New Scholarship available for the MSc in African Studies

The African Studies Centre is offering a Canon Collins/African Studies scholarship in association with Linacre College for the MSc in African Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The scholarship is open to applicants who ordinarily reside in southern Africa. Applicants for the scholarship should be a national of, or have refugee status, in one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Applicants should intend on returning to their home country or to the region at the end of their studies. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic merit and will cover all university and college fees as well as a grant for living expenses which should be sufficient to cover the costs of accommodation, food, utility bills and general living costs.

In order to be considered for the Scholarship candidates must indicate in the funding section of the admissions application that they intend to apply for the scholarship and must name Linacre as their college of choice. Applications for admission to the course must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions office by 15th March 2013.

This scholarship is supported by the Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust, Linacre College and the African Studies Centre.