Application Deadline: Thursday 2 March 2023.
FirstRand has entered into a five-year partnership with Wadham College at the University of Oxford, one of the world’s foremost universities. The purpose of this partnership is to enable one outstanding South African student a year to undertake postgraduate study at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. The successful candidate will wish to deepen their understanding of public policy challenges in order to become a more effective leader and changemaker.
FirstRand and the Blavatnik School of Government are looking for the best applicants who will truly benefit from the opportunity and contribute to South Africa on their return.
- FirstRand’s five-year partnership with Wadham College entails providing full funding for one student a year to study for a Master of Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, as well as residency at Wadham College.
- FirstRand will conduct the interviewing and selection process, which will run concurrently with the FirstRand international postgraduate scholarship programme. Candidates will be assessed based on academic excellence, leadership ability, community involvement and their potential to be a destiny changer.
- The closing date for applications is 12:00 UK time on Friday 6 January 2023.
- Applications can be submitted online only.
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