Waverley–ORISHA Joint Masters Scholarship at University of Oxford

Deadline: January 24, 2014

Applications are now accepted for the Waverley–ORISHA Joint Scholarship at University of Oxford. The Waverely Fund aims to assist academically excellent students from disadvantaged backgrounds who have shown the potential to make a significant contribution in their future careers. ORISHA (African Humanities Research Fund) is administered by the Scholarships Committee of the African Studies Centre and provides funding for postgraduate study in Africa Studies.

The scholarship covers 100% of university and college fees and a grant for living costs (sufficient to cover your living expenses in Oxford, amount to be confirmed in October on our Living Costs webpage). Awards are made for the full duration of a student’s fee liability for the agreed course.


  • You should be applying for MSc African Studies at Oxford and must be ordinarily resident in sub-Saharan Africa. You should be intending to return to your country of ordinary residence once your course is completed.
  • Please ensure you meet the selection criteria for your course (see the Course Guide for more information). This scholarship is not open to students with deferred entry.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

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