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Apply for The University of Edinburgh 2022 Catto Combined MSc & PhD Scholarships for African Student


The Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh is pleased to announce the availability of one full scholarship for suitable female applicants from Africa to study for an MSc in Africa and International Development and subsequent Ph.D. in African Studies or, where more suitable, go directly into a Ph.D. Benefit - It will cover full fees as well as a monthly maintenance stipend throughout the one-year MSc and subsequent three years of Ph.D. study. Eligibility - Be a female who is normally domiciled in an African country listed here. - Have received an excellent undergraduate degree (minimum of a high 2.1) in the social sciences from an accredited university in Africa (a Masters's degree achieved with distinction will be an advantage for those wishing to go directly into a Ph.D.). - Not have previously received a degree from a university outside Africa (with the exception of current or former students of The University of Edinburgh). - Demonstrate commitment to studying for a Ph.D. in African Studies. - Demonstrate leadership potential (broadly defined), and intention to maximize the impact of their research. - Have submitted an application to study for the MSc in Africa and International Development and/or the Ph.D. in African Studies at the University of Edinburgh by 15 April 2022. Deadline April 30, 2022

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