Mo Ibrahim Foundation GDAI PhD Scholarship 2023 (UK)


Mo Ibrahim Foundation GDAI PhD Scholarship: The Centre for African Studies at the SOAS University of London is pleased to announce the offering of a PhD scholarship to African nationals as part of the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative (GDAI), which is funded by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. The scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who demonstrates outstanding academic achievement.

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to doctoral students who are pursuing research in the field of state capacity, governance, and bureaucracy for development. Students from Africa who are enthusiastic about furthering their studies and who are interested in applying are encouraged to do so.

Mo Ibrahim Foundation is/are the scholarship’s sponsor(s).

Type of Scholarship: Funding Provided in Full

SOAS University of London will serve as the host institution(s).

The value of the scholarship has not been determined.

The number of awards has been quite a few.

Study Level: Postgraduate (PhD)

People of African nationality

Detailed information regarding the Mo Ibrahim Foundation GDAI PhD Scholarship
The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is the source of funding for the scholarship, and its primary objective is to provide financial assistance to African students pursuing doctoral degrees so that they can participate in research projects that investigate public sector governance capabilities, political settlements, state-business relations, the governance of state-owned enterprises, the governance of development policy design and implementation, and other related topics.

The Criteria for Eligibility
The following requirements need to be met by candidates in order for them to be considered for the Scholarship:

Must initially be granted an unconditional offer to pursue a doctoral degree in one of the relevant departments at SOAS University of London.
Must possess both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in the relevant field, obtained from an accredited university or college.
Show that you have strong educational and leadership qualities.

Procedures for Making Applications
Instructions for Applying: Applicants who are interested in the position should apply online by filling out the application form that is available online before the application deadline.

The deadline for applications is March 31st, 2023.

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