scholarship will cover university fees, college fees, and a stipend.  All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for other scholarships, such as the Clarendon Scholarship and Oppenheimer Scholarship and to find supplementary sources of funding.
How to Apply

  • Submit your application the Graduate Admissions office through the normal application process (see link below). All success applicants from the region will be considered for the scholarship
  • Select St Antony’s as your first choice college
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline: January 20, 2012 if you want to be considered for the scholarship. Results will be announced by the end of April 2012.
For more information about the scholarship and the African Studies Centre, click here.
To access the Oxford graduate prospectus and start your application, click here.