The Application Window for the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships, this scholarship is awarded to strong intellectual capability, outstanding academic achievements, leadership skills, and a passion to contribute to the development of Africa’s public sector.
Offered Annually? Yes till 2022
Eligible Countries: Nigeria and Ghana
To Be Taken At (Country): Blavatnik School of Government (BSG), University of Oxford, UK
Eligible Field of Study: Master of Public Policy
Number of Awards: 5
Value of Award: The AIG Scholarships are fully funded covering fees, accommodation, and living expenses, does not cover travel or visa expenses, however.
Duration of Program: 1 year
- Applicants must be a citizen of Nigeria or Ghana
- Applicants must be between the ages of 25 and 35 years (must not be 36 years old by December 31, 2020)
- Applicants must have a first-class or second-class upper undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline. For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.7 out of 4.0
- Applicants must be preferably top 10% of graduating class (First, Second or Master’s Degree) – evidence to be provided
- Applicants must provide evidence of game-changing leadership and resultant impact
- Applicants must show skills and interests outside of academics (evidence to be provided)
Application Deadline: 15th October 2020
Application Process: Click Here To Begin Application Process
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