One full scholarship is available for applicants who are ordinarily resident in one of the member states of the Southern African Development Community (a list of member states is available on the South African Development Community website), and who are applying to the full-time MSc African Studies. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in sustainable development in Africa, including social and economic dimensions, but especially environmental issues.
The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of t least £14,296. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course. 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.
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.
There is no separate application process for this scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline (20 January 2017). Selection is expected to take place by the end of May 2017. Please see the Standard scholarship selection terms for more information about the application and selection process.
Send your applications for admission by visiting this page http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions
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Published Thursday, November 17, 2016