Rhodes Scholarship UK is one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarship programs for international students. It provides an excellent opportunity of getting post-graduate education at the University of Oxford to 100 students throughout the world. According to the rankings of the Times Higher Education, the University of Oxford ranks number 1 internationally. It has been helping the young enthusiasts to achieve the dream of studying at one of the leading educational institutes of the world since 1902. It was the first scholarship program that was awarded to international students. It receives thousands of applications from around the world from which only 100 students get the chance to fulfill his dream of getting an education at the University of Oxford through Rhodes scholarship.
One of the major goals of the Rhodes Scholarship award is to help brilliant minds achieve their dreams, so money is no longer a differentiating factor in their lives when it comes to chasing their dreams. Students securing Rhodes Scholarship can study any course in any field offered by the University of Oxford – UK.
Besides other perks, Rhodes Scholarship UK covers all the costs of the students and they are not required to pay any application fee. It is a fully-funded program that allows young aspirants to have a wonderful experience at one of the best universities and because of their talent, make a difference in this world.
Details of the scholarship and the eligibility criteria are given below
Rhodes scholarship 2021 applies to students who are seeking admission in their post-graduate degree programs. Students can be qualified for the Rhodes scholarship program for their Masters and Ph.D. degree programs. Rhodes Scholarship program accepts scholarship applications from Masters and Ph.D. programs in all the fields and from around the world. There are 1000 to choose from when it comes to pursuing your Master’s degree.
Rhodes Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship program that covers all the expenses of the student who is lucky to secure this scholarship.
It includes the complete payment of tuition fees of the university.
It covers the costs of the application fee. Not only does it cover the academic expenses of the student, but it also awards a stipend of 15,900 pounds per year. It also pays 225 pounds as a living expense.
Rhodes scholarship also covers the traveling cost of the student to and from his country. It sponsors the airfare by paying for 2 economy class tickets to travel to Oxford and then back to the home country.
It is also responsible for covering the visa processing costs of the scholarship winning students.
Other conditions and awards
Rhodes scholarship program is valid for two years. However, the student is required to maintain his excellent academic record. He must follow the code of conduct to not let his scholarship revoked.
Rhodes Scholars can qualify for research grants that allow them to attend international research programs and conferences.
You need to check from the eligibility criteria mentioned below before applying for the Rhodes scholarship UK
Nationalities eligible for Rhodes Scholarship
Students belonging to Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, East Africa, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica, the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zeeland, Pakistan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Syria, Jordon, Lebanon, Palestine, the United Arab Emirates, the United States of America, West Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe are eligible to apply for Rhodes scholarship 2021.
Academic criteria for application
- The student must only be a resident of the countries mentioned above.
- The students who have completed 16 years of education and have a Bachelors’s degree to be eligible to apply for the Master’s program.
- You need to check with the countries’ eligibility criteria to avail of this scholarship as the eligibility criteria vary from country to country.
Students are required to fill the application before the stipulated deadline and timely submit all the relevant documents according to your application.
Students are required to login through the official site, the link for which is given below. First, they need to choose the country they are applying for then they are required to fill an online application. After completing the online application and submitting the required documents, shortlisted students go through the interview process before they are finally selected.
To apply for Rhodes scholarship, fill the online application by following this link
Deadline to apply for the Rhodes Scholarship
The deadline for Rhodes scholarship – UK is different for different countries, but all the applications for Rhodes Scholarship 2021 close on 30th July 2020.
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