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University of Oxford Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarships, UK for 2023/2024

Application is now open for Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarships at the University of Oxford. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Oxford and Scholarship

The University of Oxford is one of the most prestigious and oldest universities in the world, located in Oxford, England. It has a rich history of academic excellence, dating back to 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world and the second-oldest continuously operating university globally.

Oxford University experienced significant growth from 1167 onward, especially after Henry II prohibited English students from attending the University of Paris. Disputes between students and the townsfolk of Oxford in 1209 led to the establishment of the University of Cambridge, where some academics relocated. Together, Oxford and Cambridge are commonly referred to as Oxbridge, sharing many common features.


The university comprises thirty-nine semi-autonomous constituent colleges, four permanent private halls, and various academic departments organized into four divisions. Each college is a self-governing institution within the university, with its membership, structure, and activities. All students at Oxford are affiliated with a specific college. Unlike many universities, Oxford does not have a centralized campus, and its buildings and facilities are spread throughout the city.

Teaching at Oxford involves a mix of lectures, small-group tutorials at colleges and halls, seminars, laboratory work, and occasional additional tutorials offered by central university faculties and departments. Postgraduate teaching tends to be more centralized.

Oxford consistently ranks among the top universities globally. It currently holds the first position in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and Forbes World University Rankings. It has held the top spot in the Times Good University Guide for eleven consecutive years. Additionally, the medical school at Oxford has maintained its first-place ranking in the “Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health” category of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the past seven years. Oxford University is widely recognized for its academic excellence and is considered one of the world’s “six super brands” on the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

Eni, the international integrated energy company, has a tradition of supporting scholarships to enhance expertise in its business areas. Eni collaborates with prestigious national and international universities, including the University of Oxford, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and leading Italian universities. These scholarships are funded by Eni, emphasizing its commitment to education and research.

Details about Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarships at the University of Oxford:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Oxford, UK

Scholarship Value: Course fees, a grant for living costs, and one return airfare

Number of awards: Up to two scholarships

Study level: Masters

Host Institution(s): University of Oxford, UK

Courses: Business Administration

Eligibility Criteria for Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarships

Applicants must typically reside in one of the nations in Africa where Eni conducts business.

  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Congo-Brazzaville
  • Tunisia
  • Rwanda
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Egypt
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Libya

Selection Criteria

  • Highly ambitious and promising African MBA candidates with the capacity to improve the leadership and governance of the continent
  • Given out based on scholastic success as evidenced by GMAT or GRE scores, degree results, prior university honors and awards, and other academic accomplishments.

Note: For these scholarships, there is no set deadline for applications. Following each MBA admissions deadline, all qualified offer holders will be taken into consideration; however, the institution cannot ensure that scholarships will still be available at a later point in the application process.

Application Process for Eni-Oxford Africa Scholarships

No additional application is needed. The university will use the details you provide in your MBA application form to determine eligibility. You can visit the official website for additional details.

The Submission Deadline is: Not Specified

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