FirstRand FNB Fund
Oxford Education scholarship
for a masters degree in education

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

Applications for the 2021 FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship for a masters degree in education will open on 16 December 2020 and close Thursday 4 March 2021. APPLY HERE

For more information and to apply for a full-time masters in education visit: https://www.education.ox.ac.uk/programmes/msc-education/

Candidates can email msc.education@education.ox.ac.uk with any additional questions.

The scholarship will provide full funding for one student each year to study a masters degree at the Department of Education at the University of Oxford. The successful candidate will be housed at Wadham College. The partnership is for the next two years.

FirstRand and the FNB Fund will conduct the interviewing and selection process, which will run concurrently with the FirstRand Laurie Dippenaar scholarship for international postgraduate study, based on academic excellence, leadership ability, community involvement and the candidate’s potential to be a destiny changer.

Candidates have to apply and be accepted for a masters in education at the University of Oxford. Applications for the FirstRand FNB Fund Oxford Education scholarship are online only.

FirstRand and the Department of Education at the University of Oxford are looking for the best applicants who will truly benefit from the opportunity and contribute to South Africa on their return.

Closing date for applications for the masters in education at the University of Oxford is midday Friday 22 January 2021.