Mo Ibrahim Foundation University of London PhD Scholarships

Mo Ibrahim Foundation University of London PhD Scholarships 2020

The University of London School of African Studies(SOAS), Centre of African Studies furnishes two PhD studentships to African nationals for Development in Africa Initiative supported by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

This scholarship is available to African students undertaking a full‐time PhD and masters programme in the field of Governance for Development in Africa. The focus of the project remains the same in terms of creating a dedicated environment to support the study of the socio-economic, political, and legal links between governance and development.

The successful candidate will receive an annual stipend of £5,000 plus visa cost and also cover in total 2 return flights. Good luck!!


  • Candidates must be domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country.
  • Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub‐Saharan Africa.

How to Apply

Individuals are first required to enrol in a doctoral research degree at your preferred university. You must receive and accept an enrolment offer from the University for a Research Degree. After that, they can complete an application form through the online portal.

The deadline for submission of application is March 31, 2020.

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