- The Rhodes Scholarships are among the oldest and most prestigious international scholarships in the world.
- These scholarships are life-changing opportunities for outstanding young people from all over the world to pursue their studies at the University of Oxford.
- The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full-time, postgraduate award that targets talented young people from around the world.
- Rhodes Scholars pursue full-time postgraduate courses for two or more years at the University of Oxford.
- Oxford University
Field(s) of Study
- Any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford,
What does the scholarship cover?
- Oxford University course fees
- An annual stipend (the stipend for the 2022/23 academic year is £18,180 per annum, i.e. £1,515 per month)
How many scholarships are given?
- Not stated
Which countries are targeted?
- International students
Am I Eligible to Apply?
To qualify for this scholarship, you should:
- Be from an eligible country found in one of the listed Rhodes constituencies.
- Have been resident in an eligible country for at least five years.
- Be under the age of 27 on 1st October 2023 (i.e. have been born after 1 October 1996).
- Have completed your first undergraduate degree on or after 1 October 2022.
- Have a First Class Honours Degree or its equivalent, or a GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher.
- Have completed an undergraduate degree by July 2024 with an academic grade that meets or exceeds the specific entry requirements for your chosen full-time course at the University.
How do I Apply – Next Steps
- Complete and submit the online application form.
- You must apply for the Rhodes Scholarship before applying for your proposed course at the University of Oxford.
- Once you are selected for the Rhodes Scholarship, you are then required to apply for your chosen course via the University of Oxford’s graduate application form.
- Academic excellence
- Energy and desire to use your talents fully
- Truth, courage, and devotion to duty
- Moral force of character
- Birth certificate confirming that you meet the age criterion
- A copy of your National ID or of a valid passport (with translation, if necessary), confirming that you meet the citizenship criteria
- An official transcript from the college or university at which you are studying, or have studied, showing grades achieved to date
- Certified copies of your primary and high school leaving certificates, and your high school academic certificate
- Evidence of your English language skills if English is not your first language
- A full curriculum vitae (CV) not exceeding two A4 (12pt font size) pages in length
- An academic statement
- A personal statement
- A total of five referees
- 31 August 2023.
How do I get more information?
- Website: The Rhodes Scholarship