The Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship Program for International Students

Brief description: The Rhodes Trust offers Postgraduate Scholarship Program for international students from select countries including Africans, to study at University of Oxford (See country list below).

Application Deadline:

  • West Africa:31st July, 2016

Eligible African Countries: Kenya, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), West African countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Other Countries: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica & Commonwealth Caribbean, Pakistan, New Zealand, United States.


Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered at University of Oxford

About Scholarship 

Each year, the Rhodes scholarship is offered to 88 Rhodes Scholars selected from 32 countries or groupings of countries around the world to study for postgraduate degree at university of Oxford. They are outstanding young women and men of diverse backgrounds and interests who show strong potential to be public-spirited leaders for the world’s future.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not specified

Scholarship Type: Postgraduate scholarship

To be taken at (Institution): University of Oxford

Offered annually?: Yes

How to Apply

In broad terms, all constituencies will require the following materials in differing forms:

Evidence of academic record / transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate degree and any postgraduate study

Curriculum vitae/resumé or list of principal activities

Personal statement or essay (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the applicant wishes to study at Oxford and why)

Evidence of age / birth certificate / passport

English Language proficiency (where English is not the first language)


List of referees (usually several are required) who can attest in confidential references to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people to whom you are related)

For more details on how to apply, visit webpage by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1Yc28my

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