How to Apply for 2024 Rhodes Scholarship (Study at Oxford University). Exciting Opportunities Await: Apply Now for the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship!
We are thrilled to announce that applications for the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship are now open! This prestigious, fully funded postgraduate award presents talented individuals from across the globe with the incredible opportunity to pursue their studies at the esteemed University of Oxford. Renowned for nurturing generations of successful individuals, the Rhodes Scholarship offers an enriching experience that serves as a stepping stone towards a promising future.
What is the Rhodes Scholarship?
The Rhodes Scholarship is a life-altering opportunity that brings together a diverse community of exceptional young minds from around the world. Successful applicants, known as Rhodes Scholars, can apply for most full-time postgraduate courses offered by the University of Oxford, enabling them to add a unique dimension to their academic and personal growth.
A Rhodes Scholarship provides comprehensive financial support, covering a wide range of expenses, including:
- Oxford University course fees
- University application fee
- An annual living stipend of £18,180
- Student visa fee and the associated International Health Surcharge (IHS)
- Two economy class flights – to and from the UK – at the beginning and end of studies in Oxford
- Settling-in allowance upon arrival in Oxford
- Assistance to cover the fee for visa renewal and further application for IHS for those transitioning to a second course of study in Oxford
Who is Eligible?
The Rhodes Trust welcomes applications from talented individuals from diverse backgrounds. The eligibility criteria are outlined in the Information for Candidates document specific to your country/region. While the detailed eligibility criteria may vary slightly depending on the constituency you are applying for, it’s important to note that a Rhodes Scholarship is awarded without regard to factors such as gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, social background, caste, or disability.
Eligible Countries and Deadlines
The Rhodes constituencies, which consist of countries or regions grouped together for scholarship administration purposes, have varying numbers of scholarships available, and their deadlines differ accordingly. To view the full list of eligible countries and their respective deadlines, please visit the official Rhodes Scholarship website.
The selection of Rhodes Scholars follows the same principles that guided the selection of the first Rhodes Scholars in 1902. The criteria include:
- Literary and scholastic achievements (academic excellence)
- Demonstrated energy in utilizing talents to the fullest (such as in sports, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, particularly those involving teamwork)
- Traits such as truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness, and fellowship
- Strong moral character, leadership instincts, and a genuine interest in the welfare of others
How to Apply?
Interested candidates are advised to carefully read the detailed Information for Candidates specific to their country/region. Make sure to note the opening and closing dates of the application for your respective country/region, and submit your application through the designated platform.
For more information and to access additional resources, kindly visit the official Rhodes Scholarship website.
Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to embark on an academic journey at one of the world’s most prestigious institutions. Apply today for the 2024 Rhodes Scholarship and seize the chance to shape a remarkable future!