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AIG Masters Scholarships And Fellowships at University Of Oxford

The Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford is delighted to invite applications for the 2017-18 Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Fellowship.

The AIG Fellowship is awarded each year to an individual from West Africa who has demonstrated distinguished public service. AIG Fellows undertake a period of study, reflection and engagement of up to 6 months with scholars and students at the Blavatnik School of Government.

The African Initiative for Governance (AIG)  is funding scholarships and fellowships to Nigerians and Ghanaians to who wish to undertake intensive post-graduate world-class training in governance and public policy at University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government (BSG)

This scholarship and fellowship is fully-funded and it will cover fees, accommodation, living expenses and travel costs.

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this scholarship and fellowship program, applicants must:

  1. be citizens of Nigeria or Ghana.
  2. be between the age of 25 and 35 years.
  3. have completed their bachelors degree with a first-class or strong upper second-class undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline.
  4. have received an offer of place at Oxford University and the Master’s of Public Policy (MPP).
  5. be committed to public service in their country, region, and globally.
  6. possess leadership qualities.

Method of Application
All interested and eligible applicants should send their applications to recruit@bsg.ox.ac.uk titled “AIG Fellowship” by 12 noon (UK Time) on Monday 10 April 2017. 

Your application should include:

  1. A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume;
  2. written attestations from two referees to support your application; and
  3. a covering letter setting out how you meet the criteria, your proposed area of study and reflection, how you would propose to engage in that area at the Blavatnik School, and indicative dates for your visit if successful.

Fellowship Application Closing Date:
10th April 2017.

Please Visit The Official Website For More Information on the Fellowship