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What you need to know about the Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship, University of Oxford, UK, 2020/2021

Applications for the University of Oxford, uk Rhodes scholarship which provides a chance to international students (including Nigerians) to review at the university has commenced.

Rhodes Scholarship Worth:

A Rhodes Scholarship covers All University and College fees; the University application fee; a living stipend (£15,144 per annum); one economy class airfare to Oxford at the beginning of the scholarship and one economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the scholarship.

The essential tenure of the scholarship is 2 years, subject always, and in the least times, to satisfactory academic performance and private conduct.

Eligible African Countries:

The Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship is out there for applicants within the following countries

East Africa: Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi

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.



Southern Africa: South Africa , Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), West African countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. See Countries specific criteria

Other Countries: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), United Arab Emirates,US.

To be Taken at: University of Oxford.

Accepted Subject Areas: Courses offered at University of Oxford

Type: Postgraduate (Masters and Doctorate)

Rhodes Selection Criteria: Rhodes Selection Committees are trying to find young persons of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service from 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 countries) worldwide.

The four criteria governing the choice of Rhodes Scholars are:

Literary and scholastic attainments (academic excellence) energy to use one’s talents to the complete (as demonstrated by mastery in areas like sports, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, particularly where teamwork is involved) truth courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship moralforce of character and instincts to steer , and to require an interest in one’s fellow beings.

Who Can Apply? the subsequent eligibility criteria apply to all or any applicants for the Rhodes Scholarships:

Citizenship & residency: Applicants must be from one among the countries mentioned above.

Age: you want to have reached your 18th birthday and not have passed your 24th birthday on 1 October within the year of application. there's some variation on the upper regulation across constituencies counting on the local environment. Please check carefully the precise age requirements for your constituency before applying. Successful candidates will arrive in Oxford the October following the choice process. The Scholarship might not be deferred.

Education: Rhodes Scholars must have completed a Bachelor’s degree before arising to Oxford, to a sufficiently high standard to satisfy both the Rhodes and therefore the Oxford criteria. Please consult the detailed information provided by the constituency to which you're applying on "" the way to apply for a Rhodes Scholarship page and therefore the prospectus pages of the University of Oxford. NB: Some constituencies require completion of your undergraduate degree within the year of application for the Scholarship.

Number of scholarships: Up to 95

Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship Duration: Rhodes Scholars may study for any full-time postgraduate degree (including the BA with seniority over two years) at the University of Oxford.

At the discretion of the Trustees, the Scholarship could also be extended for a 3rd year for those that take a recognized route to the DPhil. The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and therefore the Masters of monetary Economics (MFE) are only tenable within the second year of the Scholarship.

The basic tenure of the Scholarship is 2 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance and private conduct.

How to Apply For Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University , United Kingdom:

To apply, applicants are to go to the Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship Application link. Applicants from Nigeria should select “West Africa” among the list of nations to proceed with application. For detailed application requirements for every constituency, please visit the country pages via the country links. In broad terms, all constituencies would require the subsequent materials in differing forms:

Evidence of educational 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 transparent statement of what the applicant wishes to review at Oxford and why)

Evidence aged / certificate / passport

English Language proficiency (where English isn't the primary 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're related)

Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship Application Deadline:

The Deadline for college kids from West Africa (including Nigeria): 30th September 2020

For more information on the Rhodes postgraduate Scholarship, visit the official

The Rhodes Postgraduate Scholarship is sponsored by the Rhodes Foundation.

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