You must be a citizen of Nigeria or Ghana
You must be between the ages of 25 and 35 years
You must have achieved an academic standing sufficiently advanced to ensure admission to Oxford and the MPP programme. This means a first-class or strong upper second-class 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.
Academic and analytical excellence
Strong commitment to public service
Demonstrated leadership capabilities and resultant impact
Impeccable moral character
Applicants who reach the second stage of selection will be required to furnish the following additional information:
Full Academic Transcripts
Academic and/or Professional References (four in total). Please note that at least two of the references must be from individuals whom you studied under at university. The references should be sent directly to AIG, and should attest to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements. (References should not be given by people who are related to the applicant.)
Personal Essay (no more than 1500 words) covering the following:
Two passport photographs
Please note that:
An AIG Scholarship is confirmed when a successful candidate has been offered a place by BSG for the MPP programme
Only applicants selected for the second round of the AIG Scholarships selection process will be notified, and asked to provide further information
Scholarship winners must be prepared to undertake to return to their country of origin and work in the public sector of that country for a minimum period of three years, and be willing to sign a Bond to that effect
Friday, 14th September, 2018.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply Online
On submission of your basic information, you will instantly receive an acknowledgement e-mail, from the portal containing a link that will enable you to continue the application process. You MUST click on the link (or copy and paste the URL into your browser) to continue the application. You will be automatically redirected to the application portal where you can continue and complete your application:Please note that you will not receive an e-mail if your e-mail address is incorrect, non-functional or has been deactivated as a result of inactivity for a long period of time. You should therefore, ensure that your e-mail account is active and open before you start your application. Returning applicants should click on the “Continue Application” tab on the site menu and log in with their email address and password.If you have any complaints or encounter any challenges in the course of your application,