The Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) is offering free funded masters Scholarship to African students with first class or second class upper division interested in the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) 2020/2021 Scholarships.
Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) is a Non Governmental organisation established with the aim of providing proven private sector innovation, leadership and funding in a private-public partnership to inspire, attract and support future leaders of the public sector.
AIG scholarships will be available for Africans (Nigerians and Ghanaians) who possesses high leadership potential, to carry out an intensive postgraduate world-class training in governance and public policy. The AIG Scholarships is designed for graduates between the ages of 25 and 35 with strong intellectual capability, leadership skills, outstanding academic achievements with passion to contribute to the development of Africa’s public sector.
To be eligible for consideration for the of an AIG Scholarship award, applicant must:
- Be Nigerian or Ghanaian
- Be between the ages of 25 and 35 years (must not be 36 years old by December 31, 2019)
- Have a first-class or second-class upper undergraduate degree with honours (or equivalent international qualifications), as a minimum, in any discipline.
- For applicants with a degree from the USA, the minimum GPA sought is 3.7 out of 4.0
- Be preferably top 10% of graduating class (First, Second or Master’s Degree) – evidence to be provided
- Provide evidence of resultant impact and game-changing leadership.
- Display skills and interests outside of academics (evidence to be provided)
Please note that:
- Academic distinction and leadership potentials are key priorities for selection.
- In the case of candidates with second-class upper qualifications, a Master’s, second degree or relevant professional qualification will be an advantage.
- Only applicants shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process will be contacted and any inquiries regarding individual application status are not allowed.
How to Apply for the AIG Scholarships
Further details on method of application for the 2020/21 AIG Scholarships can be accessed online at the scholarship official website http://www.aigafrica.org/Our-initatives/AIG-Scholarships
AIG do not accept applications sent via post or in person.
Candidates who successfully emerge as finalists in the selection process for the Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarship will be required to apply directly to the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, for admissions.
Final selection for the AIG Scholarship will be based on offer of admission to the Master of Public Policy at the School of Government, University of Oxford.
This is an amazing scholarship opportunity to study at Oxford University. Applications close in October.