Rhodes Postgraduate scholarships 2018 targets exceptional and outstanding students at University of Oxford. And the program started as far back as 1902 in the will of Cecil Rhodes. Also, It is currently the oldest and most prestigious scholarship program in the world.
Host Institution of Oxford’s Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships.
The host institution for this program is Oxford University in UK.
Rhodes scholarship Level/Field of Study
As a rule, scholars of this program may study any full time post graduate degree at Oxford University UK.
95 Postgraduate students will benefit from this program.
Target Group of Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships 2018
Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships is an international scholarship program that targets students from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean.
Also students from Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), Syria, Jordan can also apply.
Finally, Oxford students from Lebanon and Palestine (SJLP), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Rhodes Scholarship value/inclusions/duration
Rhodes Postgraduate scholarships is very juicy and once you are a beneficiary, your studies at Oxford University will be awesome.
A beneficiary of this program gets all university and college fees, the university application fees and a living stipend (£14,276 per annum 2016-17). As a rule, beneficiary will one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship. And one economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the scholarship.
Generally, the basic tenure of the scholarship is two years, subject always, and at all times, to satisfactory academic performance.
Eligibility for Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship 2018
The following eligibility criteria applies to applicants of Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships 2018.
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.
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. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25.
Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying. Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the selection process. The Scholarship may not normally be deferred.
All applicants must have achieved academic standing sufficiently advanced to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree by the October following selection.
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 Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarships 2018
Applications will open 1 June 2018 or 1 July 2018.
All candidates for the Scholarship should read the information about the Scholarships in the country-specific page to read the application criteria, eligibility requirements, and deadline specific to their country.
Applications for Rhodes Scholarships open during the spring and summer of the preceding year. Deadline varies per country but is around July-October of the preceding year you wish to study.