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Centre of African Studies

GDAI - PhD scholarships

The Centre offers one PhD scholarship to African residents.

In order to apply for the PhD scholarship you will need to first have a confirmed place in the PhD programme from the SOAS Admissions Office. Please then consult the documents to the right of this page, and send a completed SOAS PhD Application Form via email to the contact address below.

In addition to the application form, you will need to send:

  • Your research proposal (as sent to the SOAS Admissions Office)
  • A supporting statement of the intended research (1000 words max). This should outline the research objectives, appropriate methods and research relevance. It should also make clear the relation between the proposed research and the core themes of governance and development in sub-Saharan Africa.

Deadline to apply: 30 April 2016


Angelica Baschiera
Mo Ibrahim Foundation Governance for Development in Africa Initiative

Email: ab17@soas.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 207 898 4370