African Humanities Research Fund for African Students 2016/2017 – see Eligibility and how to Apply

African Humanities Research Fund for African
Students 2016/2017
Note: The African Studies Centre will not be
offering the ORISHA DPhil Scholarship again until
the 2016/2017 academic year.
Scholarship Name: ORISHA DPhil Scholarship
(African Humanities Research Fund)
Brief description: The African Studies Committee
offers ORISHA DPhil Scholarships in Humanities
for Africans Students who will be registered as
Graduate Students of the Oxford University in
Africa 2016-2017
Accepted Subject Areas: Students may be
registered in any of the following disciplines:
African Studies, Social and Cultural Anthropology,
Archaeology, Development Studies, History,
Human Geography, Literature, Politics and
International Relations, Religious Studies.
Proposals must include a major focus on Africa.
About Scholarship
The African Studies Committee invites
applications for the ORISHA Studentship for
research in the Humanities in Africa from
persons who will be registered as graduate
students of the University
Scholarship Offered Since: DPhil Scholarships for
Africans
Who is qualified to apply?
Students from African countries are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Applicants for the scholarship may be new
candidates for admission to the University, or
already registered as graduate students.
The scholarship can only be awarded to a
student who has been accepted for study at the
University.
How Many Scholarships are available? Not
Specified
What are the benefits?
The scholarship will cover college and university
fees and a maintenance allowance.
How long will sponsorship last?
The award is available for three-year doctoral
degrees. Renewal for two and three year periods
is subject to satisfactory progress.
Eligible Developing Countries : African students
To be taken at (country): University of Oxford
Application Deadline: January each year
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Those applying to the University for the first time
should ensure that their application for entry is
made before the second application deadline.
The scholarship alternates between St Cross and
St Antony’s College. New and continuing
students should name St Antony’s College as
their college of first choice on their University
and scholarship application form.
Please email a cover letter clearly stating the
Department you have applied.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details
Sponsors: The African Studies Committee
Important Notes: The University of Oxford
academic admissions procedure is separate from
that for this scholarship.
This email should be received by the
Administrator, African Studies Centre,
African.Studies@africa.ox.ac.uk by the deadline.

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