FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarships 2022 [Fully Funded]

Applications for the 2022 FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship to the University of Oxford opens on 16 December 2021 and will close Thursday 3 March 2022. Interested and eligible African students are invited to apply for a fully funded study opportunity at the University of Oxford.

FirstRand has entered into a partnership with the African Studies Centre to allow an outstanding South African student to undertake postgraduate study at one of the world’s foremost universities, University of Oxford.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Oxford/FirstRand

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): University of Oxford, UK

Scholarship Worth: Full Funding

Number of Awards: No Specified

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Nationality: South Africans

FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship | Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates have to apply and be accepted for an MSc in African Studies at the University of Oxford.
  • FirstRand and the African Studies Centre are looking for the best applicants who will truly benefit from the opportunity and contribute to South Africa on their return.

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship will provide full funding for one student each year to study a masters degree at the African Studies Centre at the University of Oxford. The successful candidate will be housed at Wadham College. The partnership is for another year.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Applications for the FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship are online only. Interested applicants should visit: for information on how to apply for the MSc in African Studies and then proceed here to apply for scholarship.

Application Deadline: 3 March 2022

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