The Rhodes Trust is providing fully funded Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University in the UK. The program is available for the academic year 2022-2023.
The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full – time postgraduate award that enables talented young people from around the world to study at Oxford University.
The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity that brings together and develops exceptional people who are impatient with the way things are and have the courage to act. Rhodes Scholarships were awarded to 20 constituencies (representing 60 countries). All applicants must have attained a sufficiently high academic standing to ensure completion of a bachelor’s degree.
Varies by country
Course Level: Postgraduate at Oxford University.
Study Material: Any courses offered by Oxford University at postgraduate level.
Award: Fully funded
The program can be taken in the UK
Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
Entry Requirements: The following eligibility criteria apply to all Rhodes Scholarship applicants:
Citizenship & residency: You must meet the citizenship / residency requirements in one of the Rhodes constituencies –
Age: On 1 October 2022, you must be at least 18 and have not reached your 24th birthday (i.e., you must have been born after 1 October 1998 and on or before 1 October 2004).
Education: Applicants must have a First Honors Degree or equivalent, or a GPA of 3.70 / 4.0 or higher.
English Language Requirements: You must have a sufficiently high standard of English to meet the English proficiency requirements (at the above level listed) of the University of Oxford.
How to apply: All applicants must apply for a degree from the University of Oxford. After that, you can apply for the scholarships via the country specific application.
Proof of academic curriculum / transcript (complete or ongoing) of a university degree and any postgraduate study
Curriculum vitae / resumé or list of main activities
Personal or essay statement (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the candidate wishes to study at Oxford and why)
Proof of age / birth certificate / passport
Knowledge of English (where English is not the first language)
List of referees (usually several are required) who can attest in confidential references the character and intellect of the candidate, including academic, personal, extracurricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people you are with related)
- The Rhodes Scholarship covers Oxford University course fees and provides an annual stipend. For the 2021/22 academic year, the salary is £ 17,310 per year (£ 1,442.50 per month), from which scholars pay all living expenses, including accommodation. Note: this is not sufficient to cover partners or dependents.
- After selection for the scholarship, the Rhodes Trust will cover the fee required to apply to study at the University of Oxford. The Trust will cover the fee for a student visa and related International Health Supplement (IHS), which allows international students to access the UK National Health Service. The Rhodes Trust will cover two economy class flights – to and from the UK – for the start and end of studies in Oxford.
- Upon arrival in Oxford, scholars receive a living allowance. For those scholars who progress to the second course of study at Oxford, they will again receive assistance to cover the visa renewal fee and the additional IHS application.