The Rhodes Scholarship To Study at University of Oxford

Candidates wishing to pursue their graduate education at the University of Oxford are invited to apply for the Rhodes Scholarship. The award will cover all the costs associated with the studies including the tuition fees, living allowance, insurance, and more. The deadlines vary by country.

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting exceptional all-round students at the University of Oxford. Established in the will of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes is the oldest and one of the most prestigious international scholarship programmes in the world.

Subject to limited restrictions, Rhodes Scholars may study any full-time postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford.

A class of 95 Scholars is selected each year. For students who are not under existing Rhodes constituencies, you can apply to Global Rhodes Scholarships.

The basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct.

The scholarship covers all University and college fees, the university application fee, a living stipend of £15,900 per annum, settling in allowance of £225, health insurance, visa, and roundtrip tickets. 

The deadlines vary by country.


Main Criteria

  • Each applicant must fulfil the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying. 
  • Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by 1 October of the year following selection. 
  • All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a Bachelor’s degree by the October following election. 

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