The scholarship will provide
full funding for one student each year
to study a masters degree at the African
Studies Centre at the University of Oxford.
The successful candidate will be housed
at Wadham College. The partnership is
for another three years.
FirstRand will conduct the interviewing
and selection process, which will run
concurrently with the 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 an MSc in African Studies
at the University of Oxford. Applications
for the FirstRand Oxford African Studies
scholarship are online only.
FirstRand and the African Studies Centre
are looking for the best applicants who
will truly benefit from the opportunity and
contribute to South Africa on their return.
Closing date for the applications for the MSc
in African Studies at the University of
Oxford is 24 January 2020