AIG Scholarships for Master of Public Policy at the University of Oxford for Nigerians 2023

AIG Scholarships for Master of Public Policy at the University of Oxford for Nigerians 2023

The AIG Scholarships were established in 2017 to provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for talented West Africans interested in a career in public service to pursue a Master of Public Policy at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government. Since 2017, twenty-nine scholarships totaling more than £50,000 have been offered to future public sector executives who have showed a commitment to the field.

AIG Scholars spend a year at one of the world’s finest universities, learning from exceptional academic faculty and professional practitioners while engaging with other future public sector leaders from all across the world. Scholars return to their home countries after finishing their degrees to apply their knowledge to improve policymaking, promote reforms, and contribute to their country’s progress.

AIG Scholarships Eligibility 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

AIG Scholarships Benefits

  • Financial Support • Funding will be provided for tuition, living expenses, and a stipend for a summer project.
  • Coaching and Mentoring • Extensive coaching and mentoring will be offered to help scholars navigate their time at Oxford and make the most of the experience.
  • Career Development • AIG Scholars will receive full support to map out their career development paths and access opportunities that are aligned with their areas of interest and that leverage the knowledge gained at Oxford.
  • Work Experience: AIG Scholars will embark on summer placements during which they will gain additional knowledge and experience of their areas of interest and build their global networks.

Deadline: September 15, 2023.

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