• The Mo Ibrahim Foundation invites applications from qualified candidates for scholarship to undertake MSc programme in Governance and State-building, with a one year internship.

    The scholarship is for a two-year programme, with the successful candidate undertaking the full MSc programme, with a one year internship being integral to the programme. The internship will consist of six months with IDD and six months with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation in London.


    1) Applicants must have the equivalent of a first class UK bachelors degree and be African nationals domiciled (or permanent residents) in an African country. Preference will be given to scholarship candidates living in Sub-Saharan Africa.

    2) Adequate capacity in written and spoken English. For those whose first language is not English, evidence of this capacity is required. Applicants should reach at least level 6.5 in the IELTS.

    3) Experience in economics and statistics, demonstrated through a good mark received for at least one course at undergraduate level.

    Scholarship Details:

    The Mo Ibrahim Foundation scholarship includes:

    i) Full tuition fee.

    ii) Air fare to and from the United Kingdom and visa.

    iii) Monthly stipend of £920 for 18 months.

    iv) Arrival allowance of £920.

    Application Procedure:

    Applications must be received through the University online application system. In addition to the normal University requirements for supporting documents, candidates must also upload a 500 word statement and CV.

    This statement should set out why the applicant is the best candidate for the scholarship. Candidates must also send an email to Mrs Debra Beard (d.l.beard@bham.ac.uk) informing IDD of their wish to be considered for the scholarship. Please include ‘Mo Ibrahim Scholarship’ in the subject line of the email.

    Closing Date:

    The application closes on Monday, 18th May 2015.
    Best of luck To You all…
    CampusPortalNG Team

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