Standard Bank 2023-2024 Africa Chairman’s Scholarship – Oxford University

The scholarships have been funded through the support of the Standard Bank of South Africa. Standard Bank is committed to enable and empower scholars to become effective leaders in Africa.

The Standard Bank Africa Chairman scholarship is awarded to three outstanding African students wishing to undertake a 1 year Masters programme at the University of Oxford.

You must be applying to start any full-time, one-year taught master’s course within the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences, Social Sciences, or Humanities Divisions.

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About Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank Group Limited (also trading as Stanbic Bank) is the largest African banking group by assets and earnings, operating in 20 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. With about 50,000 employees, it has approximately 560 branches and over 1,770 ATMs on the African continent.

Standard Bank Group is a financial institution that offers banking and financial services to individuals, businesses, institutions and corporations in Africa and abroad.

They drive sustainable and inclusive economic growth in Africa. To ensure their commitment to making a positive and lasting impact, they have deve… read more

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Standard Bank Masters Scholarship

Aim and Benefits of Standard Bank Masters Scholarship

The scholarship covers course fees and a grant for living costs. Awards are made for the full duration of your fee liability for the agreed course.

Requirements for Standard Bank Masters Scholarship Qualification

You will be considered automatically for this scholarships if:

  • You are applying to start a new graduate course;
  • You submit your course application by the relevant January admissions deadline;
  • You are subsequently offered a place after consideration of applications received by the deadline;
  • Your application is not placed on a waiting list or held back after the January admissions deadline to be re-evaluated against applications received by the March admissions deadline.

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Interview date, Process and Venue for Standard Bank Masters Scholarship

Selection Criteria: 

  • The Standard Bank Africa Chairman’s eligibility criteria will be applied automatically, using the details you provide in the relevant sections of the graduate application form (for example, your country of ordinary residence and your previous education institutions), to determine whether you are eligible.
  • Selection is based on academic merit, unless specified otherwise.
  • Some of the scholarships are only tenable at specific colleges. Unless specified otherwise, you do not need to select that college as your preference on the graduate application form. All eligible applicants will be considered, regardless of which college (if any) you state as your preference. However, successful applicants will be transferred to the relevant college in order to take up the scholarship.
  • Applicants who hold deferred offers to start in 2022-2023 are not eligible to be considered for these scholarships.

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

There is no separate application process for this Africa scholarship: to be considered, submit your application for graduate study by the relevant January deadline depending on your course). Selection is expected to take place by the end of July 2023.

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