Deadline: 2 March 2023.
Applications open for the FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship 2023.
An outstanding South African student may now pursue an MSc in African Studies at the University of Oxford, one of the top universities in the world, thanks to a new relationship between FirstRand and the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies that will last for an additional five years.
The FirstRand international postgraduate scholarship program will be running concurrently with the interviewing and selection process. Candidates will be judged on their capacity to influence people’s lives as well as their academic prowess, leadership skills, and community involvement.
The three-term MSc in African Studies Scholarship program serves as both a standalone, multidisciplinary introduction to current discussions about Africa and a training ground for doctorate work in the field. If you want to learn more about African studies, this advanced degree program is a great place to start.
The MSc in African Studies consists of the following four elements:
- Core Course 1: Methodology, Ethics and Research Strategies
- Core Course 2: Themes in African History and the Social Sciences
- Option paper
- One recipient of the scholarship will get yearly full funding to pursue an MSc in the School of Global and Area Studies at the University of Oxford. The chosen applicant will reside at Wadham College.
- Candidates will be judged on their capacity to influence people’s lives as well as their academic prowess, leadership skills, and community involvement.
- Candidates have to apply and be accepted for an MSc in African Studies at the University of Oxford.
For further information, visit FirstRand