The Ibrahim Scholarships support aspiring African leaders at a number of distinguished academic institutions. The scholarships develop the talent of outstanding young Africans in selected disciplines.

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Scholarships are offered on the Governance for Development in Africa Initiative, a programme which studies the socio-economic, political and legal links between governance and development. Two masters and one PhD per year are offered.

For further information contact Angelica Baschiera on [email protected] or call +44 (0)20 7898 4370

University of Birmingham

One MSc in Governance and State-Building per year is offered. This two-year programme includes a six-month internship at the Foundation Secretariat. Full tuition fees, a living allowance and airfare to the UK are covered.

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