June 1, 2011

The Kufuor Postgraduate Scholarship for Ghanaian Students

The Kufuor Postgraduate Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Any course
Course Level: Postgraduate
Provider: Kufuor Biographical Project
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
Following a generous gift made by the Kufuor Biographical Project to celebrate the leadership of President Kufuor in Ghana and to mark Ghana's 50th Independence Anniversary, Exeter College is offering the Kufuor Scholarships (linked to a Clarendon Award) for a top Ghanaian student who wishes to undertake a graduate degree at Exeter College, University of Oxford.

Eligibility
The Scholarship is open to any student who:
  • is an Ghanaian Citizen, resident in Ghana, and
  • wishes to study for a graduate degree at Exeter College, Oxford
  • has been accepted into the University of Oxford onto such a graduate course
  • commits to remaining at Exeter College for the duration of his or her course, and
  • gives an undertaking (and signs a letter to that effect) to return to Ghana to work in the Public Sector on completion of his or her course of study, for a minimum of one year, in order to make a contribution to that country.
Eligible groups
Students of Ghanaian origin

Participating Institutions
Exeter College, University of Oxford, UK

Fields of study
Any field of study offered at Exeter College

Number of awards
One (1)

Sponsorship duration / Scholarship benefits
The Scholarship is tenable from 1 October 2011 for one year, renewable for a further two years, and is worth £5,500 per annum in addition to the Clarendon Award.

Method of Application
Applicants for the Kufuor Scholarship should apply directly to the University for a Clarendon Award, marking Exeter as their preferred College.

If an applicant is successful in attaining a Clarendon Award and meets the above criteria, he or she will automatically be considered for a Kufuor Scholarship.

Contact
  1. For information about how to apply for the Clarendon Award, please go to the University website Or contact the International Office directly either on their website:
    International Office, University Offices
    Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 270059,
    Fax: +44 (0)1865 270049
  2. For information about how to apply for the Clarendon Award, please go to the University website or contact the University Graduate Admissions Office directly either on their website or in writing to:
    International Office, University Offices,
    Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD
    Tel: +44 (0)1865 270059, Fax: +44 (0)1865 270049
Application Deadline: June-July 2011
Open to International students: No

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