Mo Ibrahim PhD Scholarships For African Students: SOAS, University of London 2019

Application Deadline: March 31, 2019

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has generously provided SOAS with two PhD scholarships per year for African students undertaking a full‐time PhD programme in the field of Governance for Development in Africa.

The Centre of African Studies & SOAS in partnership with the Mo Ibrahim foundation initiates the scholarship programme which will take place at the University of London, UK.

Degree Level: PhD research programme (full-time)

Field:

The eligible PhD are only those within the following departments:

  • Development Studies
  • Law
  • Economics
  • International Relations/Politics
  • CISD (Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy)
  • DEFIMS (Department for Financial and Management Studies )
  • Distance Learning: CEFIMS(Centre for Financial and Management Studies), DEFIMS

Host Country: UK

Value:

The scholarship provides for fees for three years and an annual bursary of £16.000 per year. The scholarship also covers visa costs, HIS and TB (if undertaken), provided receipts are submitted to the Centre of African Studies office.

Number of Scholarships: Two

Eligible Countries: African students

Eligibility: 

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

Application: 

Please provide the following documents by email to ab17@soas.ac.uk:

  • complete application form (see pdf attached on the right side of this page)
  • a copy of the unconditional offer received from SOAS admissions office
  • CV (please include your email address)
  • 2 pages max statement outlining knowledge and interest in governance-related issues
  • Your research proposal (as sent to the SOAS Admissions Office)

APPLICATION FORM

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