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Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarships for Africans to study at Oxford 2023

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    The University of Oxford and the Mastercard Foundation have an innovative and ambitious partnership under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program and the Oxford Africa Initiative (AfOx), applications are therefore invited from qualified candidates from African nations for Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarships to study at the University of Oxford for the 2023 academic session.

    The Partnership is to offer 400 young African scholars a fully-funded opportunity to pursue postgraduate teaching in programs related to pandemic preparedness and recovery at the University of Oxford.


    Scholarship Sponsors: Mastercard Foundation and Africa Oxford Initiative

    Scholarship Type: Full Financing

    Host institutions: University of Oxford, United Kingdom

    Scholarship Worth: It is not specified

    Number of awards: 400

    Level of education: Postgraduate (Master)

    Nationality: Africans

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    See also: Berkeley Foundation Fellows Program for Africans 2022/23

    Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarships 2023/24 | DETAILS

    The Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarship Program supports passionate, locally rooted and globally minded young Africans to undertake postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford. The Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarship Program is based on the Mastercard Foundation and AfOx shares the values ​​of collegiality, empathy, engagement, inclusion and community. The scholarship is part of the wider AfOx Postgraduate Scholars Programme, which aims to support African students to access opportunities at Oxford and thrive both during and after their time at the University.

    Upon completion of their Master’s Program, Scholars will be supported to undertake 4-6 month placements in leading African-based organizations for the Ubuntu Term of Service. Scholars will work on initiatives in Africa, receiving mentorship from leading academics and practitioners based in Africa, enabling Scholars to develop pathways to building effective careers in Africa.

    Eligibility criteria

    To be considered for the Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarships 2023, applicants must meet the following requirements:

    • Must be an African student interested in pursuing postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford for the 2023 academic session.
    • Applicants must have obtained a relevant degree from a recognized higher education institution.
    • Applicants must demonstrate excellent academic and research abilities.

    Scholarship benefits

    • full tuition
    • living expenses
    • Logistical support, including economy return flight, visa.
    • Immigration Health Surcharge Fees
    • determination of allowance
    • Thrive Fund for emergencies

    Also Check: Mastercard Foundation-UGB Scholarship Program for African Students (Fully Funded)

    Application Procedures

    How to apply: Interested applicants for the Mastercard Foundation AfOx Scholarships 2023 must apply to the University of Oxford via the postgraduate admissions portal by the deadline for their chosen degree program and state that they wish to apply for AfOx funding.

    Application deadline: It is not specified

    Visit the Official Website for more details

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