St Antonys College is offering a scholarship to a student from Southern Africa for the academic year 2012-3. The scholarship is available only for study on the MSc in African Studies. Applications should be made for the MSc in African Studies and all successful eligible applicants from the region will be considered for the scholarship. St Antonys should be named as college of first choice in the University application. A separate application for the scholarship is not required. Your application for admission to the course must be submitted to the Graduate Admissions office by the closing date of the 2nd application deadline (20 January 2012) if you wish to be considered. Incomplete applications received by this deadline will not be considered
The scholarship is open to students who have been to university in, and are resident in, any of the following countries: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, and Malawi. Applicants should have a high 2.1 or equivalent for their undergraduate degree, and show evidence of a capacity for independent research as well as excellent writing skills in English.