SOAS University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specializing in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise, and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.
The Centre for African Studies offers 2 Ph.D. scholarships to African nationals as part of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative funded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has generously provided SOAS with two Ph.D. scholarships per year for African students undertaking a full‐time Ph.D. programme in the field of Governance for Development in Africa.
- The scholarship provides for fees for three years and an annual bursary of £16.000 per year.
- The scholarship also covers visa costs, HIS and TB (if undertaken), provided receipts are submitted to the Centre for African Studies office.