For the 2023 AIG Scholarships, applications from adequately qualified Nigerians interested in a career in public service are being accepted to pursue a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.

Future public sector executives who have shown a passion for the field have each received scholarships worth more than £50,000. Scholars return to their home countries after earning their degrees and use what they have learned to strengthen policy decisions, support reforms, and advance their countries’ growth.

Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships 2023/2024 for Study in the University of Oxford, UK (Fully Funded) | Opportunities For Africans

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG)

Scholarship Type: Full Funding

Host Institution(s): University of Oxford

Scholarship Worth: £50,000

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (Masters)

Nationality: Nigerians

AIG Scholarships for Nigerians | Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for the AIG Scholarships for Nigerians 2022/23, interested applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Nigerian currently working in the public sector (Ministries, Departments, Agencies & Parastatals) at either Federal or State levels.
  • Aged between 25 and 45 years.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years (combined private & public sector) work experience.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second-class upper qualification.
  • Applicants should have strong intellectual capacity, demonstrable leadership qualities and a passion to contribute to the development of the Nigeria’s civil service.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the AIG Scholarships for Nigerians 2023 are to complete an online application on or before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: 9th September 2022