The Scholarship Scheme is a joint initiative between the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the University of Oxford to support students from developing Commonwealth countries who would not otherwise be able to study in the United Kingdom. The University of Oxford offers the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship Scheme for students from select developing countries for the academic session.
Eligible African Countries: Botswana, Cameroon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Eligibility: Candidates must:
* Hold a first degree at either first class or upper second class level;
* Be nationals of a Commonwealth developing country, and not at present living or studying in a developed country;
* Have not undertaken studies lasting one year or more in a developed country;
* Be able to confirm in writing that neither they nor their families are able to pay for them to study in the UK;
* Be willing to return to their home country as soon as their award comes to an end
Number of Scholarships: Not specified
Value of the Program: The scholarship covers course fees, college fees and a grant for living costs of at least £12,780.
Duration of Scholarship: If your scholarship is offered for a course lasting more than one year, the continuation of your scholarship each year is subject to an annual renewal process based on satisfactory academic progress.
How to Apply: Visit link below.