AIG Scholarships 2024/2025 to Study at University of Oxford
The AIG Scholarships from the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) are now accepting applications for the 2024/2025 phase. If you’re a student from West Africa, don’t miss out on this chance for full sponsorship to study at the University of Oxford. Graduates from all fields are welcome to apply!
The AIG Scholarships are aimed at graduates aged 25 to 45 who possess remarkable intellectual abilities, impressive academic records, leadership qualities, and a strong desire to make a difference in Africa’s public sector. These scholarships offer a chance to pursue a Master’s degree at a prestigious university.
The University of Oxford, founded in the 12th century, is one of the oldest and most esteemed universities globally. It began as gatherings of scholars and evolved into an institution with separate colleges. During the Renaissance and Enlightenment, it played a significant intellectual role. The university received royal recognition in the 17th-18th centuries and modernized its structure in the 19th century. It’s known for its research and education, remaining influential and prestigious in the 21st century as a global hub of knowledge and learning.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG).
Host Institution(s): University of Oxford.
Scholarship Worth: covers full tuition fees, accommodation and living expenses
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Masters
Nationality: West African States (e.g. Nigeria and Ghana)
Requirements and eligibility criteria for AIG Scholarships 2024/2025 to Study at University of Oxford :
- Be a Nigerian employed in the public sector (Federal or State levels) in Ministries, Departments, Agencies & Parastatals.
- Fall within the age range of 25 to 45 years.
- Possess a minimum of seven years of work experience (combined private & public sector).
- Hold a bachelor’s degree with at least a second-class upper qualification
- Academic Excellence and Leadership: Selection prioritizes candidates with outstanding academic performance and strong leadership potential.
- Second-Class Upper Qualification: For those with second-class upper qualifications, having a Master’s, second degree, or relevant professional qualification would be advantageous.
- Contact for Shortlisted Applicants Only: Only applicants selected for the next stage will be contacted. Inquiries about individual application status are not allowed.
- Application Submission Method: Applications sent by post or in person will not be accepted.
- Finalists’ Admission Process: Finalists in the AIG selection process will need to directly apply to the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, for admissions. Those accepted into the Master of Public Policy will be further considered for AIG Scholar selection by the School.
Application Procedure for AIG Scholarships 2024/2025 to Study at University of Oxford (How to apply);
To apply for the Fully Funded AIG Scholarship Program 2024/2025, please submit your application online. If you’re interested and meet the criteria, you can begin your application by clicking here.
Application Deadline: September 15th, 2023
For more information visit the official website