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  Launched in 2017, the Imoukhude Foundation Africa Initiative for Governance (AIG) Scholarships supports outstanding Africans who are building a career in public service with scholarships to pursue a Master of Public Policy degree. The initiative sees them enrol for this at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Thus far, it has awarded 29 scholarships worth more than ₤50,000 each to future public sector leaders.
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For one year, scholarship awardees learn from world-class faculty and experts in public service and interact with other prospective public sector leaders from across the globe. Then they return to their home country with the knowledge they have gained from their degree program, and a determination to transform policy-making and support positive reforms in their domains.
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This program offers the following benefits:
  • Receive financial support
  • Get funding for tuition, living expenses, and a stipend for a summer project
  • Benefit from coaching and mentoring that will help them navigate the environment and learning at Oxford
  • Will be supported to map out their career development and proceed accordingly

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The AIG Scholarships are open to persons who meet these criteria:
  • Should be a Nigerian currently working in the public sector (Ministries, Departments, Agencies, or Parastatals), at the Federal or State levels
  • Be aged between 25 and 45 years
  • Have at least 7 years of (combined) private and public sector experience
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in at least the Second Class Upper Division
Applications will remain open until September 15, 2023. If you would like to apply for this opportunity, you can do so HERE. Featured Image Source:
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This article was first published on 8th August 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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