Rhodes Scholarships for International Students, Oxford University 2024/2025

About the Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards, the University of Oxford offers to outstanding students. The Rhodes is the oldest and most prestigious international scholarship program in the world, having been established in 1902 by Cecil Rhodes’ will.

Scholarship Description

  • Host University: Oxford University, UK
  • Host Country: United Kingdom
  • Study Level: Full-Time Postgraduate Degree.
  • Course Starts: October 2024
  • Number of Scholarships: 95 Scholars are selected, anually.
  • Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2024
  • Nationality: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Commonwealth Caribbean (Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent, Trindad and Tobago, and the Turks and Caicos Islands), East Africa (Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi), Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, India, Israel, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and eSwatini), Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, United Arab Emirates, United States (50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of American SamoaWest 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, São Tomé and Principe, and Togo), Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Students can apply for Global Rhodes Scholarships even if they do not fall into one of above countries

Scholarship Worth

A Rhodes Scholarship pays for all college and university tuition, a living stipend ($17,310 annually, 2024–2025), a settling in allowance, health insurance, a visa, and two economy class flights to and from Oxford, UK, at the start and finish of the scholarship’s study.

The scholarship has a two-year basic term as long as the recipient maintains good personal and academic behavior.


In order to apply for the Rhodes Scholarships, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Citizenship and Residency: Applicants must meet the standards of the Rhodes constituency for which they are submitting their application.
  • Age: applicants must be at least 1 October 2004 OR (for older applicants who finished their first undergraduate degree later than usual) and must have been born after 1 October 1997. They have to be born after October 1, 1995, and they have to have fulfilled or will fulfill the prerequisite courses in order to finish their first degree by July 1, 2021, at the latest.
  • Education: By October of the election year, candidates must have finished their bachelor’s degree. To guarantee entrance to the highly selective University of Oxford and to guarantee that Rhodes Scholars will meet high academic standards, academic performance must be sufficiently high.

Application Procedure

Applicants can find out the precise requirements for eligibility, deadlines, and application procedures for each Country, by reading the information in the Country’s specific Page.

Official Website

For more information, visit the University Offcial Website: https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/the-rhodes-scholarship/

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