GDAI – MA Scholarships for African Students at SOAS, University of London in UK, 2014

Started by scholarman, Aug 22, 2013, 11:31 AM


Mo Ibrahim Foundation is funding three full-time GDAI – MA scholarships at SOAS, University of London in UK. Applicants of Africa countries are eligible for this MSc scholarship. One year funding covers fees, accommodation and living cost for the year. Selection criteria for scholarships are academic merit and references. Complete application should be send electronically or by post.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is awarded in Governance for Development in Africa Initiative at SOAS, University of London in UK.

Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing Masters-MA degree level at SOAS, University of London in UK.

Scholarship Provider: Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Scholarship can be taken at: UK

Eligibility:-In order to be considered for funding, applicants must first secure a place for the MSc by applying directly to the SOAS admissions office.

-Domicile/Residency: Applicants must be domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub Saharan Africa.

-Eligible Programmes: MSc (Fulltime) undertaken by scholarship applicants must directly address or be applicable to the issue of Governance in Africa.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: African students can apply for this MSc scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Centre of African Studies offers 3 MSc scholarships to African residents as part of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative funded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

Number of award(s): Three MSc scholarships per year for African students.

Duration of award (s): The duration of the scholarship is one year.

What does it cover? The scholarship provides for Fees, for accommodation and living cost for the year.

Selection Criteria: Candidates will be assessed on academic merit by a panel consisting of SOAS academic members. The assessment of your application will be based on the information in your scholarship application. The selectors will be looking at the following: academic achievement and evidence of critical analytical capabilities; references; supporting statement; evidence of interest in and knowledge of linkage between governance and development.

Notification: The Advisory Panel expects to have made a final decision on the Mo Ibrahim Foundation MSc Scholarships by May of each year. All scholarship candidates will be notified about the outcome of their application.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30 April 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application