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AIG Scholarships 2023/2024 for Nigerian Students,Master’s in Public Policy Degree, University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded)

AIG Scholarships 2023/2024 for Nigerian Students,Master’s in Public Policy Degree, University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded)

Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Newly Extended deadline)

The Aig-Imoukhuede Foundation invites applications for the 7th round of the AIG Scholarships, which offers an exciting opportunity for exceptional Nigerians currently working in the Nigerian public sector to attend the University of Oxford for one year and undertake a Master’s in Public Policy degree.

Since 2017, twenty-nine scholarships worth over £50,000 each have been awarded to an outstanding group of young people who are working to drive change and make a positive difference in the country.

AIG Scholars spend the year at the University of Oxford, gaining knowledge and skills from an outstanding academic faculty with expert practitioners, and interacting with other future public sector leaders from around the world. After completing their degrees, scholars return to Nigeria and use their learnings to bolster policymaking, support reforms and contribute to the nation’s development.

Programme Details:

  • Financial Support – Funding will be provided for tuition, living expenses, and a stipend for a summer project.
  • Coaching and Mentoring – Extensive coaching and mentoring will be offered to help scholars navigate their time at Oxford and make the most of the experience.
  • Career Development – AIG Scholars will receive full support to map out their career development paths and access opportunities that are aligned with their areas of interest and that leverage the knowledge gained at Oxford.
  • Work Experience – AIG Scholars will embark on summer placements during which they will gain additional knowledge and experience in their areas of interest and build their global networks.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this award you must:

  • Be a Nigerian currently working in the public sector (Ministries, Departments, Agencies & Parastatals) at either Federal or State levels.
  • Be between 25 and 45 years old.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years work experience.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second-class upper qualification.

Additional Information:

  • Due to high volumes of applications, only applicants shortlisted for the next stage of the selection process will be contacted, and any inquiries regarding individual application status will not be responded to.
  • Only applications submitted via the online application portal will be considered.
  • Candidates who emerge as finalists in the selection process will be required to apply directly to the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, for admission. Full support will be provided throughout the application process. Finalists offered admission to the Master of Public Policy will then be considered for the AIG Scholarship.

How to apply:

Odewale Abayomi
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