FirstRand African Studies Scholarships at Oxford University 2022

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Scholarship Description:

Applications for the 2022 FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship to the University of Oxford opens on 16 December 2021 and will close Thursday 3 March 2022. Interested and eligible African students are invited to apply for a fully funded study opportunity at the University of Oxford.

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

Scholarship Sponsor:



University of Oxford, UK

Degree Level:

Postgraduate (Masters)

Scholarship Benefits:

Full Funding. 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 stay at Wadham College. The partnership is for another year.


South Africans

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates have to apply and be accepted for an MSc in African Studies at the University of Oxford.
  • 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.

Application Procedure:

Applications for the FirstRand Oxford African Studies scholarship are online only. Interested applicants should visit: for information on how to apply for the MSc in African Studies and then click “Apply Now” link below to apply for scholarship.

Scholarship Deadline:

3rd March 2022

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