Closing Dates: October 2021
The New Rhodes Scholarship Awards at Oxford University, UK 2022/2023 is now available to all qualified and outstanding applicants at the University
The Rhodes Scholarship supports exceptional young people for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford, and actively fosters lifelong learning and fellowship
The study grants is available for the 2022-2023 academics session at the University in the United Kingdom.The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship programme, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
About The Rhodes Scholarship Awards:
Established through the Will of Cecil John Rhodes in 1902, the Rhodes Scholarship was a truly visionary project for its time. Over a hundred years later, the Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and perhaps most prestigious international scholarship programme in the world, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to undertake full-time postgraduate study at the University of Oxford, (ranked first internationally in the Times Higher Education rankings for 2017 and 2018).
Award Type: for New Rhodes Scholarship Awards at Oxford University, UK 2022/2023
Name of Institution:
Oxford University, UK
Rhodes Scholarship Target group
Students from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, East Africa (Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Burundi), Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, and Togo), Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
For students who are not under existing Rhodes constituencies, you can apply to Global Rhodes Scholarships.
Scholarship value and duration
A Rhodes Scholarship covers all university and college fees, as well as the university application fee, a living stipend (£15,900 in 2022-23), a settling-in allowance (£225 in 2022-23), health insurance, visa, and two economy class flights to and from the United Kingdom at the start and end of studies in Oxford.
The basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct.
Rhodes Scholarship Eligibility
The following eligibility criteria apply to all applicants for the Rhodes Scholarships:
Citizenship & Residency
Each applicant must fulfil the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying. Please check the detailed information carefully via the country links.
By 1 October of the year following selection, age limits vary by constituency and range from 18 to 28. The age limit in most constituencies is 24 or 25. Before applying, please double-check your constituency’s exact age restrictions. Following the selection process, successful candidates will arrive in Oxford in October. Normally, the Scholarship cannot be postponed.
All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by October following the election. Academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford.
Individual constituencies may specify a 1st or equivalent. Some constituencies require an undergraduate degree to have been taken within the constituency of application.
Application Instructions for New Rhodes Scholarship Awards at Oxford University, UK 2022/2023
All Scholarship candidates should read the information about the Scholarships on the country-specific website to learn about the application criteria, eligibility restrictions, and deadlines that apply to their country.
Rhodes Scholarship applications open in the spring and summer of the preceding year, usually on the 1st of June or 1st of July. The deadline varies by nation, but it usually falls between July and October of the year before you want to study.
For additional information on how to apply for this scholarship, please read the how to apply page and visit the official website (link below).